Madadhya, aka: Madāḍhya, Mada-adhya; 2 Definition(s)

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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1) Madāḍhya (मदाढ्य) is another name (synonym) for Kadamba, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Neolamarckia cadamba (burflower-tree). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.97), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus. Certain plant parts of Kūṣmāṇḍa are eaten as a vegetable (śāka), and it is therefore part of the Śākavarga group of medicinal plants, referring to the “group of vegetables/pot-herbs”.

2) Madāḍhya (मदाढ्य) is another name (synonym) for Tāla, which is a Sanskrit name for the plant Borassus flabellifer (doub palm). This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 9.83), which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Madāḍhya (मदाढ्य).—a. drunk, intoxicated.

-ḍhyaḥ the palm tree.

Madāḍhya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mada and āḍhya (आढ्य).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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