Importance of Satvawajaya Chikitsa in Shareerika Vyadhi

  • Dr. Ranesh AK Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic College and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. Manjunath Adiga Professor, Dept. of Kayachikitsa, Sri Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic College and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Psychotherapy, Psycho‑Behavioural Therapy, Sattvavajaya Chikitsa, Trividha Chikitsa

Abstract

In Ayurveda, Satwavajaya Chikitsa is considered to be having the psychospiritual approach with a nonpharmacological treatment modality which solely deals on the mind and its related attributes. It consists five methodologies, two principles, three dimensions, three psychotherapeutic domains, and five techniques. Withdrawal of the bothered mind from unwholesome objects is the prime focus of Satwavajaya Chikitsa. Mainly focusing on the intelligence, consciousness, memory, and spiritual aspects of the affected individuals, Satwavajaya Chikitsa aims at stimulating consciousness, altering and discriminating the maladaptive thoughts or actions. Thus, it helps in managing psychiatric, psychological, and psychosomatic ailments. The present review article throws light on the detailed descriptions of basic doctrines of Satwavajaya Chikitsa concept and also offers a brief note on its contemporary relevance, recent insights and applied clinical facets. This paper reports the researches, reviews and studies on Satwavajaya Chikitsa encompassing nonpharmacological nootropic efficacy.

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How to Cite
Dr. Ranesh AK, & Dr. Manjunath Adiga. (2020). Importance of Satvawajaya Chikitsa in Shareerika Vyadhi. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 5(04), 149-156. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/960
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