Dominik Wujastyk d.wujastyk at UCL.AC.UK
Fri Oct 22 09:38:03 UTC 2004

.sa.s.tikaa is a reasonably common word in the corpus of ayurvedic
literature.  It occurs in Carakasamhita, Susrutasamhita, Astangahrdaya,
Sarngadharasamhita, and Bhavaprakasa.  Not in the Madhavanidana.


On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, Maheswaran Nair wrote:

> Dear members,
> References say that <.sa.s.tikaa> as variety of rice which yields in sixty days,  is mentioned in the Mahabharta.  Can any one please give the exact location of its occurence.Also references in other works.Thanks in advance.
> K.Maheswaran Nair
> University of Kerala

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