to smear, anoint, and oil massage.
good conduct, an established rule of conduct.
Agada tantra :
toxicology; a branch of Ayurveda dealing with poisons.
fire, light, heat.
conception of one’s individuality; egotism; pride; haughtiness.
food, that which goes in.
Ahara rasa :
the juice of food, essence of food, nutrient plasma.
activities that promote positive health.
indigestion, weak digestion.
free open space, ether, sky, atmosphere.
physical appearance, external shape.
a vessel made of dried gourd.
Alocaka (Pitta) :
a type of Pitta governing vision, causing to see.
uncooked, raw, undigested, a toxic material produced from undigested food.
Amala (Amalaki) :
an Ayurvedic herb, Emblica officinalis (Emblica myrobalan).
a disease caused by ama and vata, comparable to arthritis in modern medicine.
black pigment applied in eyes and eyelashes.
Anna-vaha srotas :
the channels transporting grains or food, the digestive system, alimentary canal.
a fluid vehicle for medicine; drink taken with or after medicine; drink after eating.
a secondary flavor (as a little sweetness in sour fruit), a subordinate feeling.
Anuvasana (Basti) :
Enema given with an oily substance.
the element water, water.
one of the five types of vata, which goes downward and is responsible for expulsion of faces, flatus, urine, menstrual blood etc.
offence, sin, wrong action, misuse.
one of the less important of two types of vital fluid (ojas) present in the body, inferior, lower.
A kind of migraine affecting half of the head or skull.
saintly, pious, and sacred.
economy, money, object.
posture, seat, position.
Asatmendriyartha samyoga :
improper contact of senses with their objects.
unwholesome, bad, improper.
Astanga Hrdya :
an ancient Ayurvedic text written by Vagabhatta.
Asthi-vaha srotas :
channels that carry nutrient material for bones.
demon, an evil spirit, opponent of God.
excessive use, over-use.
soul, spirit, true Self.
an address to God, name of God.
one of the five types of kapha, which gives support, hanging down or perpendicular.
which should not be pierced or punctured.
not producing heartburn (on account of being imperfectly digested).
Avipattikara churna :
an Ayurvedic medicine popularly used to treat hyperacidity.
the knowledge about body, mind, senses and soul.
combined form of soul, mind, body and senses, life span.