|Etymology/ Definition||त्रिविधं बलमिति सहजं, कालजं, युक्तिकृतं च । च.सू. ११।३६|
|Literary Meaning||Three types of physical power, strength.|
|Implied Meaning||Three types of Bala ( strength ) are Sahaja ( natural ), Kaalaja ( time related ) Yuktikrit ( acquired ).|
|Elaboration||Sahaja – It is the natural physical strength. The constitution and the Dhaatu Saarataa decided it .|
Kaalaja – It is the strength acquired at a particular age and season ( Ritu ).
Yuktikrit – It is the strength acquired by physical exercises, diet etc.
It is an important consideration from the diagnostic and management point of view. Charaka has described some factors that decide the state of physical strength of a person – Bala Vriddhikara Bhaava
|Contemporary Colloquial||Power, efficiency|
Last updated on June 18th, 2021 at 05:21 am