Ayurveda is a spiritual philosophy – not a science What distinguishes Ayurveda from other systems is that it has a well-defined conceptual framework that is consistent throughout the ages. In conceptual base, it was perhaps highly evolved and far ahead of its time. It is medical systems to advocate an integrated approach towards matters of health and disease. Unfortunately, many people today sensationalize the spiritual contents present in the Ayurveda texts, resulting in a w
Restful sleep is the foundation of Physical and Mental health. Sleep helps balance your body and your emotions. Let’s go with another aspect from the 3 pillars of Ayurveda, that is Sleep. ‘I just can’t keep myself awake through the entire day’, doesn’t this sound very familar to you? Actually, it shouldn’t, but number of people with this complaint is increasing day by day. They feel sleeping during the day will help them if they don’t get enough sleep at night and that makes
Our body is made up of around 70%* of water. This shows the significance of water in our life. Life is not possible without presence of water; hence continuity of life is also impossible without it. Ayurveda also describes importance of water in similar way. An entire section is dedicated to water, its importance and types. It’s among the 5 important elements which helped in formation of universe and its continuation. Ayurveda explains importance of appropriate use of water.
Misconceptions 1: It takes time to heal Unfortunately, people who say this, are the ones who turn to Ayurveda when no other option is left for treatment of their disease condition. Thus, it takes atleast 3-4 years to 10 years for them to take this step. Then isn’t it obvious the disease which has not stopped spreading in body or with increased intensity will definitely take time. But we know exactly opposite cases, where people turn to Ayurvedic medicine when Blood pressure
Rasayana is a special concept explained in Ayurveda. The herbal medicine which specifically helps in increasing Ojas and Strength is termed as Rasayana. In general, Rasayana helps to increase intellect, skin lustre, generalised body strength, vocal strength etc. It can also be used for strengthening either organ or tissue in body or even to build immune system for recovery after diseases. Thus, there is mention of different Rasayanas and their specialised usage for either or
Ayurveda, the term comprises of two words- AYU and VEDA which literally means the knowledge of life. Though a very big and complex question, let me try to simplify it for you. Ayurveda is not just about use of herbs or a rule-book of diet. Nor is it only about Panchakarma or massage. Ayurveda is a science of life. By definition, Ayurveda is a science which describes or gives knowledge of principles to achieve the goal of healthy living. Ayurveda deals with its own principle,