from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In India, one of the caste of hereditary physicians, accounted a mixed caste.


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  • The Hindoo practitioners are called 'baid' (Sanskrit 'vaidya', followers of the Veda, that is to say, the Ayur Veda).

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  • You may use chyavanaprash, drakshasava, arogyavardhini (which are Ayurvedic preparations used in health promotion). after consulting your family vaidya. i.e. expert in Ayurveda (one of the ancient Indian system of medicine, which literally means science or knowledge of life).

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  • In the interiors of India the support systems took the form of pravachankar, puranik, kirtankar, astrologer, vaidya etc.

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  • His ADC told him about a vaidya in the city who he felt could be given a chance, just in case it helped.

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  • At a press conference here, he said the JAC would organise a public meeting 'Telangana vaidya garjana (medical)' here at Osmania Medical College, Koti.

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  • However, the area was in the grip of a cholera epidemic and rather than attend to his needs, desperate survivors asked him whether he was "a hakim, a vaidya, a doctor".

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  • We may use chyavanaprash, drakshasava, arogyavardhini after consulting our family vaidya.

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  • They said the vaidya sala had evolved an effective ayurvedic treatment for the disease over the years.

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  • [...] my last day at the Asia-Oceanic Conference on Obesity, I listened to Steve Smith from the Pennington Biomedical Research Centre, Baton Rouge, LA, talk [...] shailla vaidya says:

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