Yogavahi, Yogavāhī, Yoga-vahi: 5 definitions

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Yogavahi 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Yogavāhi (योगवाहि):—Catalyst; The one that accelerates the properties of others. An attribute of Vata. Drug vehicles; substances that when administered with / after the drug work in harmony with the drug to facilitate the purported action of the drug; e. g. Honey, Warm water, etc.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yogavāhī (योगवाही).—

1) an alkali.

2) honey.

3) quicksilver.

Yogavāhī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yoga and vāhī (वाही).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yogavāhī (योगवाही).—f. (-hī) 1. Alkali. 2. Quicksilver. E. yoga joining of metals, vāha effecting.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Yogavāhī (योगवाही):—[=yoga-vāhī] [from yoga-vāha > yoga] f. alkali, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] honey, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] quicksilver, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yogavāhī (योगवाही):—[yoga-vāhī] (hī) 3. f. Alkali; quicksilver, or mercury.

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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 (even English!). 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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