Author(s): Arpita H R*, Anand Katti
Health is a state of equilibrium of doshas, dhatu, mala, atma and indriya. In deceased condition it is necessary to maintain the balance between the doshas and bringing back to their normalcy. Ayurveda had described various tools for diagnosing various diseases one among that is roga and rogi pariksha. Roga pariksha is done by assessing nidana panchakas while rogi pariksha is done by dwividha, trividha, chaturvida, ashtavida, dashavidha pariksha.In the context of desha pariksha Acharya Charaka has mentioned bhumi pariksha and In Atura pariksha he has mentioned atura parijnana hetu which explains in detail about relationship between the desha and atura from the birth how these factors contribute a role in developing a disease, which helps in diagnosing the condition of the patient, health geography deals with the interaction between people and environment, It conceptualize the role of place, location and geography in health ,well-being and disease.