Shighramita, Śīghramitā: 1 definition


Shighramita 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 Śīghramitā can be transliterated into English as Sighramita or Shighramita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Śīghramitā (शीघ्रमिता, “quickness”) refers to one of the attributes of vāta (one of the three biological humors, or tridoṣa). Viśadatā is characterised by quick in initiating actions, acting on impulse, restless activities, mood swings, scattered thoughts, poor long-term memory and fast speech. Vāta represents the “airy element” of the human body and is situated in the basti (pelvic region). It is also known as Vāyu.

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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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