Shat Padartha: 6 Components

By Prof. Vd. Rangaprasad Bhat The six padArthAs are: dravya (substance), guNA (quality), karma (action), SAmAnya (association), visheSha (difference) and samavAya (inheritance, inseparable relation). … [Continue reading]

Vaisheshika Darshana By Maharshi Kanada: Highlights

By Prof. Vd. Rangaprasad Bhat Maharshi KaNAda is considered to be the propounder of the vasisheshika darshana shastra. The KaNAda darshan is getting referred by the name of Oulukya darshan in the work of Sriharsha named - “NaiShedha”.  The … [Continue reading]

Padartha Lakshana: Meaning, Derivation Of Padartha

By Prof. Vd. Rangaprasad Bhat The word Padartha can be divided into two. Pada - word Artha - meaning. So, the comprehensive meaning that a word carries is called Padartha. The logic scientific system to understand the meaning of words and … [Continue reading]

Satvik Nature Influencing Disease Manifestation: Case Study

By Prof. Vd. Rangaprasad Bhat A person in in 70s, holding a respectable position in his community as a religious and spiritual advisor had a long history of diabetes and hypertension. Being a perfectionist his day-to-day activities were systematic … [Continue reading]

Kampillaka: Mallotus philippensis Uses, Research, Remedies

Kampillaka- Mallotus philippensis is a herb mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of skin diseases, wound and intestinal worm.  … [Continue reading]

Snuhi Sehund: Euphorbia neriifolia Uses, Side effects, Research

Snuhi- Euphorbia neriifolia, also called Sehund, is an Ayurvedic herb used for the treatment of swelling, for purgation, cough, rhinitis and piles.  … [Continue reading]

Bandaka: Dendrophthoe falcata Uses, Remedies, Research

Bandaka- Dendrophthoe falcata is a herb mentioned in Ayurveda for the treatment of diarrhea, swelling, renal calculi, epilepsy and protection of the fetus.  … [Continue reading]

Medasaka: Litsea chinensis Uses, Remedies, Research

Medasaka- Litsea chinensis is a plant used for the treatment of cough, swelling, fracture, diarrhea and dryness of the skin.  … [Continue reading]

Tejapatra – Cinnamomum tamala Uses, Research, Remedies

Tejpatra- Cinnamomum tamala is an ayurvedic herb mentioned for the treatment of bad odor from mouth, black spots on the face, dental caries, swelling, cough and in complications of tuberculosis.  … [Continue reading]

Effective Ayurvedic Treatment Protocol For Depression

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Depression, the name itself is so ‘letting down’. It is a medical condition which not only affects the mind but also the body in due course of time. In Ayurveda we can call it as Avasada or … [Continue reading]