Aim of this study, is to correlate the ayurvedic concept of vyan vayu with action potential. Methods: analysis of vyan vayu according to ayurvedic literature and comparing or correlating it with generation and propagation of action potential with the help of modern science literature. Vyan vayu is type of vata who is responsible for rasa-rakta sanvahan & locomotion of human body. Discussion: After analysing both ayurvedic and modern science literature the action of vyan vayu stated in ayurvedic texts can be correlated to development and propagation of action potential. Conclusion: Vyan vayu is action potential. Development and propagation of action potential correlates with the functions and characteristics of vyan vayu.
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