|Etymology/ Definition||तत्र शरीरं नाम चेतनाधिष्ठानभूतं पंचमहाभूतविकारसमुदायात्मकं समयोगवाहि। च.शा.६/४|
|Reference||C.Sha.6/4, C.Vi.8/119, C.Su.1/42|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – body ; bodily frame ; solid parts of the body, which are easily destroyed or dissolved|
|Implied Meaning||Body, which is maintained in a state of equilibrium represents conglomeration of factors derived from|
Five primordial elements. This is the site of manifestation of consciousness.
|Elaboration||The reference here is to the person who seeks treatment or advice. He is a conglomeration of various factors like the body, mind, sense organs and the Aatman . Basis of this clinical entity is the five primordial elements and consciousness. Thus S`hareera implies the inseparable allegiance of theses six factors. For the purpose of understanding and management it is divided into two classes viz. structural and functional.|
The term implies a progressively decaying structure. The body has a tendency to deteriorate and succumb to either a disease or death in spite of all efforts.
|Synonyms||Vapu, Deha, Moorti, Tanu, Kaayaa, Varshma|
|Contemporary Colloquial||Anatomy, physiology|
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