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Etymology/ Definitionरसबोधनात्। बोधको रसनास्थायी। अ.हृ.सू. १२/१७
Literary MeaningOne , which causes perception of taste
Implied MeaningThis is one of the five types of Kapha situated in buccal cavity ( mouth ). It resides in the tongue .
ElaborationBodhaka 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 .

Last updated on June 10th, 2021 at 10:40 am

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