Majjakshaya, Majjākṣaya, Majja-kshaya: 1 definition



Majjakshaya 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 Majjākṣaya can be transliterated into English as Majjaksaya or Majjakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: A History of Indian Philosophy

Majjākṣaya (मज्जाक्षय, “majjā 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 Majjākṣaya include dizziness and darkness and some sort of asplastic anaemia.

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