Amaya, Āmaya, Amāya, Āmāya: 12 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
Āmaya (आमय) is another name for “Kuṣṭha” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning āmaya] 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
āmaya : (nt.) illness.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Amāya, (adj.) (a + māyā) not deceiving, open, honest Sn.941 (see Nd1 422: māyā vuccati vañcanikā cariyā). Cp. next. (Page 73)
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Āmaya, (etym.? cp. Sk. āmaya) affliction, illness, misery; only as an° (adj.) not afflicted, not decaying, healthy, well (cp. BSk. nirāmaya Aśvaghoṣa II.9) Vin.I, 294; Vv 1510 (= aroga VvA.74); 177; 368; J.III, 260, 528; IV, 427; VI, 23. Positive only very late, e. g. Sdhp.397. (Page 104)
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Āmāya, (adj.) (to be considered either a der. from amā (see amājāta in same meaning) or to be spelt amāya which metri causa may be written ā°) “born in the house” (cp. semantically Gr. i)qagenήs › indigenous), inborn, being by birth, in cpd. °dāsa (dāsī) a born slave, a slave by birth J.VI, 117 (= gehadāsiyā kucchismiṃ jātadasī C.), 285 (= dāsassa dāsiyā kucchimhi jātadāsā). (Page 104)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
āmaya (आमय).—m S Disease or disorder, sickness, illness.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Not cunning or sagacious, guileless, sincere, honest.
-yā 1 Absence of fraud or deceit, honesty, sincerity.
2) (In Vedānta Phil.) Absence of delusion or error, knowledge of the supreme truth.
-yam The Supreme Spirit (brahma).
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Āmaya (आमय).—[ā-mī karaṇe ac; Tv.; said to be fr. am also the word may also be derived as āmena ayyate iti āmayaḥ]
1) Disease, sickness, distemper; दुःखशोकामयप्रदाः (duḥkhaśokāmayapradāḥ) Bg.17.9; दर्पामयः (darpāmayaḥ) Mv.4.22; आमयस्तु रतिरागसंभवः (āmayastu ratirāgasaṃbhavaḥ) R.19.48; समौ हि शिष्टैराम्नातौ वर्त्स्यन्तावामयः स च (samau hi śiṣṭairāmnātau vartsyantāvāmayaḥ sa ca) Śi.2.1.
2) Damage, hurt, distruction; देवानामिव सैन्यानि सङ्ग्रामे तारकामये (devānāmiva sainyāni saṅgrāme tārakāmaye) Rām.6.4.54.
-yam Name of the medical plant Costus Speciosus.
Derivable forms: āmayaḥ (आमयः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) 1. True, wise. 2. Sincere, guileless, free from error or deceit. f.
(-yā) 1. Absence of delusion, knowledge of the truth. 2. Sincerity, honesty. E. a neg. māyā deceit, delusion.
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(-yaḥ) Sickness, disease. n.
(-yaṃ) A grass, (Costus.) E. am to be sick, ghañ affix, āma, and ya, from yā to obtain.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āmaya (आमय).—i. e. am, [Causal.] + a (anomal.), m. Sickness, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 209.
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Amāya (अमाय).—f. honesty, truth, [Hitopadeśa] ii. [distich] 33.
Amāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and māya (माय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Amāya (अमाय).—[adjective] not clever, unwise.
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Amāyā (अमाया).—[feminine] no deceit or guile; [instrumental] without guile.
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Āmaya (आमय).—[masculine] hurt, disease.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Amāya (अमाय):—[=a-māya] mfn. not cunning, not sagacious, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] free from deceit, guileless, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]
3) Amāyā (अमाया):—[=a-māyā] [from a-māya] f. absence of delusion or deceit or guile
4) Āmaya (आमय):—[from āma] m. sickness, disease, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Yājñavalkya; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.
5) [v.s. ...] indigestion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] n. the medicinal plant Costus Speciosus, [Bhāvaprakāśa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Amāya (अमाय):—[a-māya] (yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a. Sincere, without guile. Also amāyika, amāyin.
2) Amaya (अमय):—[ama+ya] (yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a. Watery.
3) Āmaya (आमय):—(yaḥ) 1. m. Sickness.
4) Amāyā (अमाया):—[a-māyā] (yā) 1. f. Sincerity.
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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Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
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Mandukya Upanishad (by Kenneth Jaques)
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