Shilajit, Śilājit, Shila-jit: 9 definitions
Shilajit means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Shilajit has 8 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Śilājit can be transliterated into English as Silajit or Shilajit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Śilājit (शिलाजित्):—(!) f. dass. [Rājanirghaṇṭa] bei [WILSON.]
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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Search found 5 books and stories containing Shilajit, Śilājit, Silajit, Shila-jit, Śilā-jit, Sila-jit; (plurals include: Shilajits, Śilājits, Silajits, jits). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 2: Minerals (uparasa) (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 1 - Characteristics of Shilajatu or Shilajit (bitumen) < [Chapter IV - Uparasa (4): Shilajatu or Shilajit (bitumen)]
Brihat Samhita (by N. Chidambaram Iyer)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita (by Nayana Sharma)
History of Indian Medicine (and Ayurveda) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
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