Shatkriyakala Concept and its Importance in Disease Diagnosis and Treatment: A Review

  • Gopal Kaduba Wankhede
  • Rahul Prabhulal Vyas
  • Nilesh Arun Mahajan

Abstract

Ayurveda aims towards the maintenance of health of a healthy person and helps to curing the diseases of diseased person. Ayurveda suggested various therapeutic approaches for maintaining balances of Dosha, Dhatu and Mala. Similarly ayurveda described mentioned different modalities of disease diagnosis and Kriyakala is one such modality which helps to recognize various stages of disease progression. The concept of Kriyakala provides benefits to plant appropriate treatment according to the stage of disease progression. The appropriate measures can be taken to correct the balances of Doshas in particular stages of disease. Ayurveda explored the concept of Shatkriyakala as a “six stages of disease progression” in which the pathogenesis of disease can be assessed in different stages. This article explained six stages of Shatkriyakala, its importance in disease diagnosis and treatment. The modern correlation of Shatkriyakala also described in present article.

Keywords: Ayurveda, Kriyakala, Shatkriyakala, Disease Progression, Pathogenesis

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Wankhede, G. K., R. P. Vyas, and N. A. Mahajan. “Shatkriyakala Concept and Its Importance in Disease Diagnosis and Treatment: A Review”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 7, no. 3, Sept. 2022, pp. 8-10, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v7i3.138.
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