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About Ayurveda

Harnessing 5000 Years of Ayurvedic wisdom

 

Ayurveda – the word that stems from two Sanskrit words, Ayus(life) and Veda (science), means the science of life. It is an ancient science of healing that originated from the Indian sub-continent. Historical records indicate that Ayurveda originated in India more than 5,000 years ago, and has ever since influenced the mankind.

 

As per Ayurvedic wisdom, all human beings are a part of nature. Human beings and nature are interdependent and a perfect balance between these energies would result into good health. Ayurveda has the prowess to heal ailments, whether chronic or generic, with a mix of natural herbs. It can cure the imbalance of mind, body and soul, created by external factors like, weather, life, work, stress etc. 

 

Event today, Ayurveda remains the most ancient, yet living tradition with sound philosophical and experimental basis. It is a science with a holistic approach to health and personalized medicine. Known to be a complete medical system that encompasses the physical, psychological, philosophical, ethical, and spiritual health - Ayurveda is considered to be inherently an essential expression of pure intelligence and hence called a self-healing science.

 

Ayurveda is concerned with restoring the balance of three elements or factors – Vata, Pitta and Kapha(Air, Fire and Water) of which the body is made. 

 

The unique principle in Ayurveda is this: Each and every person has his/her own individual body constitution according to three elements Vata, Pitta and Kapha.All living creatures are composed of five basic elements and the same give a material form to body called ‘PanchaMahabhutas’. In the same manner the herbal drugs are also composed of the same basic elements. Therefore, Ayurvedic medicines are more acceptable and compatible to human beings for permanent cure.

 

Nature’s herbs are comparable to miracles of Ayurvedic science. Herbs form the basis of Ayurvedictreatment and are manually processed in varied ways. From over 15,000 herbs found in nature, only around 850 are commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine today. A lot is still to be discovered. 

 

The field of Ayurveda has witnessed tremendous metamorphosis over the ages. The journey from primordial to global, manuscripts to monographs and principles to parameters has been immense. The cognizance of Ayurveda is a linchpin to the health benefits that it has to offer the mankind. 

 

Ayurveda is truly the science of life. It imparts us with the health benefits as well as teaches us the moral values to lead a content and happy life. It is our duty to practise the principles of Ayurveda in our lives and then set an example to the rest of the world.