|Etymology/ Definition||नाभिस्था: प्राणिनां प्राणा: प्राणान्नाभिर्व्युपाश्रिता। सु.शा.७/५ पंचदशकोष्ठाङ्गेषु एकम्। च.शा.७/१०|
|Implied Meaning||1. One of the Panchadas`hakosht`haanga ( fifteen visceral organs )|
2. A seat of Pitta Dosha
3. One of Das`hapraan`aayatana ( seats of life )
4. One of the three immediate death causing vital points
( Sadyahpraan`ahara Marma )
|Elaboration||1. At embryonic stage it is developed from maternal contribution ( Maatrija Avayava ). Naabhi Naad`ee ( umbilical cord ) connects the foetus to its mother. It contains the vessels through which nutrient fluid is provided to foetus.|
2. It is the seat of foetal circulation as all the vessels arise from it.
3. It is the seat of Pitta i. e. seat of Agni .
Last updated on June 15th, 2021 at 10:14 am