Madatyaya, Madātyaya, Mada-atyaya: 11 definitions



Madatyaya 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Madātyaya (मदात्यय) refers to “alcoholism”, as mentioned in verse 5.15-16 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] normal, fat, and lean (respectively get) those who drink water during, after, and before meals. Cold water removes alcoholism [viz., madātyaya], lassitude, stupor, nausea, fatigue, giddiness, thirst, heat through hot (factors), hemorrhage, and poison”.

Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Madātyaya (मदात्यय) refers to “alcoholism” and is one of the various diseases mentioned in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes.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 madātyaya] 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).

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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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Rasashastra (chemistry and alchemy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Rasa-śāstra

Madātyaya (मदात्यय) refers to one of the four “evil effects of drinking wine in excess” (i.e., madyapana) according to the fifth volume of the Rasajalanidhi (chapter 20). Accordingly, “Madatyaya, due to an excess of vayu, is indicated by hiccough, asthma, shaking of the head, pain in the sides, insomnia, and ravings. Madatyaya, due to an excess of pitta, is indicated by thirst, sensation of heat, fever, perspiration, distraction of mind, diarrhoea, and yellowishness of skin. Madatyaya due to an excess of kapha is indicated by vomiting, aversion to food, nausea, drowsiness, sensation of the skin being wet and cold, feeling of heaviness of the body, and coldness. Madatyaya, due to an excess of the three doshas, is indicated by a combination of some or all of the symptoms stated above”.

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Rasashastra (रसशास्त्र, rasaśāstra) is an important branch of Ayurveda, specialising in chemical interactions with herbs, metals and minerals. Some texts combine yogic and tantric practices with various alchemical operations. The ultimate goal of Rasashastra is not only to preserve and prolong life, but also to bestow wealth upon humankind.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Madatyaya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

madātyaya (मदात्यय).—m or madātyayavāyu m S Raging madness, mania, phrenzy. madātyaya without vāyu often signifies Stupor or extreme disorder from intoxication; also Destruction of haughtiness or pride.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Madātyaya (मदात्यय).—any distemper (such as headache) resulting from drunkenness.

Derivable forms: madātyayaḥ (मदात्ययः).

Madātyaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mada and atyaya (अत्यय). See also (synonyms): madātaṅka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Madātyaya (मदात्यय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Disorder induced by drunkenness; headache, sickness, loss of appetite, &c. E. mada drunkenness, atyaya consequence.

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

Madātyaya (मदात्यय):—[from mada > mad] m. ‘passing off of wine’, disorder resulting from intoxication (as head-ache etc.), [Suśruta] (cf. pānātyaya)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Madātyaya (मदात्यय):—[madā+tyaya] (yaḥ) 1. m. Idem.

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Madatyaya 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Madatyaya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Madātyaya (ಮದಾತ್ಯಯ):—[noun] a disease caused by persistent consumption of alcoholic liquors or other intoxicants.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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