26Oct 2023


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Samhita and Siddhanta, SumandeepAyurved Medical College and Hospital, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.
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Ayurveda is not only a health science but philosophy as well. The word philosophy refers the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, existence and meaning of life. The most primitive source of the knowledge is believed as Vedas. Later on, it was divided into different darshanas. Most of the concept of darshana are found similar with that of Ayurveda. Darshana used their concept with their own vision and views mainly for the knowledge of universe and mokshapraptiwhereasAyurveda uses it for maintaining the wellbeing of an individual as it is a health science. Padarthavijnana deals with the subject in all completeness and clarity covering the various unique aspects of basic principles of ayurveda. The Padarthavijnana deals with the methods to understand the basic concepts of ayurveda and their practical application in therapeutics. The subject Padarthavijnana illuminating the concept of Ayurveda is a stepping stone in igniting the minds and defining Ayurveda as a potential health science. Padarthavijnana is the scientific system to understand the meaning of words and sentences. AyurvediyaPadarthavijnana gives the knowledge of fundamental principlesof Ayurveda like Tridoshasiddhanta, Panchamahabhutasidhanta, Samanyaviseshasiddhanta, karyakaranasiddhantaetc and all these principles are needed for the proper understanding of Ayurveda and for successful treatment. Also deals with significances of dravya, atma,manas, kala, dik, pramanas, panchamahabhutasetc in Ayurveda.Padarthavijananam should be studied not only as part of Ayurveda curriculum but also for moral progress. It helps to understand the scope and utility of Ayurveda, philosophical foundation of Ayurveda, principles of darshanas along with their similarities and relevance in Ayurveda and the contemporary science, understand the application of padarthain Ayurveda, understand the concept of Pramana shastra in darshana and ayurveda and its application in Ayurveda.Thus, the perfect knowledge of ayurvediyapadarthavijnana is very much essential for every student to understand Ayurveda as well as their proper application to reach the GOAL.

[Hridya P.P (2023); SIGNIFICANCES OF PADARTHA VIJNANAM IN AYURVEDA Int. J. of Adv. Res. 11 (Oct). 130-134] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Dr. Hridya P P
Assistant Professor, Department of Samhita and Siddhanta, Sumandeep Ayurved Medical College and Hospital, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth,Vadodara, Gujarat, India


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/17687      
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/17687