Definition of Ayurveda

1. Noun. (Sanskrit) an ancient medical treatise summarizing the Hindu art of healing and prolonging life; sometimes regarded as a 5th Veda.




Definition of Ayurveda

1. Noun. Traditional Hindu alternative medicine, involving balancing three bodily humours of wind, bile, and phlegm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ayurveda

1. a Hindu system of medicine [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ayurveda

Ayr
Ayrab
Ayrabs
Ayre
Ayre brush
Ayrshire
Ayrshires
Ayside
Aythya
Aythya affinis
Aythya americana
Aythya ferina
Aythya marila
Aythya valisineria
Aytos
Ayurveda (current term)
Ayurvedic
Ayya Vaikundar
Ayyavazhi
Az Zarqa
Azactam
Azad Jammu and Kashmir
Azadirachta
Azadirachta indica
Azal
Azaleastrum
Azaouad
Azar
Azari
Azawad

Literary usage of Ayurveda

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1. Dancing With Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Master Subramuniya (2003)
"Ayurveda teaches that the true healing powers reside in the mind at the quantum level. Wellness depends on the correct balance of three bodily humors, ..."

2. Sri Lanka by Elke Frey, Gerhard Lemmer, Jayanthi Namasivayam (2001)
"Ayurveda Ayurveda is a holistic method of treatment which has been tried and tested ... A list of Ayurveda facilities is available from Tourist Information ..."

3. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"In addition to mental factors, lifestyle, and dosha imbalance, Ayurveda ... Ayurveda emphasizes the interdependence of the health of the individual and the ..."

4. Living With Siva by Subramuniya (2001)
"Health and Longevity Hat/ia yoga, coupled with ayurveda, regulates the heat of ... Therefore, Hat/ia yoga and ayurveda, which balance the energies of the ..."

5. Biographies of Words and the Home of the Aryas by Friedrich Max Müller (1888)
"Why I could not vouch for the age of the so-called Ayurveda, Prof. Roth knows probably better than anybody else. I had the same impression which he seems to ..."

6. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"This spice is extolled in ayurveda as a universal balancer of doshas. ... Ayurveda extols it as a rejuvenator of väta. The whole garlic plant is recommended ..."

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