Anushastra Karmas in Shalya Tantra: An Ayurveda Perspective

  • Vd. Manish Choudekar
  • Vd Rajesh Chandrakant Pandit
  • Dr Anantkumar V. Shekokar

Abstract

Shalya Tantra is branches of Ayurveda that deals with surgical and parasurgical techniques for the management of various diseases. Shalya Tantra involves uses of various techniques or Karma to facilitate surgical or parasurgical interventions and Anushastra Karma is one of them. Anushastra Karma means uses of non-surgical instruments to perform surgical procedure. Agnikarma, Kshara Sutra, Jalukavacharana and Siravyadaha, etc. are some approaches of Anushastra Karma which mainly employed for the management of pathological conditions like; fistula, fissure and pilinoidal sinus, etc. The Anushastra Karma play vital role in surgical interventions, therefore in this article the various aspects related to the Anushastra Karma presented.

Keywords: Ayurveda, Shalya Tantra, Anushastra Karma, Agnikarma, Kshara Sutra.

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Choudekar, V. M., V. R. C. Pandit, and D. A. V. Shekokar. “Anushastra Karmas in Shalya Tantra: An Ayurveda Perspective”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 5, no. 1, Mar. 2020, pp. 18-21, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v5i1.49.
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