Ayurveda References with the Letter M
Ma - Lakshmi Goddess of wealth. According
to Ayurveda ‘Ma’ is delivers one's feelings, memory,
the use of the heart and way of life.
Madhyama - Sanskrit word meaning ‘body's
trunk’. In Ayurveda health terminology it refers to
the heart's sound felt by the ears but not heard.
Majja - The literal meaning being the
bone marrow. One of the seven Dhatus, soft with the main function
being that of filling up the Asthi and nourishing the Shukra.
Malas - Meaning the waste products that are
excreted out of the body, primarily including urine, feces
Madhura - Literally; sweet.
Mantram - Sacred words or phrases that have a
spiritual significance and power commonly encountered Ayurveda treatments
Marmas - The nerve crossings where nerves
come to the fascia and relate to the vital human body organs. ‘Marmas’
are the 365 vital energy points in the body of which 108 are of
great importance to Ayurveda care herbal studies. They are also
referred to as door receptors.
Maya - Literally meaning illusion whereas
in spiritual terms it refers to god's creative energy and/or cosmic
illusion. Illusion, as referred to here, is not an unreal but in
terms of the divine acts, sport or ‘Lila’ played by
the cosmic deities.
Meda - The fat tissue supported by ‘Mamsa
Dhatu’, with its main function being that to support and lubricate
the human body. ‘Meda's’ excessive presence in the body
can result in obesity and weakness.
Moksha - Meaning liberation, freedom in every aspect
and every way of life.
Madakari - Referring to ‘that’ which
Madanaphala - Literal description; Emetic nut,
Latin name: Randia spinosa.
Madhura - A taste of sweet flavor, pleasant,
charming and delightful.
Madya - Referring to any intoxicating
drink or substance.
Mahabhuta - Big elements, gross elements,
Mahad tattva - Intellect, great principle.
Mahendra - The great Indra, the king of demigods.
Majja-vaha srotas - Channels transporting
Malinikarana - Making impure acts, staining.
Mamsa-vaha srotas - Channels transporting
Manas - The Mind.
Manda - Adjective; Slow.
Mandagni - Used by Ayurveda herb documentation
referring to a weakened state of digestive fire.
Medha - Mental power, intelligence, wisdom,
Medo-vaha srotas - Channels transporting fatty
Medya - Wisdom enhancement, mental power
Mithya-yoga - Wrong use, wrong employment.
Matsaya - Fish
Moong ki daal - A variety of green dry beans used
for cooking or making sprouts.
Mrudu - A reference commonly used by herbal medicine
natural remedies inscriptions relating to Soft, delicate and tender.
Mudra - A sign, position or image commonly practiced
in Ayurveda yoga or religious worship.
Mutra - Ayurveda India's native language word for
Mutra-vaha srotas - The channels transporting