Hridamaya, Hṛdāmaya, Hrid-amaya: 4 definitions


Hridamaya 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.

The Sanskrit term Hṛdāmaya can be transliterated into English as Hrdamaya or Hridamaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Hridamaya in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Hṛdāmaya (हृदामय) refers to “heart-disease”, mentioned in verse 4.14-15 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] From the stoppage of cough (result) its increase, dyspnea, anorexia, heart-disease [viz., hṛdāmaya], desiccation, and hiccup. In this case a still more cough-destroying application (is) to be made”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hridamaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hṛdāmaya (हृदामय).—sickness of heart.

Derivable forms: hṛdāmayaḥ (हृदामयः).

Hṛdāmaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hṛd and āmaya (आमय).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hṛdāmaya (हृदामय):—[=hṛd-āmaya] [from hṛd] m. sickness of h°, [Caraka]

[Sanskrit to German]

Hridamaya in German

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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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