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nutrition_ayurveda

Importance of Ayurvedic Nutrition

Ayurveda is the oldest Medical system of world having history of 5000 years old states that poor nutrition is the main cause of disease. This system uses food to heal and prevent illness. It offers programs to rejuvenate the body through diet...
ayurveda science

Is Ayurveda scientific?

Western medicine or the western system of diagnosis always tries to prove that Ayurveda medicine is inferior. If it was inferior they would never try to show that it is inferior, like Ayurveda never says that modern medicine is inferior but...
ritucharya_ayurveda

Autumn Routine (Sarat Ritucharya) in Ayurveda

Rising early when the world is still and calm brush your teeth with some nourishing tooth powder such as licorice, haritaki and mint. Hold some warm sesame oil in your mouth for three minutes. It has a wonderfully nourishing effect on the mouth,...
over_eating

Over eating results to fatal disease (Ayurvedic View)

Everybody is well known that over eating is not good for health. Some may have experienced too that overeating has always created the problem. Here I shall discuss the difficulties that are created due to overeating from the Ayurvedic point...
pathlogy disease

Pathology and Six Stages of Disease: Samprapti

The progressive stages of each disease are laid out in great detail. The health of the system is optimized when the dosa are flowing out of the body and the dhatu are nourished. The stages enumerated below describe how this healthy process...
ayurveda_guru

Ayurvedic Mind: Manas Prakriti

The ayurvedic concept of mind is both broad and illuminating. Not only does it include mental activity but also a consciousness that is housed in the heart, ‘the heart is indispensable for normal mental and physical activities as the...
ayurveda_herbs

The Universal Constituents: Guna

All experience is based on this duality between the conscious subject and the active evolutes of nature. Consciousness needs something to be conscious of and matter needs to be experienced. Prakriti is held together in a balanced state of...
panchakarma

Panchakarma Therapy (purifying therapy)

Pancha Karma is the Ayurvedic cleansing method. The word Panchakarma is made up from 2 words, “Pancha” which means combination of five and “Karma” which here means the treatment process. So Panchakarma as a whole means the combination...
Sodis and ayurveda

SODIS and Ayurveda

SODIS “SODIS water disinfection” is method of disinfecting water using only sunlight as plastic pet bottles. SODIS method of disinfecting water is believed to be discovered by Professor Aftim Acra at the American University of Beirut in...
dincharya_ayurveda

Daily activities (dinacharya) in Ayurveda

Rising: Rise in accordance with the seasons. This is traditionally at a time known as brahma muhurta, between 3 and 7 am as it is regarded as a time when we can most easily access our consciousness. As it is a vata predominant time kapha problems...