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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Hind. myth., the wind or wind-god.

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  • n. Hindu wind god

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  • This element in Sri Aurobindo is also inflected as "wind" vayu and seen as that stage in the manifestation when polarity emerges, leading to motion through the push and pull of attraction and repulsion.

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  • This highly effective meditation deals with vayu siddhi, the power of air.

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  • According to ayurveda, the five fundamental elements that make up the universe--space (akasha), air (vayu), fire (agni), water (apu) and earth (prithvi)--also make up the human physiology.

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  • The five great elements (‘byung-ba chen-po, Skt. mahabhuta) are earth (sa, Skt. prthivi) water (chu, Skt. ap) fire (me, Skt. tejas) wind (rlung, Skt. vayu) space (nam-mkha’, Skt. akasha).

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  • According to Hindu philosophy the human body is a combination of five basic natural elements (Sanskrit - tattva), namely agni (fire), jala (water), vayu (air), prithvi (earth) and akasha (space/aether). photo: Creative Commons/Patrick.

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  • ingredient of a mixture, antidote for obesity, ingredient of a mixture, purgative, ingredient of a plaster, eliminates vermin from ulcer, ingredient of a liquid medicine, for controlling vayu disorders, ingredient of a wine, or taken alone specific for abdominal dropsy and many other uses.

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