Kaphakshaya, aka: Kapha-kshaya, Kaphakṣaya; 4 Definition(s)


Kaphakshaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Kaphakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Kaphaksaya or Kaphakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

[Kaphakshaya in Hinduism glossaries]

Kaphakṣaya (पित्तक्षय, “kapha deficiency”).—The Sanskrit name for one of the eighteen types of bodily defiencies (kṣaya), as described by Vāgbhaṭa (6th-century). He was the auther of both the Aṣṭāṅgasaṃgraha and the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā, both classics in Āyurveda literature. Symptoms and signs of Kaphakṣaya include lethargy (state of tiredness) and looseness of the joints.

(Source): Wisdom Library: A History of Indian Philosophy

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Kaphakshaya in Marathi glossaries]

kaphakṣaya (कफक्षय).—m (S) Pulmonary consumption.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kaphakṣaya (कफक्षय).—m Pulmonary consumption.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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.

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