Ushapana: Drinking Water Early in the Morning

Ayurveda explains Ushapana as part of the healthy daily regimen. Here, water is advised for drinking early in the morning. The qualities, benefits and contra indications of this procedure are well laid out. Introduction In the daily regimen, the first activity is ‘Brahmi Muhurte Uttishte’ or waking up early in the morning before sunrise. 1 … Read more

Examination of Desha: Habitat / Human Body

Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SDesha means habitat. Desha in terms of treatment is the ‘human body’. Therefore examination of desha (Desha Pariksha) includes examination of habitat and various aspects of human body. Both would yield useful information related to treatment of diseases and diseased. Meaning of Desha Desha means place or … Read more

Anubandha: Examination of Association Of Patient With Longevity

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SAnubandha means association. Anubandha is the 6th factor to be examined according to Charaka’s ten factors to be examined i.e. dashavidha parikshya bhavas. This shall be understood in relation to the other 5 factors explained before this. For better understanding of anubandha we need to understand the factors … Read more

Karyaphala: Examination Of Attainment Of Health

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SKaryaphala means outcome or results of action. In the treatment process bringing about the balance of doshas and establishing health is the action. Obtaining health by the patient is the desired positive outcome of a comprehensive treatment approach.Karya = actionPhala = fruits / outcome / result Kaaryaphala … Read more

Examination Of Treatment Of Diseases: Karya

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SKarya is the fourth factor to be examined according to Master Charaka’s ten factors to be examined i.e. dashavidha parikshya bhavas. The first three factors are –Karana – the physician who is responsible to establish health Karana – instrument or medicines which help the physician in … Read more

Karana Pariksha – Examination Of Treatment Instruments and Medicines

Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SKarana means equipment or medicines. It is the second factor to be examined in accordance with the ‘tenfold’ factors to be examined i.e. Dashavidha Parikshya Bhavas as explained by Master Charaka. The first factor to be examined is Kaarana i.e. cause for establishing the equilibrium of tissues … Read more

Karyayoni: Examination Of Imbalance Of Dosha, Dhatu And Mala

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SKaryayoni is the third factor to be examined according to Master Charaka’s ten factors to be examined i.e. dashavidha parikshya bhavas. Karya = action, Yoni = sourceWe need to understand this in connection and in relation with the previous two factors and the factor succeeding it.Read … Read more

Investigation Of Cause: Kaarana Pariksha

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SAyurveda has emphasized on the cause and effect relationship in understanding all the events happening around us. Diseases are the effects and the etiological factors causing a disease are its causes. Cause is also called Karana. It is the first factor to be examined among the … Read more

Concept Of Immunosuppression In Ayurveda

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Immunosuppression – Suppression of the immune system and its ability to fight against infections and other diseases is called immunosuppression. Purpose Now why would we want to suppress the immune system of our body? To understand this we need to understand the meaning of immunity … Read more

10 Factors Of Examination: Dashavidha Parikshya Bhavas

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SMaster Charaka has detailed the examination of 10 factors in the Vimana Sthana section of Charaka Samhita. The master opines that every physician should have a thorough knowledge of investigating these 10 factors to become a good clinician. They can also be considered as 10 fold … Read more

error: Alert: Content is protected !!