QUALITIES OF PITTA SANKSRIT

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Pitta guna sloka Astanga Hrdaya Ayurveda

According to the Astanga Hrdayan the qualities of pitta dosha are :

Qualities of Pitta in Sanskrit and devanagari script :

Pitta guna sloka Astanga Hrdaya Ayurveda

Translated into English language.

Sasneha – slightly oily, unctuous,

Teekshna – piercing, entering into deep tissues, penetrating

Ushna – hotness,

Laghu – lightness,

Visram – bad smell,

Sara – having fluidity, movement,

and drava – liquidity.

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Source: Vagbhat. “Chapter 1: Ayushkameeya आयु कामीयं Adhyaya – Desire for long life”, Astanga Hridaya Sutrasthan, 2013, p.5

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