|Etymology/ Definition||कृत्स्नदेहचरो व्यानो रससंवहनोद्यत:। स्वेदासृक्स्रावणश्चापि पञ्चधा चेष्टयत्यपि। सु. नि.१ /१७|
|Implied Meaning||It is one of the five types of Vaata Dosha .|
Vyaana is mainly located in the heart ( Prabhavasthaana ). It moves all over the body with great speed and it performs activities like walking , flexion , extension at various joints to bring about various functions and voluntary actions .
|Elaboration||Sus ` hruta describes five types of movements of Vyaana Vaayu like prasaaran ` a ( expansion of body channels ), Aakunchana ( constriction ), Vinamana ( downward movement ), Unnamana ( upwards movement ), Tiryaggamana ( movement in oblique direction , adduction ). Opening and closing of eyelids . Vyaana Vaayu helps to circulate nutrients all over the body to nourish various body parts .|
Another equally important function is circulation of Rasa from the heart to the whole body along the three channels and three directions .
Last updated on June 18th, 2021 at 11:44 am