A REVIEW ON CONCEPT OF KALA SHARIR
Vd. Suryakant D. Rokade* and Vd. Vikas Ashok Kashikar
Ayurveda is the science of life. Shushruta was an ancient indian physician known as main author of the treatise and the father of surgery. At that time Ayurvedic rachana sharir is developed science. He written the various concept of rachana sharir and its brief knowledge in Sharirsthana. Kala sharir is important concept of Ayurvedic rachana sharir. Study of kala is important in study of human physiology along with the anatomy. Kala means layers or membranes of our body organ. According to sushruta, kala is dhatu aashaya antara maryaadaaha i.e the separator of dhatu and its Ashaya. The specific kala is located at specific sites. Seven kala are mention by Acharya sushruta Mansadhara, raktadhara, medodhara, sheshmadhara, purishdhara, pittadhara, shukradhara. Hence its need to interpret and understand the concept, to clear knowledge about kala and its correlation with the modern science.
Keywords: Shushruta was an ancient indian modern science.
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