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Ashtanga Hridayam

Ashtanga Hridayam (BAMS)

Sutrasthana

  • Ashtanga Hridayam (Sutrasthana), Chapter-1,(BAMS Ist Year), verse1.1-1.8

    Ashtanga Hridayam (Sutrasthana), Chapter-1,(BAMS Ist Year), verse1.1-1.8

    Ayushkamiya Adhyaya (Desire for long life)Ashtanga Hridayam Hello Friends, let’s start with the first chapter of Ashtanga Hridayam Sutrasthana of BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery)First year course. Namaskara (Obeisances) Salutation to the unique and rare physician, who has destroyed, without any residue all the diseases like Raga (lust, anger, greed, arrogance, jealousy, selfishness,…


  • Desire for long life, Ashtanga Hridayam, Sutrasthana, Chapter-1, verse 1.9-1.14, BAMS 1st year.

    Desire for long life, Ashtanga Hridayam, Sutrasthana, Chapter-1, verse 1.9-1.14, BAMS 1st year.

    Hello reader, in this post, we will further discuss Chapter-1 (Desire for long life) of Ashtanga Hridayam (Sutrasthana). In these verses, Acharya Vagbhata explains different kinds of digestive tracts, the formation of body constitutions, different properties of three doshas, basics tissues and wastes, six tastes, and the effect of taste on doshas. Koshtabhedah-(kinds of alimentary…


  • Ashtanga Hridayam, Chapter-1 (Desire for long life), Sutrasthana, BAMS 1st year, Ayurveda.

    Ashtanga Hridayam, Chapter-1 (Desire for long life), Sutrasthana,  BAMS 1st year, Ayurveda.

    In this post, we will learn about the remaining verses of chapter 1, desire for long life, of Ashtanga Hridayam, Sutrasthana under Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery, 1st year. Dravya bhedah-(Type of food substances) Shamana – Food that brings down the increased Dosha to normalcy Kopana – Food that increases the lowered Dosha to…


  • Chapter 2-Dinacharya, Ashtanga Hridayam, Sutrasthana

    Chapter 2-Dinacharya, Ashtanga Hridayam, Sutrasthana

    DINACHARYA ADHYAYA (Daily regimen) After the first chapter desire for long life (Ayushkamiea) Shri Vaghbhat explains the second chapter about the daily routine (Dinacharya Adhyaya) and preventive measures one has to follow for a healthy body, mind, and soul which is also one of the aims of Ayurveda.  We shall now expound the Dinacharya Adhyaya-chapter on…


  • RITUCHARY ADHYAYA (Ayurveda Seasonal routine)

    Ayurveda Seasonal routine or Ritucharya is the 3rd chapter of Ashtanga Hridayam. The word Ritucharya is made of two words – Ritu means seasons and Charya means do’s and don’ts (regimen). In this chapter Shri Vagbhata discusses in detail regarding different seasons and the regimen (routine) to be followed. The last chapter was about daily…


  • Prevention of diseases, Ashtanga Hridyam, Sutrasthana.

    After ‘Ritucharya Adhyaya‘, Acharya Vagbhata expounded the chapter ‘Roganutpadaniya’ (Prevention of Diseases), thus said Atreya and other great sages. Preamble: In the present chapter Vagbhata stressed that all the diseases will be manifested due to the forceful expulsion and voluntary suppression of the natural urges only. Hence for the prevention of the diseases one should…


  • Chapter-5, Knowledge of Liquid Substances, Ashtanga Hridayam, Sutrasthana.

    Knowledge of Liquid Substances (Drava-dravaya Adhyaya) After the chapter Prevention of disease, (Roganutpadaniya) Acharya Vagbhata expounded the chapter Knowledge of Liquid Substances (Drava-Dravaya Adhyaya), said Lord Atreya and other great sages. In the previous three chapters, preventive measures to maintain positive health have been detailed. The present chapter deals with the liquid substances available in…


  • Oil Massage/Abhyanga-an Ayurvedic approach

    Oil massage/Abhyanga is the Ayurvedic art of massaging the body by use of medicinal oils. In Abhyanga, warm oil is applied all over the body, from the head to the sole. There are many benefits from regular massage, whether done by an Ayurvedic doctor or done in the comfort of our home ourselves. हिन्दी में…


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