Swapna in Ayurveda

  • Preethishree M Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Kriya Sharira, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwar College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
  • Pratibha Kulkarni Professor and HOD, Department of Kriya Sharrira, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwar College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
Keywords: Swapna, Arishta, Prakruti, Grahabhada, Manovaha Srotas, Dosha, Ayurveda

Abstract

Ayurveda being an ancient literature has given importance to each and every corner of life in maintaining health as well as diseased condition. Swapna is one among that. Acharyas has given almost importance for Swapna for diagnosis purpose as well as disease condition. Charaka has explained Swapna in the context of Arishta Lakshanas of disease. Kashyapa explained the concept in the discussion of Grahabhada. Almost all Acharyas stated the concept of Swapna in Prakruti. At the time of conception, Prukruti of a person is decided and status of Dosha at the time of conception determines Prakruti. So the Guna of dominant Dosha will be materializing in the form of Swapna. After Swapna, when its result appears as good or bad, if bad dreams occurs, procedures to be followed for its pacification. These are the things going to be discussed in this article.

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Preethishree M, & Pratibha Kulkarni. (2022). Swapna in Ayurveda . Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 7(3), 47 - 52. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1780
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