ROLE OF DINCHARYA AND RITUCHARYA IN HEALTH PROMOTION
Dr. Brij Kishor*, Dr. Mahesh Kumari, Dr. Archana Kumari, Dr. Akhilesh Shriwastva, Prof. Dalip Sharma
In the present era man can achieve anything but he cannot maintain the health, which is biggest challenge because of faulty food habits and life style. Ayurveda is an ancient science which gives prime importance for maintenance of health. Acharya Charka says “Swasthasya swathya rakshanam, Aathurasya Vikara prashamanam” The Sutra sthana of Charaka samhita is divided into seven chatushkas. Among them the second chatushka is called Swasthya chatushka which includes four chapters i.e Matrashitiya, Tasyashitiya, Na-vegandharaneya and Indriyopakaraneeya Adhayaya. These chapters give more importance for maintenance of both Physical and mental health. In the present article, an attempt is made to compile the information from these four chapters as to how we can maintain the physical health by following certain Ayurvedic procedures like Anjana, Abhayanga, Nasya etc. These daily regimen procedure have beneficial physiological effect on proper functioning of body there by maintaning a state of equilibrium of three humurs (Vatta, Pitta, Kapha), seven dhatus, three waste product and power of digestion along with pleasant mind, soul and sense organ which in turn help to attain positive health.
Keywords: Matrashitiya, Tasyashitiya, Na-vegandharaneya and Indriyopakaraneeya Adhayaya.
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