|Literary Meaning||Arisht`a means Vital signs of bad prognosis and Naas`haka means destroying, removing|
|Implied Meaning||The medicines or procedures that eliminate the signs indicating impending death.|
|Elaboration||Arisht`a means the sign that indicates impending death. Some medicines and procedures overcome these signs and restore life. As per Sus`hruta Samhitaa, by taking Aamalakee powder and gold with honey, one is freed from the danger of life even if possessed by such signs.|
Also Braahmins can eliminate these signs with the help of their Tapa, Japa ( Prayer, blessing ) and Mantra ( gem , pearl ). Vaidya ( doctors ) who are expert in the subject of medicines that destroy diseases also can eliminate Arisht`a.
Last updated on March 11th, 2021 at 04:08 am