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Text Book of Swasthavritta (According to New Syllabus CCIM, New Delhi)

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Item Code: NAM798
Author: Dr. Bargale Sushant Sukumar and Dr. Shashirekha H. K.
Publisher: Chaukhambha Publications
Language: English
Edition: 2022
ISBN: 9789381608814
Pages: 846 (35 B/W Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 10.5 inch X 8.5 inch
Weight 1 kg
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About the Book

The present book is basically intended for the Under Graduate student of Ayurveda studying in 3rd year B.A.M.S. Arrangement of chapter in this text book of Swasthavritta according to syllabus of Central Council Indian Medicine New Delhi. Important references for Bruhatrayis and Laghutrais and some relevant books like Upanished, Varaha Samhita have been collected. Yoga chapter includes references from Patanhali Yoga Sutra, Hathayoga Pradipika, shiva Samhita and Gheranda Samhita. Naturopathy principles, different modes of treatment like Hydrotherapy, Fasting therapy, Vishrama Chikitsa, Color therapy etc. with indications and applications are explained. Aspects of primary health care system in India, Mother and child health, National health programme, Health administration are explained briefly. Highlighted all most all the concepts of Swastavritta and Yoga in a simple language with illustration of tables, chart and images.


About the Author

Dr. Bargale Sushant Sukumar, Born in Sangli Maharashtra. He has been meritorious student throughout his career. He completed Graduation (2006) and Post Graduation (2010) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Bangalore, Karnataka. He has Mster's in Yoga (M.Sc. Yoga) from Periyar University (PRIDE), Salem Tamil Nadu in 2016.

At present he is positioned as Assistant Professor in the Department of Swasthavritta and Consultant at S.D.M. College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka. He has published many articles in National and International peer reviewed journals.

Dr. hashirekha H. K., Born in Hassan, Kanataka. She has completed Graduation (2006) and Post Graduation (2010) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Bangalore, Karataka. She has completed M.A. (Ssanskrit) from Karnataka State Open University Mysore, Karnataka and pursuing Ph.D. in Ayurveda (Samhita) from Tilak Maharastra Vidyapeetha, Pune, Maharastra.

Currently she is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Samhita-Siddhanta at S.D.M. College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka. She is an acclaimed teacher for Graduate and Post Graduate Scholar.



I am happy to write a foreword massage for "Text book of Swasthavritta" written by Dr. Bargale Sushant Sukumar, who is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Swasthavritta and Yoga, Shri. Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan Karnataka, India.

There is a great demand for Standard English text books on Swasthavritta & Yoga written according to Syllabus of Council Indian Medicine New Delhi. The Author has highlighted the concepts of Swasthavritta and Yoga in a simple language with illustration of tables, chart, and images. The efforts of author are highly appreciable for compiling the references from various ancient Ayurvedic classics and the same in vary legible manner.

I have no doubt that, this book will be helpful for the under graduate and post graguate students and will be vary well acceptable by academicians and research scholars.



We are happy to present the standard text book on Swasthavritta, which will be useful for the students of third year B.AM.S. and post graduate student of Swasthavritta adn Yoga as well as to enthusiastic readers of Ayurveda. We have taken great care that all the topics mentioned as per the new syllabus of CCIM have been covered in this book. There are two papers of 100 marks each Swasthavritta and Yoga paper 1 and Swasthavritta and Yoga paper 2. Each paper contains two sections again part A and Part B.

In paper Swasthavritta and Yoga Paper 1 – Part A – Vaiyaktika Swasthavritta

We have described personal hygiene which covers mainly Ayurveda aspect prevention of disease dealing with Dincharya, Ratricharya, Ahara (diet), Nidra, Brahmacharya etc. Proper reference and Shloks have been given for the benefits of students while explaining all concepts of Ayurveda.

