A Review on Scattered References of Prakrut and Vikrutnidra (Sleep) from Brihattrayee

Kaustubh Bhoyar, Santosh Pusadkar, Arshiya Khan, Sonali Bhoyar, Swarupa Chakole
2021 International Journal of Current Research and Review  
Nidrā is one of the most important phenomena which is directly related to and influences the achievement of happiness and misery in a man's life. Similarly, as diet and exercise regimen is important for the health of a human being, Nidrā plays a vital role in maintaining proper health and so is the key to live a successful and healthy life. The importance of Nidrā has also been elaborated by Acharya Charaka as follows: As proper āhār is required for maintenance of health similarly Nidrā is
more » ... larly Nidrā is required for happiness and health. Obesity and leanness also depend on Nidrā. Thus, it is stated that when there is decrease in the Satva-Guna in human beings, then it ultimately increases the effect of Tāmasika Guna. Due toincrease in the Tāmasa temperament, there is more influence of Nidrā on an individual.
doi:10.31782/ijcrr.2021.13621 fatcat:qvz3nsyf6zgrphit7qtvcu5r4q