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Tarpaka Kapha

KeywordTarpaka Kapha
Etymology/ Definition शिर:संस्थोऽक्षतर्पणात्‌ तर्पक:। अ.हृ.सू.१२/१८
Literary MeaningM / W – satiating
Implied MeaningIt is one of the five subtypes of Kapha and it is situated in S`hira ( cranium ). It nourishes all sense organs, hence called as Tarpaka.
ElaborationTarpaka Kapha imparts nourishment to the sense organs ( Indriya Tarpan`aat Tarpakah ) ( A. Sn. Su. 20 / 4 ). Some authorities equate it with the cerebrospinal fluid of the central nervous system.

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