In part B- Yoga Nisargopacha, all aspects of Yoga and Naturopthy have been described in this part. We have described personal Hygiene which covers Yoga and naturopathy aspect prevention of disease dealing with Panchakosha Theory, Astanga yoga, Sat Karma, Bandhas, Mudras and in naturopathy Jala Chikitsa (Hydrotherapy), Mrittikachikitsa (Mud therapy), Suryakiranasevana (sun bat – heliotherapy) Mardana (Massage), Diet types, Upavasachikitsa (Fasting therapy), Visramachikitsaupayoga etc.

In peper Swasthavritta and Yoga Paper 2-Part A-Samajika Swasthavritta. All aspects of preventive measures form communicable diseases and non communicable diseases, food borne diseases, pollution of water, air, land, sound etc. Disposal of solid waste, Excreta Disposal methods, Occupational Health, Epidemiology etc.

Part B- we have described about Primary Health Care, Family welfare Programmes, MCH programme, Preventive geriatrics, World Health Organization, International health agencies, National Health Policy, Health statistics, Health Administration, National health programmes and National Nutritional Programmes.

This is the text book on this subject written in English language and hence will be useful to all students.

We hope that like all other text books published by Chaukhamba Sanskrit Sansthan, Varanasi, student will welcome this book also and hence we wish all them success in their journey of healthy life.




  Part A: Vaiyaktika Swasthavritta  
1 Swasthavritta Nirupana 3-12
2 Dinacharya 13-44
3 Rathricharya 45-51
4 Rutucharya 52-65
5 Sadvritta 66-75
6 Trayopastambha 76-189
  Nutrition 107-142
  Aharavarga 152-170
  Food hygiene 171-180
7 Nidra 190-195
8 Brahmacharya 196-202
9 Roganutpadaniya 203-208
10 Rasayana for Swastha 209-214
11 Ashtaninditapurusha 215-220
12 menstrual hygiene 221-224
  Part B: Yoga and Nisargopachara  
13 Yoga 227-242
14 Panchakosha Theory 234-246
15 Astanga yoga 247-250
16 Asana 251-292
17 Pranayama 293-309
18 Shatkarma 310-320
19 Bandhas and Mudras 321-340
20 Shad chakras, Ida-pingala-sushummanadis 341-349
21 Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi 350-357
22 Description of Yoiga in Ayurveda 358-370
23 Nisargopachara (Prakritikachikitsa) 371-396
24 Jalachikitsa (hydrotherapy) 377-391
25 Mrittikachikitsa (Mud therapy) 392-394
26 Suryakirana Sevana 395-399
27 Mardana (Massage) 400-403
28 Diet therapy 404-405
29 Upavasachikitsa (Fasting therapy) 406-409
30 Visramachikitsaupayoga 410-412
  Paper II - Part A: Samajika Swathavritta  
1 Janapadodhwamsa 415-419
2 Vayu (Air) 420-437
3 Jala (Ayurvedic adn modern aspects) 438-473
4 Bhumi and Nivasasthana (Land adn housing) 474-488
5 Prakasha (lighting) 489-492
6 Dhwanipradooshana (Noise pollution) 493-496
7 Vikirana (Radiation) 497-499
8 apadravya Nirmulana (Disposal of solid waste) 500-511
9 Malanishkasna Vyavastha (Excreta Disposal) 512-529
10 Disposal of dead body 530-533
11 Meteorology (Rituevam Vatavaranajnanam) 534-537
12 Disaster management 538-542
13 Occupational Health 543-555
14 Offensive Trades 556-562
15 School health services 563-567
16 Epidemiology 56-680
17 Chikitslaya Bhavana (Hospital Building) 681-692
  Part B  
18 Prathamika Swasthyasam Rakshana (Primary Health Care) 695-714
19 Parivarakalyana Yojana (Family velfare Programmes) 715-739
20 Matrusishukalyana Yojana MCH programme 740-750
21 Preventive Geriatrics 751-758
22 World Health Organization-Alma Ata Declaration 759-762
23 International Health Agencies 763-771
24 National Health Policy 772-773
25 Health Statistics 774-785
26 Swasthyaprashasana (Health Administration) 786-792
27 National Health Programmes 793-825
28 Vaccines 826-832


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