ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: NYAYAS MENTIONED IN SUTRA STHANA OF CHARAKA SAMHITA: A CRITICAL REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Anushree M. S *, Soumya Saraswathi M, R. Vidyanath
Abstract: In Ayurveda, the subject matter is told in the form of Sutras (Sanskrit verses). To make common people understand the hidden meaning of these verses our Acharyas especially the commentators have adopted application of Nyayas (Maxims) as one of the most relevant method. Chakrapani the famous commentator of Charaka Samhita has quoted various Maxims in his Ayurveda Dipika commentary. Keeping this in view, an attempt is made in the present study to trace out the various references of Nyayas mentioned in Charaka Samhita Sutra sthana.
Keyword: Nyaya, Maxims, Charaka Samhita, Sutra sthana