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Prakriti, dosha, Manasa, Sattva,Satvika,Rajasika,Tamasika

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Rani, A. (2023). A CONCEPTUAL STUDY OF MANASA PRAKRITI IN AYURVEDA. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 11(4). Retrieved from https://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/1111


Ayurveda a holistic medical science has given emphasis on maintaining health of healthy individuals and treating illness of diseased one. Every individual is unique; in physiological, psychological and physical terms; which is defined as the prakriti of the person. Prakriti is of two types namely Sharirik and mansika Prakriti. The psychological constitution of an individual is known as ‘mansika prakriti’ . Acharyas mentioned three types of Manas Prakriti as Satvika Prakriti, Rajasika Prakriti and Tamasika Prakriti again sub classified into 16 varieties. In terms of thoughts, motivation, response, intellect, logic, and emotion, it is the sum total of features and patterns that influence the personal and social conduct of the individual. The type of treatment provided to the patient is determined by the person's mental state. In this review article an effort is made to collect the basic concept of Manasa Prakriti and various Manasa Prakriti mentioned by different Acharyas has been recollected in this article.

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