|Etymology/ Definition||स्वभावो ह्यत्र सहजो धर्म:। सु.सू.१/२४ डल्हण|
|Reference||S.Su.1/24 D`alhan`a, C.Sha.7/17, S.Sha.1/15 D`alhan`a, C.Su.30/27|
|Literary Meaning||Original tendency, M / W – innate , natural|
|Implied Meaning||1. The original tendency of Dosha , Dhaatu or Dravya .|
2. One of the sixreasons for evolution of universe.
3. One of the causes of eternity ( Anaaditva , Nityatva ) of Ayurveda.
|Elaboration||1. The innate properties of any substance are called Dravya Svabhaava e. g. heat ( Daahakataa ) and upward direction ( Oordhva Gamana ) are properties ( Svabhaava ) of Agni ( Fire ). Sharpness of Kan`t`aka ( thorn ), and downward direction of water are all natural attributes of these substances.|
2. It is one of the causes of development. E. g. During pregnancy development of various body parts is due to Svabhaava ( Angapratyanga Nirvritti Svabhaavaata Eva Jaayate. S. Sha. 3 )
3. Ayurveda the science of life is eternal because it deals with such things, which are inherent ( Svabhaava Samsiddha Lakshan`atvaat ) in nature.
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