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Three Gunas

Three Gunas

Definition Of Gunas Guna is the essential part of Hindu philosophy which is related to the nature of this universe. Everything has quality under the three Gunas. In the science, there are three qualities in each atom i.e. electron, proton and neutron. All should...

Self-Realization By Yoga

Self-Realization By Yoga

How You Can Achieve Self-Realization By Yoga? Realization can be achieved with a practice of yoga. The meaning of yoga itself is 'to join' with the higher being of the universe or the supreme self. Realization is to be oneness with the highest source. The main aim of...

Power Yoga

Power Yoga

What is Power Yoga? Power yoga is a kind of yoga which emphasizes the flexibility of the body and strength of the mind and body. It gives you the extra power in the body as well as in the mind. Power yoga was considered as the gym yoga in the beginning because it...

Nada Meditation

Nada Meditation

Nada Yoga (Inner Sound Meditation) Nada meditation is performed by concentrating on the inner sound which can be heard on our ear but the sound doesn’t have any source outside. Everyone cannot hear the sound. The person who meditates can hear the voice. The sound is...

Knowledge Of Vedas

Knowledge Of Vedas

Vedas - A Treasure Of Unlimited Knowledge The word Veda is derived from the Sanskrit word Vid which means to know therefore Veda means the knowledge. Vedas are regarded as the oldest scriptures in the world. In the Hindu religion, Vedas are the source of the knowledge...

Eightfold Path of Buddha

Eightfold Path of Buddha

Buddha is a well-known figure in the world of spirituality. His teaching is based on non-violence and peace. He is the messenger of peace in the world. Buddha gave a new dimension in the field of spirituality. Buddha reminded us that all the people of the world have...

Yoga And Ayurveda

Yoga And Ayurveda

Yoga and Ayurveda both are the two shining gemstones of Vedic civilization. Both of these form the practical facet of the teachings of this civilization. The ancient Vedic civilization have always tried to inspire the mankind to seek for knowledge and ultimate truth....

Ten Best Therapies In Ayurveda

Ten Best Therapies In Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a unique practice of medicine. It has its own insight about cause of the disease and approach of treatment. Production of waste products from metabolic processes inside the body is an inevitable phenomenon. Ayurveda believes obstruction in the excretion of...

Sex And Ayurveda

Sex And Ayurveda

Sleep, food and sex are the invincible urges of human life. Have it less – less happy, have it more – not as expected. It is interesting to note that Nidra (sleep), Ahar (diet) and Abrahmacharya (sex) have been described by Ayurveda under Traya-Upastambha i.e. three...

Relation Of Ayurveda And Nepal

Relation Of Ayurveda And Nepal

Overview The Relation Of Ayurveda And Nepal Ayurveda is an ancient practice of medicine native to the sub-Indian continent. It is considered to be the oldest of the traditional system of medicine and has survived and flourished from ages till date. Ayurveda approaches...

Pregnancy Regimen In Ayurveda

Pregnancy Regimen In Ayurveda

Overview Ayurveda For Pregnancy Pregnancy is a cheerful time of life for many women. At the same time, it can also be a challenging time as a mother’s body undergoes various changes in order to create and support the development of a new life. Ayurveda with its...

Ayurvedic Way Of Lifestyle Management

Ayurvedic Way Of Lifestyle Management

Overview Ayurvedic Lifestyle Management Ayurveda is a health practice that approaches in a holistic way to promote the health and cure the diseases by integrating body, mind and soul through Ahar (diet), Vihar(lifestyle) and Aushadh (medicine). Classical texts have...

Importance Of Ayurveda For Seniors

Importance Of Ayurveda For Seniors

Ayu (life) in Ayurveda has been defined as the time span during which co-ordination between four essential components namely - body, senses, mind and soul run. During this span, various changes occur which are natural and inevitable. The classical texts of Ayurveda...

Ayurveda For Good Memories

Ayurveda For Good Memories

Memory is the ability to store and retrieve information and past experiences. We are what our memories are - they are our experiences, our relationships, our successes, and our failures. Memory has a great significance in Ayurveda. Ayurveda considers the deterioration...

Role Of Diet For Health In Ayurveda

Role Of Diet For Health In Ayurveda

Ancient text of Ayurveda mentions aahar i.e. diet is the best preventive medicine and is solely responsible for health, illness, sorrow, and happiness. Diseases start from food imbalance and health of an individual also is dependable to diet. Although specific drugs...

