TRIDOSHA THEORY - ORIGIN AND ACCEPTANCE IN ANCIENT LITERATURE

  • Sanjeev Bhagat Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Samhita and Siddhanta, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Swati Sharma Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Swasthavritta, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, INDIA.

Abstract

Vedas have been considered oldest texts of world. The term Veda conveys the meaning of knowledge, so the four Vedas are source of knowledge. The existing each and every theories of knowledge have been originated from Vedic literature. This is a common and popular view of Indians. Considering  this  view, certainly the Theory of Tridosha had been described in Vedas directly or indirectly. History of Ayurveda can be described in different periods, the earliest being Vedic period.  This is the period when the Aryans  compiled four Vedas or sacred Books of knowledge during the period, amongst them Rigveda and Atharvaveda have quoted maximum references to the Healing Art. They have in these  texts mentioned in detail the methods of preservation of life, prevention of illness and healing of sick.

Published
2019-01-09
How to Cite
BHAGAT, Sanjeev; SHARMA, Swati. TRIDOSHA THEORY - ORIGIN AND ACCEPTANCE IN ANCIENT LITERATURE. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 6, p. 149 - 152, jan. 2019. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <https://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/749>. Date accessed: 19 jan. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.3.6.22.
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Review Articles