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Ayurvedic Anatomy and Physiology

23 Apr 2016   Shanti Gowans
THE BODY'S ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
Kaladikakhyana Shariram
 
The components of the human body are:
kalas
ashayas
dhatus (tissues. These nourish the other tissues in the body).
chaturpalas
upadhatus, secondary tissues. These do not nourish the other tissues in the body
and twak (skin)- seven
tridoshas (three operating components)
nine hundred snayus
two hunderd and ten sandhis (joints)
three hundred asthis (bones)
hunderd and seven marmas (vital energy points)
seven hundred siras (veins)
twenty four rasavaha dhamanis (arteries)
five hundred mamsapeshis in males and twenty more in females
sixteen kandaras
nine dwaras (gateways) in males and thirteen in females.
 

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