What is the difference between traditional and ayurveda?

traditional | ayurveda |

traditional

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
  • I think her traditional values are antiquated .
  • Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
  • In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
  • Antonyms

    * nontraditional, non-traditional * untraditional

    Derived terms

    * traditionally

    ayurveda

    Noun

    (-)
  • Traditional Hindu alternative medicine, involving balancing three bodily humours of wind, bile, and phlegm.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year = 1788 , isbn = , date = , author = Asiatic Society of Bengal , publisher = Manuel Cantopher , location = Calcutta, India , title = Asiatic researches or transactions of the Society instituted in Bengal, for inquiring into the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature, of Asia , volume = 1 , url = http://books.google.com/books?id=AyhFAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA340 , page = 340 , chapter = XVIII , passage = From these are deduced the four Upavédas'', namely, ''Ayush, Gándharva, Dhanush,'' and ''St'hápatya''; the first of which, or ''Ayurvéda'' , was delivered to mankind by Brahma', Indra, Dhanwantari, and ''five other Deities ; and comprizes the theory of Disorders and Medicines, with the practical methods of curing Diseases. }}

    Derived terms

    * Ayurvedic