|Etymology/ Definition||पायसः क्षीरसिध्दाः तण्डुलाः । सु.उ.६०/१३ डल्हण|
|Reference||S.Su.46/345 D`alhan`a, S.U.60/13 D`alhan`a|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – prepared with or made of milk|
|Implied Meaning||Paayasa is rice cooked with milk.|
|Elaboration||It is heavy to digest, strengthening to body components. It also promotes adipose tissue and Kapha. It is similar in properties to that of Vilepee and is Visht`hamabhee [ Constipating due to obstruction of the urine or faeces, which causes painful defecation with aggravated flatus .]( S. Su. 46 / 345 D`alhan`a ).|
It is contraindicated in persons having Agnimaandya ( digestive power at lower level ), obesity, and vitiated ulcers.
Other various forms of Paayasa described in different texts – Godhooma Paayasa, Eran`d`a Paayasa ( Chakradatta )
Last updated on June 16th, 2021 at 04:56 am