Bhishaj, Bhishak, Bhiṣak, Bhiṣaj: 19 definitions
Bhishaj means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Bhishaj has 17 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Bhiṣak and Bhiṣaj can be transliterated into English as Bhisak or Bhishak or Bhisaj or Bhishaj, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
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Bhiṣaj (भिषज्):—Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Bhiṣaj (भिषज्):—1. , bhiṣakti heilen.
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Bhiṣaj (भिषज्):—2. —
1) Adj. heilend ; m. Arzt. Compar. bhiṣaktara. Superl. bhiṣaktama [Carakasaṃhitā 6,30.] —
2) m. — a) Heilmittel [Carakasaṃhitā 8.7.] — b) Nomen proprium verschiedener Manner.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Full-text (+89): Bhishagjita, Bhishakpriya, Vishabhishaj, Bhishaktama, Shatabhishaj, Bhishakpasha, Bhishakcakracittotsava, Bhishakcakranidana, Bhishaktara, Bhishaktva, Bhaishajya, Bhishagvati, Shatabhishaksena, Bhishagvid, Bhishagvara, Bhishagbhadra, Bhishanmatri, Shatabhisha, Bhishag, Bhishan.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. Attributes to be fulfilled (prāptukāma) and attributes to be cognized (jñātukāma) < [Part 1 - General questions]
Appendix 12 - The Dharma is like good medicine (bhaiṣajya) < [Chapter XXXVI - The eight recollections (anusmṛti or anussati)]
The Cūḷamāluṅkya-sutta < [Chapter XXV - Patience Toward the Dharma]
Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 9 - The (minor) Four Basic Factors of Therapeusis (Cikitsa) < [Sutrasthana (Sutra Sthana)]
Chapter 8 - The Treatment of Disease (roga-bhishaj-jiti-vimana) < [Vimanasthana (Vimana Sthana) — Section on Measure]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 9.112.1 < [Sukta 112]
Rig Veda 9.112.3 < [Sukta 112]
Rig Veda 10.97.6 < [Sukta 97]
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Medical ethics [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 8 - Ethics]
Attribute (guṇa) [in Charaka philosophy] < [Chapter 2 - Fundamental Categories]
History of Indian Medicine (and Ayurveda) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 25 - The Vaidya and Society < [Part 2-3 - Medical Institutions in Ancient India]
Chapter 24 - The Vaidyas (physician) < [Part 2-3 - Medical Institutions in Ancient India]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)