FIVE STRENGTHS (Post No.6625)

WRITTEN BY London Swaminathan


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Date: 2 JULY 2019


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Post No. 6625


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Bikshu Vrata – Observances of a mendicant

Asteya- Non stealing; Brahmachaya – Celibacy; Tyaaga – Sacrifice; Alobha- Non greediness; Ahimsaa- Non harming.

Asteyam brahmacharyam ca tyagoalobhastathaiva ca

Vratapi panca bikshunamaimsaparamani vai

–Markandeya Puranam

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Five nailed animals that can be eaten—

Sedhaa- Hedgehog; Godhaa- lizard variety; Kaccahpa- Turtle; Sallaka – Porcupine; Sasah- Hare

Bakshyah pancanakhah sedhagodhakaccapasallakah sasasca

–Valmiki Ramayana- Kishkinda Kanda- 17-37-8

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Result of Enema–Bastibalam-

Sariira upacaya- Physical development; Balam- strength; Varnam- complexion; Aarogyam- immunity; Aayuh – life span

Sariropacayam varnam balamarogyamayushah

Kurute parivruddhim ca bastih samyagupasitah

–Susruta smhita- 35-4

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Balam – Strength

Baahubalam- Strength of shoulder; Amaatyabalam- strength of minister; Dhanabalam- Strength of wealth; Abhijaatabalam- strength derived through birth; Prajnaabalam- strength of knowledge.

–Vidura Niti  5-52

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Pliithadosa—Disorders of the spleen

Vaata- air; Pitta- fire; Kapha- Water; Sannipaata – vitiation of the above three; Sonita- Blood

-Charaka Sutra- 19-4

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Five ‘M’s

Those who are involved in Vamachara worship (anti clockwise)use the  following ‘M’ s:-

Madya – liquor; Maamsa- Meat; Matsya – Fish; Mudraa- Gestures: Maithuna – Sex/ copulation

-Sabda kalpa druma 3-7

–subham–

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