|Etymology/ Definition||मेधा धारणवती धी । च. सू. २७/३५० चक्रपाणि|
|Reference||C.Su.27/350 Chakrapaan`i, S.Su. 2/3 D`alhan`a, S.Sha.1/18|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – mental vigour or power, intelligence, prudence, wisdom|
|Implied Meaning||It is the power of grasping and of comprehension of mind. This is an aspect of the intellect, which enables the person to perceive and retain the written word.|
|Elaboration||The drugs, which support grasping capacity of mind, are called Medhya Dravya. Medhaa is essential to understand the written word.|
Individuals representing Pitta constitution have good grasping power.
|Antonym||Amedhya , Durmedhastvam|
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