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A Review of Nyaya and Its Utility in Ayurveda

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : IAMJ

Source : International Ayurvedic Medical Journal ,ISSN:2320 5091

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Campus : Amritapuri

School : School of Ayurveda

Department : Samhita, Sanskrit & Siddhanta

Year : 2015

Abstract : Nyaya or maxim is defined as an expression of general truth or principle. Nyayas are used to convey the ideas of the author easily and clearly. Ayurveda has adopted many Nyayas to explain the concepts. Mainly the commentators of Samhitas have taken the help of Nyaya to convey the hidden meaning. Chakrapani; the famous commentator of Charaka Samhita has used some of the nyayas like kaakadanta pareeksha; Ghunaakshara Nyaya; Chhatrino gachchhanti Nyaya etc in various contexts in his Ayurveda deepika commentary. Analysis of this nyayas will help to understand the samhita in a better way Key words : Nyaya, kaakadanta pareeksha, Chhatrino gachchhanti Nyaya, Charaka Samhita Ayurveda,

Cite this Research Publication : Shrikanth P.H, Meera E, " A Review of Nyaya and Its Utility in Ayurveda", International Ayurvedic Medical Journal ,ISSN:2320 5091

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