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TypeB. P.
Etymology/ Definition सम दोष: समाग्रिश्च समधातुमलक्रिय: प्रसन्नात्मेन्द्रियमना: स्वस्थ सु.सू. १५/४१
दोषादि साम्यं स्वास्थ्यम्‌। सु.सू.१५/४१ डल्हण
Literary MeaningM / W – health
Implied MeaningIt is the resultant of the balanced interaction of the various body constituents i. e. Dosha Dhaatu Mala, Agni ( Digestive power ), Indriya ( sensory and motor organs ), Maanas ( mind ) and Atman ( soul ). It is a state of well – being more than mere absence of diseases.
ElaborationLife is a dynamic state. It depends on a multitude of factors. The Dosha have to be in a steady state. The Dhaatu should be properly and adequately nourished. The waste products should be retained for a proper length of time to facilitate their function and then should be eliminated from body to avoid harmful effect. The sensory motor apparatus should be adequately nourished and should be in the state of optimum function. Mind needs to be duly nourished and motivated to perform various activities and finally spirit should be properly revitalized to explore newer avenues of knowledge acquisition and gratification of its desires. All these indicate health and not just absence of diseases.
SynonymsSamadosha, Samadhaatu, Samaagni, Samamalakriya, Prasanna Aatmendriya Manah
AntonymAsvaasthya, Rogaavasthaa, Dhaatuvaishamya

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