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Etymology/ Definition विवरणे सूक्ष्म:। अ.हृ.सू. १/१८ हेमाद्रि
ReferenceS.Su.46/531,A.H.Su.1/18 Hemaadri, A.H.Su.1/11 Arun`adatta
Literary MeaningM / W – minute, small, fine, thin, narrow, short
Implied MeaningThis 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.
ElaborationSookshma 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 ColloquialSubtle, minute

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