Ayurveda is a complete holistic system that has a different approach to healing than Western medicine. It does not distinguish between prevention and treatment. It takes into account everything that affects human: the environment, a healthy diet, exercise, mental and spiritual life. It all helps towards achieving inner balance harmony.
Ayurveda, the "Science of Life", is five thousand years old Indian medicine, which consists of unique systems. Since 1982 it is recognized by the World Health Organization as an effective treatment system. It is often called the "mother of all healing methods". Harmonizes the body, mind and spirit, helps restore inner harmony and balance.
Ayurveda in India
Ayurveda is about 5000 years old system of lifestyle, including diet, use of herbs, oils and ayurvedic medicine, which is also used in today's India. Expansion of Ayurveda in Western countries has been far slower than it was for yoga, but thanks to yoga therapists are now very popular and widely used not only in the yoga practice.
In India you will find not only ayurvedic spa resorts offering mainly massage or counseling, but also an Ayurvedic clinic or hospital. Here you will understand Ayurveda in its very complex form.
Theory of Ayurveda
Ayurveda talks about five elements, which are the basis of everything: water, earth, air, fire and ether. These elements occur in different combinations in each of us and shape our uniqueness. Together they form the so-called. Tri - dosha system.
- Vata dosha - air and ether
- Pita dosha - Fire and Water
- Kapha dosha - land and water
Ayurvedic doctor on the basis of pulse diagnosis (Prakruti) determines your predominant dosha, which control your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual self. Then they will recommend an appropriate diet, lifestyle (sleep, exercise, meditation), appropriate therapy, oils, herbs and ayurvedic medicines for harmonization and rehabilitation of the body, spirit and mind.