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Introduction To Aloe Vera Aloe Vera is a cactus looking plant which can be found in many regions of the world. The name Aloe Vera is derived from the Arabic word “alloeh”, meaning ‘shining, bitter substance’. In many parts of the world where it grows wild, it is...

Nidana Panchaka: Diagnostic Tool Of Ayurveda

Nidana Panchaka: Diagnostic Tool Of Ayurveda

Overview Nidana Panchaka Diagnosis of a condition is always given prime importance in Ayurveda. The various fold of examination of the diseases and the diseased are thus explained so that the physician can correctly diagnose and effectively treat a condition. The five...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder And Its Management

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder And Its Management

Meaning Of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder The National Institute of Mental Health defines OCD as “Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviours...

Various Diseases And Their Yogic Healing By Yoga

Various Diseases And Their Yogic Healing By Yoga

There are many types of research on yoga for curing different diseases. It is found that yoga awakens natural immunity power and helps to provide overall health. Yoga has direct effects for healing some diseases and indirect effects for other diseases. There are many...

Mudra

Mudra

Mudra is a Sanskrit word which literary means "seal", "mark", or "gesture". A Mudrā is a psychological as well as spiritual gesture performed with a physical body that requires an energetic seal of authenticity applied in the iconography and spiritual practice. Mudra...

Anxiety And Treatment With Yoga

Anxiety And Treatment With Yoga

What Is Anxiety? Anxiety is a mental misbalance that provokes unnecessary mental suffering, fear, tension, worry, apprehension, nervousness, etc. When these emotions affect how we behave, and if protracted, they even affect physically. While facing a normal challenge...

11 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Garlic

11 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Garlic

Have we ever wondered why Garlic is used much often as a spice in vegetables and especially while cooking meat? Most of us may answer that it might be for the taste or its good smell or some other purposes. The strong odor of garlic suggests towards its toughness that...

Agnimandya: Digestive Insufficiency

Agnimandya: Digestive Insufficiency

Agnimandya is itself considered an independent digestive disease and a cause to a huge number of other diseases in Ayurveda. Agni- the digestive fire is responsible for the transformation of food we take into energy and nourishment to body tissues. It is responsible...

Post Purificatory Considerations Of Panchakarma

Post Purificatory Considerations Of Panchakarma

We have earlier discussed Panchakarma procedures as a detoxification process in our body, its pre procedures- The Purvakarma and the five actual actions done under Panchakarma in our previous articles. Panchakarma is one big tool in Ayurveda which helps cleanse the...

Why Ayurveda In Nepal?

Why Ayurveda In Nepal?

Overview Introduction Of Ayurveda In Nepal Nepal, a small country in South Asia situated in the lap of Himalayas has been the destination for Ayurveda enthusiasts and followers since ages. With Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain on earth to the fertile plains and...

Turmeric: Your Kitchen’s Doctor

Turmeric: Your Kitchen’s Doctor

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) has been used as a home remedy in different ailments since ages. From a common cold to joint pain, from improving the taste to healing wounds and from relieving itching to improving skin complexion, Turmeric has it all. It has been described...

Why Ayurveda in Nepal Ayurveda Home?

Why Ayurveda in Nepal Ayurveda Home?

Nepal Ayurveda home is a renowned Ayurveda center in Nepal to promote good health and wellness through consultations, Panchakarma sodhana therapies, yoga, diet and lifestyle modification and genuine use of herbs. Amidst the city enriched with a number of cultural...

Effect of yoga on Autism

Autism and Effects of Yoga In this article, we are discussing the effect of yoga on Autism. It is seen that autism is on the rise, now 1.47% of the children are suffering from Autism according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).  Guardians, parents, teachers and...

Yogic Healing for Alcoholism & Drug Addiction

Yoga is a mindful or conscious practice of body, breath, and thoughts with various postures and some code of conducts while alcoholism and addictions are unconscious practices done ignorantly. Whatever addicted activities you do, it is done without being conscious/...

Yoga for Asthma Relief

Yoga Asanas For Asthma Relief Yoga has many health benefits, though it might be difficult to realize what natural asthma relief is. Researchers have found some important of yoga asanas for asthma relief. Among the many healing effects, yoga is a natural asthma relief....

