PARADI GUNA AND ITS UTILITY IN AYURVEDA – A REVIEW
Dr. Archana N.* and Dr. Sanjaya K. S.
Ayurveda has given utmost importance to fundamental principles as they are the basics which need to be understood for understanding, analyzing and differentiating the normal and abnormal conditions, may it be doshas, dhatus or qualities and actions of a dravya on body. Ayurveda described guna as that which signifies the quality of a dravya without which no karma is possible. Though many factors attribute for success of a treatment, caraka has given prime importance to paradi gunas, because even after having best of chatushpadas one cannot achieve success in therapeutics without proper implementation of paradi gunas. Proper planning at every stage leads to success of physician.
Keywords: Guna, paradi guna, chikitsa, karma.
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