|Etymology/ Definition||रसबोधनात्। बोधको रसनास्थायी। अ.हृ.सू. १२/१७|
|Literary Meaning||One , which causes perception of taste|
|Implied Meaning||This is one of the five types of Kapha situated in buccal cavity ( mouth ). It resides in the tongue .|
|Elaboration||Bodhaka Kapha acts at the initial phase of digestion .|
The process of chewing is the starting point of Bodhaka Kapha action . It is responsible for perception of gustatory stimuli i . e . various tastes like sweet , sour , pungent etc .
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