The Ayurvedic Classical Text: Source but not the destination!

 Namaste, I am Kanika, an Ayurveda physician and today let us discuss how important is Classical Ayurvedic Text in Ayurvedic study! The User Manual of Health  You see, all products come with a user manual and this user manual describes everything about the product,its structure, functioning, how to repair, etc. However, isn’t the product itsContinue reading “The Ayurvedic Classical Text: Source but not the destination!”

Good Food and Bad Food According to Ayurveda – I : Food that should not be consumed

Keeping in mind that food cannot be cooked separately for all persons in a house, Acharya Charak describes the food quality that should be taken regularly for all seasons and all prakrati, along with food that should be used very rarely by all prakrati individuals. However, it is particularly important to refrain from the badContinue reading “Good Food and Bad Food According to Ayurveda – I : Food that should not be consumed”

Dosha

Dosha is something which has tendency to malaise or spoil. It can be understood as a factor of catabolism (breaking down process in the body) Also Dosha is a concept in itself. According to Ayurveda, there are 3 kinds of Dosha or body temperaments – Vata, Pitta and Khapha. It is said that as lifeContinue reading “Dosha”

Ayurvedic Definition of Health

Sam-Doshaha Sam Agni Shcha Sam Dhatu Malakriyah! Prasann Atma Indriya Manah Swasthya Ityabhidhiyate!! Balanced state of Dosha, Agni (digestive fires), Dhatu (Metabolic essence) and Mal (Metabolic waste) Happy soul, senses and mind constitute the (complete) health Kshetra of Ayurveda and Importance of mind Kshetra means field of Ayurveda, on which it acts. There are 2Continue reading “Ayurvedic Definition of Health”

Jivem Shardah Shatam

TACH CHAKSHUR DEVAHITAM PURASTAACH CHHUKRAM UCH-CHARAT PASHYEMA SHARADAH SHATAM JEEVEMA SHARADAH SHATAM SHRINU-YAAMA SHARADAH SHATAM BHOOYASH CHA SHARADAH SHATAAT. – Yajur Veda 36:24 TACH CHAKSHUR DEVAHITAM PURASTAACH CHHUKRAM UCH-CHARAT PASHYEMA SHARADAH SHATAM JEEVEMA SHARADAH SHATAM SHRINU-YAAMA SHARADAH SHATAM BHOOYASH CHA SHARADAH SHATAAT. – Yajur Veda 36:24 TACH CHAKSHUR DEVAHITAM PURASTAACH CHHUKRAM UCH-CHARAT PASHYEMA SHARADAH SHATAM JEEVEMA SHARADAHContinue reading “Jivem Shardah Shatam”