A LITERARY REVIEW ON STUDY OF NIDRA AND NIDRANASH ACCORDING TO CHARAK SAMHITA
Keywords:Nidra, Nidranasha, Trayopstambh, Diwaswapna
For people of all ages the everyday stress of life often leads to the sacrifice of one of the most important aspect of human health: sleep. Sleep is biological need of every individual. Not only does sleep help you feel more awake during the day, it is also important for helping your body fend off illness and fight infections. People who are sleep deprived may become sick more often than those with enough sleep. Sleep also helps to think clearly, have a strong memory and maintain a high energy level throughout the day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation has been shown to contribute to weight gain, irritability, lowered academic performance, bad communication and depression. Ayurveda has given tremendous importance to mental health along with physical health. According to Ayurveda Ahara , nidra and bramhacharya are trayopstambh(three pillars) of life. As sleep plays very important role in our health it is necessary to study about it in detail. This article highlights the importance of nidra according to Charaka samhita .
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