rasa: rasa dhatu or plasma, lymphatics, represented by kapha. Also means taste such as sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent/spicy, astringent.
pranayama: special breathing exercises. For specifics, see chapter XII of Dr. Vasant Lad’s book Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing.
prajna paradha: obstruction of wisdom, mental perversity.
prabhava: the exception, or unusual effect.
pippali: Indian long pepper, Piper longum.
pancha karma: purification therapy.
marma marga: synonymous with madhyama marga.
marga: pathways in which the doshas flow.
manas: the thinking mind. See also buddhi and chitta.
madhyama marga: the middle or vital pathway.