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  • Mulbhoot Siddhanta (Basic Principles)

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde

    As previously stated, ayurvedic science is based on its mulbhoot siddhantas. Here v’ll deal with two important siddhant “Dosha-Dhatu-Mala” siddhant & “Panchamahabhoot  siddhant” I. Dosha-Dhatu-Mala Siddhanta “Doshadhatumalamulam hi shariram” (ref:ashtang hriday). This siddhant explains that human life is a constitution of three Doshas, seven Dhatus, and three Malas. Tridosha: Vata, Pitta, kapha are the three Doshas prevailing in our body, normalcy of these doshas keeps the body in a healthy state and their imbalance leads to diseased state. The normalcy or imbalance should be understood with  respect to the quantity, quality, and functions of these doshas. Sapta Dhatu: The human body is composed of seven dhatus, which are : Rasa (Plasma) – Rasa is the first dhatu, its function is “Prinan” (to provide nourishment to the body.) Rakta (Blood) – This second dhatu is essential bodily element which keeps life going.this function is known as “Jeevan”meda dhay. Mamsa (muscle) – Mamsa dhatu performs “ Lepan” function. lepan means to cover all the internal body components. Meda (Fat tissue) –“Snehan” is the main role of meda dhatu,the
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    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde


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