Ojakshaya, aka: Ojas-kshaya, Ojakṣaya; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

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The Sanskrit term Ojakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Ojaksaya or Ojakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

[Ojakshaya in Hinduism glossaries]

Ojakṣaya (ओजक्षय, “ojas 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 Ojakṣaya include emotional disturbances with loss of concentration. Psychological cry caused due to unknown fears.

(Source): Wisdom Library: A History of Indian Philosophy

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