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Etymology/ Definitionदेहं स्थूलकृशमध्यभेदभिन्नम् । च.सू.२०।९ डल्हण
ReferenceS.Su.35/33, S.Su.20/9 D`alhan`a
Literary MeaningM / W – the body
Implied MeaningThe body, which has a tendency to grow, is Deha .
ElaborationDeha is the term applied to the body.
As per the structure of the physique. Deha is divided in to 3 categorize:
1. Sthoola ( Obese person )
2. Kris`ha ( Slim person )
3. Madhya ( A person with medium built )
Wholesome and unwholesome substance should be advocated by considering Deha category.
SynonymsVapuh Varshma Vigraha Tanu Moorti, Aakriti, Kaaya
Contemporary ColloquialBuild, physique, body

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