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Vol. 9, Issue 7 (2020)

Mental health, its promotive and preventive aspects: Ayurvedic view

Author(s):
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Srivastava
Abstract:
Now a days it is the matter of discussion that how to promote health and prevent its disorders when men are in stress and no way to get proper modern medicine within the paying capacity in present corona pandemic, Here it is essential that for proper rest from the diseases within the paying capacity of patient, In this contest, Ayurveda is an important field to achieve the longevity and immunity i.e., which describes the total Health (Health of sharira, indriya, manas and atma) including physical, mental, spiritual & social aspects. Due to rapid change in social and economical aspects of human life, there is much deterioration in mental health. It is know to all that prevention is better than cure. Charaka has said that first and foremost aim of Ayurveda is to maintain health of an healthy person. According to charaka the mental factors such as, buddhi (intellect), dhriti (courage), and smriti (memory) are derived from atma (consciousness). Again smriti (memory), sauch (purity) and bhakti (devotion) etc. are derived from sattva (mind). A healthy person should posses a stress free and joyful mind (prasannatendriyarth manah). Along with this there should be equilibrium of dosha and normalcy of dhatu and malas. Efforts have been made in this paper for disclose the solution for promotion of mental health and prevention of its disorders through Ayurveda.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Srivastava. Mental health, its promotive and preventive aspects: Ayurvedic view. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(7):561-563.

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