REVIEW ARTICLE ON THE CONCEPT OF PRANAVAHA SROTHASJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2020-05-21
Authors : Fousiya T.P Anandalakshmy K.N Ajitha K.; Anjali Sivaram;
Page : 1082-1086
Keywords : Srothas Pranavaha Srothas;
In Ayurveda, Srotasis defined as the passages through which the various dhatusthat are undergoing the process of metabolic transformation are transported. The process of transformation of dhaturequires the action of Agni.Srotasasare related to the metabolic state of their corresponding tissues through different tissues. Srotasasare also described to be the structures from which the contents move out, or ooze out, or transude out. Nutrient substances are supplied to various tissues via Srotas. It has a significant role in the maintenance of the equilibrium of body elements. Their continuous and proper functioning is the factual cause for healthy state of the body therefore, any obstruction in this process leads to disease. Right from birth to death Swasochhvasakriyais the sign of life. The act of respiration is the physiological function of Prana vata. The word Pranavaha srotasmeans a channel or path through which the external air enters into the body to sustain life.Chakrapani states that Prana indicates one of five types of Vatadosha. As it has been earlier mentioned that, all the activities in which Pranavayu is directly or indirectly involved to denote either life or the sustenance of life. Therefore, Pranavaha srotasis the most important factor for thelongevity.
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