Upadhatus: Sub-Tissues Of The Body

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S ‘Conscience is God’s deputy in the soul’ – Thomas Adams ‘A mother is God’s deputy on Earth’ – Rahel Varnhagen And so do most of the things in the creation have their own deputies. The deputy or … [Continue reading]



Sankhya Shaareera: Count Of Body Parts As Per Ayurveda

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Particular organs, parts of body and structures have certain counts like 2 eyes, 1 heart, 1 nose etc. Anything less or more than the count is rendered abnormal proportion. … [Continue reading]

Anguli Pramana: Linear Measurement As Per Ayurveda

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Pramana or body measurements or quantities or configuration or dimensions are measured in 3 ways. 1. Anjali pramana – measurement of Volume 2. Anguli Pramana – measurement of  length 3. … [Continue reading]



Anjali Pramana: Volume Measurement As Per Ayurveda

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Rachana Shaareera (anatomy) of Ayurveda has given a detailed account of the quantity and dimensions of body parts. The study of quantity of body and body parts is called ‘Pramana Shaareera’. … [Continue reading]

Varicocele: Ayurvedic Understanding, Treatment Principles

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S We can’t find references of any particular disease which resembles the clinical picture of ‘varicocele’ explained in Ayurvedic treatises. But looking at the pathology, clinical features and … [Continue reading]

Granthi: Cystic Swelling, Types, Features, Ayurvedic Treatment

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Granthi means a cyst or cystic swelling. Cysts are sac-like structures that can be filled with fluid, pus or other gaseous material. It is noncancerous. They are often caused by infection, … [Continue reading]

Varicocele: Prevention, Home Remedies, Beneficial Yogasanas

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Prevention of Varicocele It is unfortunate that there are no known ways of preventing varicocele. This is because it is not clearly known why it occurs in the first place. … [Continue reading]

Varicocele: Causes, Symptoms, Differential diagnosis, Treatment

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, BAMS Varicocele is an abnormal enlargement or swelling of the scrotum (sac like structure which carries testes in male). This chiefly occurs due to enlargement of pampiniform venous plexus. … [Continue reading]

Pratyangas: The minor organs, Definition, Number

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Ayurveda has presented human body as an inverted tree. This tree has roots at the top (i.e. the head) and the branches pointing downwards (i.e. limbs) connected by the stem (trunk of the … [Continue reading]

Vruddhi Causes, Types, Symptoms, Prognosis, Ayurvedic treatment

Article by Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) and Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Vruddhi means to increase. This term has been used at many instances in Ayurveda and has to be understood according to the context and situation.  … [Continue reading]

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