|Etymology/ Definition||विवरणे सूक्ष्म:। अ.हृ.सू. १/१८ हेमाद्रि|
|Reference||S.Su.46/531,A.H.Su.1/18 Hemaadri, A.H.Su.1/11 Arun`adatta|
|Literary Meaning||M / W – minute, small, fine, thin, narrow, short|
|Implied Meaning||This attribute possesses the ability to reach the smallest of all the channels of the body and dislodge the vitiated Dosh . It carries with itself the desired actions upto the channels. Vaata has Sookshma property.|
|Elaboration||Sookshma Gun`a increases Vaata and causes depletion of Dhaatu and Kapha .|
It absorbs the water content of the Mala . Substances that are subtle are easy to digest. Action of this Gun`a is to clear the occluded channels. This Gun`a is generated from Agni , Vaayu , and Aakaas`ha Mahaabhoota . It is found in poison, Madya ( Alcohol ), Aasava and Maricha ( Piper nigrum ).
|Contemporary Colloquial||Subtle, minute|
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