CONCEPT OF PRAKRITI IN AYURVEDA AND ITS IMPORTANCE- A CRITICAL REVIEW

Authors

  • DR. R.N. MAHANTA PROFESSOR -JJAMCH-ALIGARH
  • DR. DEEPAK GUPTA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR -JJAMCH. ALIGARH
  • DR. DIVYA PANCHAL M.D. Scholar, Panchakarma, A & U Tibbia College and Hospital
  • GOLDEN SINGH BAMS SCHLOR -JJAMCH

Keywords:

Prakriti, Doshas, Health

Abstract

Prakriti represents the proportion of „Doshas‟, which represents the ideal state of balance, and it serves as the goal for us to strive toward. It will manifest in us throughout our life time through our physical characteristics, natural urges, likes and dislikes, and psychological preference. Prakriti means manifestation of special characteristics due to predominance of Doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha the functional component of body). All the physiological process are directly controlled by Vata-Pitta and Kapha (three body humours) and Mansika Doshas (functional psychic factors) thus healthy status can be maintained by maintaining normality of Prakriti. By knowing the Prakriti, one will know about the strength of a person to combat with the lifestyle diseases as person having equilibrium in Prakriti is said to be having best immunity and strength.

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Published

15-05-2023

How to Cite

DR. R.N. MAHANTA, DR. DEEPAK GUPTA, DR. DIVYA PANCHAL, & GOLDEN SINGH. (2023). CONCEPT OF PRAKRITI IN AYURVEDA AND ITS IMPORTANCE- A CRITICAL REVIEW. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(5). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2737