ANUMAN PRAMANA AND ITS UTILITY IN AYURVEDA MEDICAL SCIENCE: A REVIEW
Dr. Hari Krishna Shriwas* and Dr. Rupendra Chandrakar
The word Anumans consist of two parts viz. Anu and mana means after and cognition respectively. Thus Anumana in a general sense means the cognition coming in to being after perception or Paramarsa. Inference is an important sources of knowledge in the field of Diagnosis. The signs present in the patient can be observed (pratyaksa) directly but the symptoms described by the patient help the physican to interrogate further and to infer about the disease. Different biological testes provide a base to infer about the particular disease.
Keywords: Anuman, paramarsa,diagnosis, disease.
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