Word of the week – 28th April 2016

Kleda – (m) śarīrastham jalam, dravadravya viśeṣo vā [the water element situated in the body (moisture), or a description of liquid substances (CS. Sū. 26.43 (6))

āhāra-pariṇāma-bhāva-viśeṣaḥ (a state of transformation of the food); anna-śaithilya-pādanam tasya karma (its function is to soften the food) – CS. Śā. 6.95

A synonym = ārdratvam – wetness – SS. Sū. 18.21

śoṇitādi-vikāraḥ – (malārdratvam) – a disease of the dhātus beginning with rakta, the malas becoming increasingly wet

a pathological syndrome in the body characterized by wetness or phlegm like consistency – CS. Sū. 17. 84

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