Mandagni, aka: Manda-agni, Mandāgni; 5 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Mandāgni (मन्दाग्नि) refers to “dyspeptic” (having weak digestion). The literal translation is “slow digestion”. The term is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Suśruta-saṃhitā and the Caraka-saṃhitā.

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Mandāgni (मन्दाग्नि).—One of the four states of Jāṭharāgni (digestive system);—The word Manda means mild. The strength of agni is less in this state. Even the slightest variation in regular amount is felt heavy for its capacity of digestion impairing the functions of agni. Mandāgni is influenced by kapha-doṣa. It is unable to digest even small amounts of food; creates heaviness in abdomen and head, cough, dyspnea, excessive salivation, vomiting, pain all over the body. It takes long time to digest even small quantities of food. This is said to be the basic cause for all pathogenesis.

Source: PMC: Formation and validation of questionnaire to assess Jāṭharāgni
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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mandāgni (मंदाग्नि).—m (manda & agni. Slow fire.) fig. Feebleness of the digestive faculty, apepsy: and attrib. of weak or bad digestion, dyspeptic.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mandāgni (मंदाग्नि).—m Feebleness of the digestive faculty, apepsy. a Dyspeptic.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

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Mandāgni (मन्दाग्नि).—a. having a weak digestion.

-gniḥ slowness of digestion.

Mandāgni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms manda and agni (अग्नि).

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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