Ayurveda View on Disease Progression w.s.r. to Concept of Shatkriyakala: A Review

  • Pratibha O Pandao
  • Vaishali D. Thakare
  • Pradip O. Pandao
Keywords: Ayurveda, Samhita Siddhant, Shatkriyakala, Progression

Abstract

Ayurveda aims to keep healthy people healthy and helps in the treatment of sick people's diseases. Ayurveda recommended a variety of treatments for balancing Dosha, Dhatu and Mala. Ayurveda portrayed various modalities of sickness determination and Kriyakala is one such methodology which assists or determines different phases of disease progression. The Kriyakala idea encourages specific treatment based on the stage of disease progression. The suitable measures can be taken to address the equilibriums of Doshas based on the specific phases of illness. Ayurveda looked into the idea of Shatkriyakala as a "six stages of disease progression" that can be used to evaluate the disease's pathogenesis in different stages. These six stages are Sanchaya, Prakopa, Prasara, Sthanasamshraya, Vyaktavastha and Bhedavastha. This article discussed six phases of Shatkriyakala, its significance in disease determination and their treatment.

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Published
2023-06-14
How to Cite
Pandao, P. O., V. D. Thakare, and P. O. Pandao. “Ayurveda View on Disease Progression W.s.r. To Concept of Shatkriyakala: A Review”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 8, no. 2, June 2023, pp. 7-9, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v8i2.170.
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