Ayurvedic Treatment For Sinusitis

Sinusitis is inflammatory condition of air spaces within our face bone called paranasal sinuses. In this article (Ayurvedic Treatment for sinusitis) we will discuss on symptoms and remedy of sinusitis through Ayurvedic approach. Sinusitis is very common in winter...

Benefits of Yoga Teacher Training Course

Benefits of Yoga Teacher Training Course

Yoga teacher training course is one of the most necessities for a healthy and harmonious life. Yoga teacher training is a comprehensive course for yoga and lifestyle where a natural method of health and harmony is taught. Our physical body requires proper exercise and...

Yoga Asanas for Winter Imbalance

Experience Warming Yoga Poses For Winter Many people suffer from colds and flu in the winter season, so yoga asanas that open the chest, throat, and sinuses help in ameliorating congestion and warming your respiratory organs.  There are many yoga asanas for winter...

Brain Waves

Every matter in the universe has its own vibrations. Similarly, all the parts of the body has also vibration. Each part of body vibrates in its own rhythm. The brain has a unique set of waves which is known as brain waves. There is communication of neurons within the...

Secrets Of Lifestyle Management

12 Formulas For Lifestyle Management Which Leads You Towards Healthy, Happy and Harmonious Life The secrets of lifestyle management have become a vital part of life that should be known to all the people for living a healthy, happy and harmonious life. Many people are...

How to Activate Chakra

How to Activate the Muladhar (root) Chakra This chakra is founded on being physically mindful and comfort feelings in various situations. You will feel well-balanced, stable and secure if it is opened and balanced. You will feel no danger and won’t distrust...

Seven Chakras in Human Body

Seven chakras in Human body are Seven Energy center in Human Body Human beings have various energy centers in the body in invisible form to receive the energy from the universe and to wash away the impurities from the body. Among various energy centers, seven are the...

An Ayurvedic Approach to Chakra Healing

The recent advances made in Kirlian photography by the like of Dr. Konstantin Korotkov provide a huge sigh of relief for the modernist approach to Chakra healing in Nepal. This means you can quantify the Chakras and their actions based on the energy fields they create...

Dincharya: The Yogic Lifestyle

Dincharya or the daily lifestyle is a unique modality that has been prescribed in the textbooks of Ayurveda. It traverses and interconnects many different planes of the human body - The physical, mental and spiritual planes. Thus it brings the body in rhythm with that...

Oral Hygiene in Ayurveda

Ayurveda is not only a treatment system but it also advocates the preventative aspects of health. Its major aim is maintaining the healthy state of a healthy person. Dincharya has scientifically organized daily performable activities for a person to maintain their...

Essential Oils: Adding Essence to Life

Essential oils are basically a form of lipids which contains volatile aroma constituents found in plants. They go by various names including volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetherolea or simply put oils of plants. The oil is called essential oil in the sense that it...

Swarna Prasana: Ayurvedic Approach to Immunization

Sushruta and Vagvata have given us hints that immunology was prevalent in the ancient day and age. These Ayurveda experts explained about the use of Swarna (gold) in Jatakarma (the process of initial stabilization of the baby immediately after birth) which is called...

The Three Gunas: Sattva, Rajas, and Tamas

In addition to three Doshas that form the physiological constitution, Ayurveda recognizes three psychic energies or Gunas that governs the mind and determines your psychological characters. When the three Gunas are balanced they keep the mind and, the body healthy....

Ayurvadic Fruits According to Prakriti

In this article we will discuss about Ayurvadic fruits according to prakriti. During the characterization of different foods and their usage in various Prakriti Ayurveda follows a general guideline of like increases like. For example, dry dates would increase the Vata...

Dharaniya Vega: Urges to be Controlled

Certain habits urge, emotions, thoughts have to be retained and controlled while certain other types habits or should never be retained as these puts too much strain on the bodily systems. The non- retainable urges are quantified to be thirteen in number; and will be...

Popular Ayurvedic Herbs

Ayurveda known in modern times for herbalist approaches and holistic diagnosis and treatment, in its ancient textbooks has described tens of thousands of herbs and their various health promotive and disease curative properties. Some of these herbs described some four...

Triphala an Ayurvedic Formulation of Three Fruits

Triphala is a classical Ayurvedic formulation which uses fruits of three plants – Amlaki (Indian gooseberry, Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Chebulic mylobalan, Terminalia chebula) and Bibhitaki (Belleric myrobalan, