Mamsadhatu, Māṃsadhātu, Mamsha-dhatu: 1 definition

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Google Books: A Practical Approach to the Science of Ayurveda

Māṃsadhātu (मांसधातु, “muscular tissue”).—One of the seven fundamental tissues (saptadhātu).—It is the main cementing component of the body, holding the body, limbs and organs together. It is a covering of delicate vital organs. It performs the movements of the joints and maintains sturdiness and physical strength in the body. It is involved in the production of meda-dhātu and provides protection to the complete skeleton system.

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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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