Parts of Basti yantra:

Basti yantra (बस्ति यन्त्र) Basti yantra is an instrument which is used to administer the basti dravyas (drugs) to execute the basti karma. It is composed of 2 parts basti netra and basti putak. Basit netra (बस्ति नेत्र): The word netra in general means ”eye” but in sense of basti it signifies a tube like structure which is made up of either gold, silver, copper, glass, tin or bronze etc but nowadays iron, stainless steel, copper, brass and rubber are often practised. Basti netra praman (बस्ति नेत्र प्रमाण): Basti netra is a long hollow pipe i.e a tube wider at the base while narrow from the top. Its length, breadth as well as the hole varies according to the age of the person.The basti netra contains 3 karnikas/कर्णिका, 1st karnika is present at the base while from here at the distance of 2 angul the 2nd karnika exists. At ¼ th part of the total length of basti netra the 3rd karnika is available i.e at the fore part of basti netra. Basti putak (बस्ति पुटक): Basti putak is an elastic bag for collection of basti dravya before giving the basti. In olden days the urinary bladder of ox, fox, buffalo, deer, pig or goat are used as putak/पुटक but now a days plastic bags or football bladder are practiced. @#cap Admin Ayurveda

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Dear Dr. Shalini Jha, Good details about Basti yantra.
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Good description doctor
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