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Satmya Pariksha Examination Of Compatibility


By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S
Satmya Pariksha contains examination of what’s appropriate to at least one’s structure. This comes by habituation. This can be meals or exercise which via fixed observe turns into appropriate and appropriate to at least one’s structure.
Satmya = compatibility
Pariksha = examination

Examination of compatibility is the 6th issue to be examined in line with Grasp Charaka’s 10 fold examination of the physique.
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Significance of satmya pariksha

Any factor which turns into appropriate to at least one’s structure after fixed and extended use is named as satmya or compatibility.

Compatibility is completely different for various individuals. One individual’s compatibility may not be appropriate to a different individual or issues that are appropriate to at least one individual could also be dangerous to the opposite. The information of compatibility may be very important for the doctor. This helps in correctly planning the remedy. Data of compatibility and incompatibilities in every affected person helps the doctor to –

Sorts of Satmya

Satmya is of three varieties.

Sanskrit Verses

1. Pravara Satmya – Finest compatibility
Additionally referred to as as sarva rasa satmya which suggests ‘all style appropriate’. It’s because for these individuals many issues they devour are appropriate they usually don’t have any issues.

Sl No Attribute Function Which means
1 Ghrta kshira taila mamsarasa satmya These persons are accustomed to consumption of ghee, milk, sesame oil and meat juice and these items are appropriate to them
2 Sarva rasa satmya These persons are appropriate with all 6 tastes i.e. meals comprising of all 6 tastes, Most issues these individuals devour turns into appropriate to them
3 Balavanta These individuals as a consequence of ‘all compatibility’ are immensely sturdy
4 Klesha saha They will tolerate all hardships of life
5 Chiranjivi They’re bestowed with longevity of life

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2. Avara Satmya – least compatibility

This compatibility can also be referred to as as eka rasa satmya as a result of these persons are appropriate with anyone style.

Sl No Attribute Function Which means
1 Ruksha satmya These persons are accustomed to consumption of dry meals (devoid of unctuousness / fat) and these items are appropriate to them
2 Eka rasa satmya These persons are appropriate anyone among the many 6 tastes i.e. meals comprising of just one style. Meals of different tastes could also be incompatible for these individuals and they’re going to have least selections of meals
3 Alpa balah These individuals as a consequence of ‘selective compatibility’ have much less energy and endurance
4 Alpa Klesha saha They will tolerate much less hardships of life
5 Alpa Ayushi Life span shall be much less
6 Alpa Sadhana When these individuals get diseased, they may have lesser remedy selections

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3. Madhyama Satmya – average compatibility

This compatibility can also be referred to as as vyamishra satmya as a result of these persons are appropriate with consumption of a couple of style.

Sl No Attribute Function Which means
1 Vyamishra / madhyama satmya These persons are accustomed to consumption of combined varieties of meals having numerous qualities, not selective and these items are appropriate to them. They may have average compatibility and fall between greatest and least compatibility class of individuals
2 Vyamishra rasa satmya These persons are appropriate with meals having 2, 3 or 4 tastes or they devour meals having combination of those tastes They’re appropriate with greater than 1 tastes however lower than 6 tastes. These individuals may have bizarre meals selections lots of which can not go good with their well being
3 Madhyama balah They’ve average energy and endurance
4 Madhyama Klesha saha Tolerance to hardships of life is average in these individuals
5 Madhyama Ayushi Life span shall be average
6 Madhyama Sadhana When these individuals get diseased, they may have average quantity of remedy selections

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Relationship Between Style Of Meals And Compatibility

Rasa – style of meals, is a very powerful idea of Ayurveda. In response to Ayurveda there are 6 tastes in complete i.e. candy, bitter, salt, pungent, bitter and astringent.

The style of the meals is considered for inspecting the affected person, to know the standing of doshas – their stability and imbalance, to appropriate the doshic imbalances within the physique, as a part of meals and medicines and to verify the compatibility of the affected person. By inspecting the compatibility of an individual by way of the variety of tastes he’s accustomed to, the standard of well being and the amount of lifespan might be estimated.

Thus, examination of satmya – compatibility relies on analyzing what sorts of meals the individual consumes and what number of tastes the individual is accustomed to. The extra the tastes the individual is accustomed to, the extra is the compatibility and higher is the standard and amount of 1’s life, lifespan and well being.

There are numerous parameters which determine the compatibility and its kind in a given individual amongst which the ‘variety of tastes included within the meals plate’ is the important thing issue to determine the identical.
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Why has the style of meals been emphasised in compatibility?

In response to Ayurveda, the meals we devour comprise of 6 tastes. It doesn’t imply {that a} specific meals we devour may have all 6 tastes. Some meals are predominant in some tastes. The alternatives of the meals needs to be such that the meals plate ought to encompass meals having all 6 tastes in a serving and the individual has to get accustomed to consuming all types of meals. One might have preferable selections not solely with meals but in addition with the style of meals. Some might like solely sweets and a few might love spicy and pungent meals. Some individuals might hate bitter style and a few individuals might add salt to each serving of meals. This selectiveness of the meals deprives us of different tastes.

Any specific style taken in extra will irritate doshas within the physique. They can even have a tendency to break the physique tissues and protection mechanism. Instance, extreme consumption of candy tasting meals might improve kapha and trigger kapha issues. Extreme consumption of pungent or bitter tasting meals will improve vata and trigger vata issues and extreme pungent and sour foods will improve pitta and trigger pitta issues. Subsequently, one ought to take stability of tastes of their meals in order that they hold their doshas in verify.

If one style tends to extend a selected dosha, the opposite style will counteract and stability that exact dosha. Instance, if a pungent style will increase vata or pitta or each, sweets taken within the meals will pacify vata and pitta aggravation as a result of candy is antagonistic to each vata and pitta. Subsequently, the completely different tastes which stability and counterbalance the doshas served in the identical plate will assist in conserving the doshas in a state of stability and when that is practiced repeatedly varieties the backdrop of complete well being. Common observe of taking all 6 tastes will set up an total compatibility and habituation of these meals which is essential for healthful well being. The idea of sarvarasa i.e. ‘all style compatibility’ is the Ayurveda model of ‘balanced weight loss plan’.

These having least and average compatibility may have aversion or dislike in the direction of the opposite tastes to which they aren’t accustomed to. When immediately launched, these tastes might get incompatible to them or trigger well being issues.

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