08Apr 2023


  • Professor, Rachana Sharir, Ashwin Rural Ayurvedic Mahavidyalaya, Manchihill, Sangamner.
  • Associate Professor, Kayachikitsa, Tilak Ayurveda Mahavidya, Pune.
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Anthropometry is the measurements of human frame which gives scientific techniques and strategies for taking various measurements and observations. The phrase Anthropos means human and Metry way size. it is the technology that defines physical measures of a persons length, shape and purposeful capacities. Ayurvedic literature relating Sharir Rachana furnishes certain description on measurements of body and its factors. In our classics PramanSharir is the term given to this subdivision which depicts the importance of measurements or Anthropometry. Praman, the other way defines the idea of measurements of diverse organic entities.It bears an ample significance in medical carried out technology. earlier than beginning with the Chikitsathats dont forget as work inside the field of medication, the wise doctor must carry out the Pareeksha of Karyadesha i.e. AaturSharira. Acharya Charaka explained DashveedhaPareekshavidhi and PramanPareeksha is one among them. The simple goal in the back of Pareeksha is to get understanding regarding the Bala of Rogi, in which Acharya Sushruta considered it as the principle device to get the records concerning Ayu together with that of Bala.TheSharirPraman is only tool for figuring out the Ayu of an person. The Ayurvedic classical literatures are documented along with many hypothetical ideas. within the classics Anguli (finger breadth) Pramana of different parts of the body is categorically cited Rogi Pariksha may be appreciated through the descriptions of the size of the exceptional body part given with the aid of the our Acharyas. The unit of dimension use for this is the difficulty SwaAnguliPramana (finger breadth) underneath the present scheme of Anthropometry the same old unit of Angula has no longer been utilized as the unit measurement if the very own finger breadth use for this reason this get up the query regarding the exact anatomical points where the Anguli ought to be measured to find out the unit of measurement in every individual,. So its miles vital to explore the concept of Anthropometry practiced in ancient technology as PramanaSharir and its utility in scientific, Para clinical and surgical fields.

[Jitendra Suresh Shimpi and Anupama Jitendra Shimpi (2023); PRAMANA SHARIRACCORDING TO AYURVEDA: A LITERATURE REVIEW Int. J. of Adv. Res. 11 (Apr). 1205-1208] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Dr Jitendra Shimpi


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/16781      
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/16781