History of Ayurveda
Ayurveda (Science of life) ‘ayus’ meaning life or life-span and ‘veda’ meaning knowledge, Ayurveda is a traditional medicine with natural healing system of India and its cultural sphere. Its foundation comes from the Vedic Era, the ancient age around 5000 years ago. It perfectly deserves to say that it is the Mother of all Healing Systems. One of the most comprehensive healing systems in the world is Ayurveda that integrally deals with the body, mind, and spirit. The body system of Ayurveda has been classified according to the theory of Tridosha to overcome all ailments by eliminating the basic cause.
The key objective of Ayurveda is to educate people on learning to take care of their health by themselves and also increase their span of life in a healthy way. One can attain this goal by following and balancing one’s nutritional diet and lifestyle. Maintain good habits to heal and prevent illness and inability of body functioning. This system is simultaneously related to the soul, body & mind. Psychosomatic theory as explored that the mind can create illness in the body.
This ancient Indian science is a highly modern healing style throughout the world and is absolutely a recognized medical science in countries like India and Switzerland. Ayurveda is helpful even after a disease or imbalance has been diagnosed, it also helps in preventing illness and promoting the wellbeing through proactive diet and lifestyle practices.
Ayurvedic Body Type
DO YOU KNOW YOUR AYURVEDIC BODY TYPE?
Ayurveda the ancient Indian “science of life” describes that human beings are like the Universe, each one made up of the five elements:
- Vayu – Air.
- Aakash – Space.
- Teja/Agni – Fire.
- Jal – Water.
- Prithvi – Earth.
These elements in the birth form are known as Doshas:
- Vata Dosha
- Pitta Dosha
- Kapha Dosha
The most physical, emotional, and mental health issues are deep-rooted in your biological set up, or mind-body constitution, generally known as ‘doshas’.
Certainly, every activity and function of our mind and body is dependent upon the balanced or unbalanced state of these doshas.
And it is these ‘Dosha that constitutes your biological set-up which plays a more critical role than your imagination because we all have all of these elements in our bodies, as well as have each of the doshas.
However, every one of us is born with a unique, individual balance of these doshas and no two of us can be alike!