Acharanga Bhasyam: Verse 2

Published: 27.07.2011
Updated: 02.07.2015

9.4.2 saṃsohaṇaṃ ca vamaṇaṃ ca, gāyabbhaṃgaṇaṃ siṇāṇaṃ ca.
saṃbāhaṇaṃ ṇa se kappe, daṃta-pakkhālaṇaṃ pariṇṇāe..

The Lord abstained with full comprehension from purgation, vomitting, applying ungueiit on the body, taking bath, massaging the body and cleaning the teeth.

Bhāṣyaṃ Verse 2

Now follows the enumeration of the modes of medical treatment.

Purgation - purging of bowels through the organs of rectum (anus).

Vomitting - ejecting toxins from stomach through mouth by the use of stimulants.

Unguent - any soft substance used as ointment or for lubrication.

Bath - washing the body by sprinkling water on it.

Sampooing - massaging the body.

Cleaning the teeth—by toothwood or finger or water. The Lord did not attach any utility to all these devices.[1]

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Sources

Publishers:
Jain Vishwa Bharati

Ladnun- 341 306 (Raj.) India © Jain Vishva Bharti

ISBNS 1-7195-74-4

First Edition:2001

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Shree Chhotulal Sethia Charitable Trust Sethia House, 23/24,
Radha Bazar Street, Kolkata-700 001 (INDIA)

Printed by:
Shree Vardhaman Press
Delhi (INDIA)

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