A Study of Shad Vidha Kriya Kaal and Its Importance in Prevention Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases

Gyanendra kumar Gupta, Gagan Devi


Ayurveda is science of life and its main aim is to maintain healthy status of healthy living being, i.e., prevention and treatment of disease. Concept of Shad Vidha Kriya kaal explained by Acharya Susruta is capable to full fill both of these aims. As the word Kriya kaal itself indicates, it is the duration in which action of vitiated doshas occur on the body during manifestation of disease. Acharya Susruta explained Shad Vidha Kriya Kaal as six preventive measures by which we can prevent manifestation of disease and further, treat the disease if manifestation occurs. This article tries to understand the concept of Kriya Kaal as various intervention strategies which are important from disease prevention, diagnostic and treatment perspective. This article highlights the summary based on the concept of Shad Vidha Kriya Kaal.


Keywords: Ayurveda, Shad Vidha Kriya Kaal

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Gyanendra Kumar Gupta, Gagan Devi. A Study of Shad Vidha Kriya Kaal and its Importance in Prevention Diagnosis & Treatment of Disease. Journal of AYUSH: Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. 2018; 7(2): 1–5p

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.37591/joayush.v7i2.267