Signs, marks or scars caused by disease or disorders in the skin or any bodily organ in particular. (Look under Ayurveda Skin Care for more information on this topic).
Rupa, or the symptoms of a disease, indicate the actual onset of the manifestation process. Whenrupa appears, the disease becomes more pronounced with obvious and clearly defined symptoms. Therupa can be considered the advanced form of the warning signs (purva rupa). The severity and number of symptoms present provide the doctor with indications of physical impact, the possibility of cure and the length of time healing may take.