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Etymology/ Definitionमेधा धारणवती धी । च. सू. २७/३५० चक्रपाणि
ReferenceC.Su.27/350 Chakrapaan`i, S.Su. 2/3 D`alhan`a, S.Sha.1/18
Literary MeaningM / W – mental vigour or power, intelligence, prudence, wisdom
Implied MeaningIt 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.
ElaborationThe 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.
AntonymAmedhya Durmedhastvam

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