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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Desire for long life

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 …

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