Adhyavata, Āḍhyavāta, Adhya-vata, Ādhyavāta: 5 definitions
Adhyavata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
Ādhyavāta (आध्यवात) refers to “rheumatic palsy on the loins” and is one of the various diseases mentioned in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning ādhyavāta] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Āḍhyavāta (आढ्यवात).—[āḍhyo vāto yatra] a convulsive or rheumatic palsy of the loins.
Derivable forms: āḍhyavātaḥ (आढ्यवातः).
Āḍhyavāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āḍhya and vāta (वात).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āḍhyavāta (आढ्यवात):—[=āḍhya-vāta] [from āḍhya] m. a convulsive or rheumatic palsy of the loins, [Suśruta]
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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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Sushruta Samhita, volume 4: Cikitsasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 29 - The therapeutics of Rheumatic Conditions (vata-shonita-cikitsa) < [Cikitsasthana (Cikitsa Sthana) — Section on Therapeutics]