Critical review of verse “Evama Yeva Pittadhara Saeva Majjadharaiti”
The verse , “Evama Yeva Pittadhara Saeva Majjadharaiti” explained by Dalhanacharya directly shows the relation of Pittadhara kala with the Majjadhara kala which is precise according to Shareer. This relation has great importance in Ayurvedic treatment factor though this relation is described in viṣa-vegantara in kalpasthana. Pittadhara kala is the sixth kala among seven kala which is situated in the grahani. The Grahani and Agni are inter-dependant as agni is located in grahani. Therefore, the dushti of agni causes dusti of grahani which leads to various diseases of Pittadhara as well as Majjadhara kala. As per various references from Ayurveda the medicines, and procedures having action on Pittadhara kala are used in the treatment of diseases of Majjadhara kala. As per various researches in modern science there is a relationship between Brain and gut. There is bidirectional communication between the central nervous system and the enteric nervous system in the Gut-Brain Axis. The Gut-Brain axis links the emotional and cognitive centres of brain with peripheral intestinal functions. There might be influence of dietary factor in Gut-Brain Axis by affecting neuronal functioning with alteration in microbiota composition. The diseases of central nervous system e.g. Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Schizophrenia, etc. shows the Gut-Brain Axis relations. Hence, it shows there is relationship between Pittadhara kala with the Majjadhara kala according to Ayurved as well as modern science and which could be beneficial for treating many disorders of Nervous system.
Copyright (c) 2020 International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
The author hereby transfers, assigns, or conveys all copyright ownership to the International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine (IJAM). By this transfer, the article becomes the property of the IJAM and may not be published elsewhere without written permission from the IJAM.
This transfer of copyright also implies transfer of rights for printed, electronic, microfilm, and facsimile publication. No royalty or other monetary compensation will be received for transferring the copyright of the article to the IJAM.
The IJAM, in turn, grants each author the right to republish the article in any book for which he or she is the author or editor, without paying royalties to the IJAM, subject to the express conditions that (a) the author notify IJAM in advance in writing of this republication and (b) a credit line attributes the original publication to IJAM.