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In Sanskrit this word means trunk of the body. In ayurvedic terminology it refers to the sound rising form the heart that is felt by the ears and not heard.
It means the bone marrow. Being one of the seven dhatus it is soft and has the main function of filling up the asthi and nourishing the shukra.
It means the waste products that are excreted out of the body by some or the other phenomenon. It primarily includes urine, feces and sweat.
Honey - Madhu is sweet in taste and non-ctuous. It increases vata, heals wounds, good for cough, dyspnoea and also for vision.
These are the sacred words or phrases that have a spiritual significance and power. These are of two types: one that is expressed or said by voice and are heard whereas others are non- uttered but are repeated internally.
These are the nerve crossings where nerves come to the fascia and relate to the vital human body organs. Marmas are the 365 vital energy points in the body of which 108 are of great importance in ayurveda. They are also called door receptors.
Literal meaning is illusion whereas in spiritual terms it refers to god's creative energy, cosmic illusion. The illusion here is not an illusion in terms of it being unreal but in terms of the divine acts, sport or lila played by the cosmic deities.
It is the fat tissue supported by mamsa dhatu. The main function of this one of the seven bodily tissues is to support the human body and lubricate it. Meda's presence in excess can cause obesity and physical weakness.
It means liberation, freedom in every aspect and every way of life.
That which causes intoxication.
Emetic nut, Latin name: Randia spinosa.
Sweet taste of flavor, pleasant, charming, delightful.
Any intoxicating drink or substance.
Big elements, gross elements, being great.
Intellect, great principle.
Channels transporting bone marrow.
The act making impure, staining.
Channels transporting muscles.
Rice preparation The drained water after boiling rice resembling thin fluid is called manda. It helps in easy digestion of food and eases bowel movements. It also relieves thirst and exahustion.
Weakened state of digestive fire.
Mental power, intelligence, wisdom, and prudence.
Channels transporting fatty tissue.
That which enhances wisdom, mental power and intelligence.
Wrong use, wrong employment.
Moong ki daal
A variety of green dry beans used for cooking or making sprouts.
Soft, delicate, tender.
A sign, position, image commonly practiced in Yoga or religious worship.
Channels transporting the urine.