|Etymology/ Definition||विशेषेण मीयते ज्ञायते दोषभेषजाद्यनेनेति विमानं,दोषभेषजादीनां प्रभावादिविशेष|
|Literary Meaning||Maana is measure or numerical rendering, Sthaana means chapter.|
|Implied Meaning||It is a distinctive set of eight chapters in Charaka Samhitaa , which deals with characteristic description of Dosha , Bheshaja ( drugs ).|
|Elaboration||While defining Ayurveda , Charaka has mentioned different types of life and their span or measure. He has written a set of eight chapters in his treatise, which are collectively called Vimaana Sthaana|
He describes in a mathematical manner the relationship of Dosha with their Bheshaja , the various factors responsible for Bala ( strength ), Aahaara Parin ` aama , types of Sambhaashaa ( conversation ), tenfold examination of the patient, six tastes and the substances included in their groups etc.
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