CONCEPTUAL STUDY OF MANA AND ROLE OF ABHYANGA IN MANAS VYADHI: A REVIEW
*Dr. Patil Yogeshwari Dilip and Dr. Sabu Narayan R.
Our Ancient Ayurvedic science has gave very much importance to attain and maintain healthy state of both body as well as mind. Literature has also explained the health promotive measures to be adopted in day to day life (Dincharya), and seasonal variation (Ritucharya) for maintaining the healthy state. Consideration of mind while treating the body is unique concept of Ayurveda. Equilibrium in mind and body is a state of wellbeing, which can be attained by behavioural modifications. Nowadays due to modifications in daily routine, faulty lifestyle, modernization and stress, mental state is disturbed. Dincharya should be followed by one who is expecting a heathy life. Abhyanga is one of the techniques in Dincharya, means application of sneha dravyas on body, which relaxes body and mind. Here an attempt is made to elaborate and understand the body mind connection of Abhyanga.
Keywords: Dincharya, Ritucharya,, Abhyanga, sneha dravya, Health.
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