March 31, 2020


Sudhalakshmi C

Research Scholar, Department of Sahitya, Sree Sankaracharya University of  Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala, India.


Āyurveda is the traditional ancient Indian system of health science. In this science gave more importance to Agni or fire.  It has a significant role to maintain body homeostasis, body functioning, metabolism, of body and proper functioning of the body. According to the functions and site of action, Agni has been divided into 13 as, 1 jadaragni, 5 Bhudagni, 7 Jadaragni. Agni also used into the surgical purpose. Agnikarma has been given a special place in surgery by Suśruta and it is believed that disease treated by Agnikarma never reoccurs. This paper deals with the concept of Agni in Āyurveda and surgery.


agni, bhūdagni, jadarāgni dagdāgni, agnikarma


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Sudhalakshmi, C. (2020). Agni in Āyurvedic Concept. John Foundation Journal of EduSpark, 2(1), 53-60.

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