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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 94

PA04.01. Role of prakruti in vocational guidance

Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved & Research Institute, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India

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Hemangini Waghulade
Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved & Research Institute, Nerul, Navi Mumbai
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DOI: 10.4103/0257-7941.123923

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Purpose: If you want to work at something that is fulfilling & inspiring, you should tailor your career to your personal interests. So it becomes essential for an individual to choose profession according to his passion & liking. Here prakruti concept will help us out. The aim of study is:- To study the concept of prakruti in context of vocational guidance.To establish the interrelationship between prakruti & vocational guidance. Method: The concept of prakruti in context of vocational guidance is studied in Ayurvedic texts such as Charak Samhita, Sushruta Samhita , Ashtanga Sangraha, Ashtanga Hridaya, Harit Samhita & the available commentaries on it . Modern texts & related websites have also been searched for studying vocational guidance & the interrelationship between prakruti & vocational guidance is established. By knowing the prakruti of a particular person, we can get an appropriate idea about his likings or the things he is comfortable with. So, we can guide the person in choosing appropriate profession which will be according to his liking or passion & also he will have the ability to become successful in that particular profession. For e.g. Vata prakruti people can be good general practitioners as they are active & love talking. Pitta can be good surgeons, CMOs or neurosurgeons as they are courageous. Kapha people can better work as Ayurved consultants, psychiatrists as it requires great patience. Result: Vocational guidance is closely related with prakriti. One can advise a particular job profile according to one's prakruti. Conclusion: The conceptual study of prakruti is helpful in various vocational guidance centers & also in assigning a particular designation to an employee based on his ability.

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