ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: APPLICATION OF SHATKRIYA KALA IN THE MANIFESTATION AND MANAGEMENT OF ARSHAS: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Anjumparveen *, Syeda Ather Fathima, Shivalingappa J. Arakeri, Mohasin Kadegaon, Geethanjali Hiremath
Abstract: Disease is not a state; it is rather a process of ever-changing manifestation, a process which may end in recover or in death. For understanding the pathogenesis of disease Shatkriya kala has been explained by Acharya Sushruta. The six stages of Shatkriya kala are Sanchaya, Prakopa, Prasara, Sthanasamshraya, Vyakta and Bheda. It has been explained in Vranaprashniya adhyaya with respect to Vrana Shopha and Vrana, but it can be utilized for understanding other diseases too. A clear understanding about the consecutive stages of disease, early diagnosis, prognosis, to adopt preventive and curative measures the Shatkriya kala becomes essential. So, through this article, an attempt is made to highlight the application of Shatkriya kala in clinical practice of Arshas.
Keyword: Shatkriya kala, Arshas, Vrana Shopha, Vrana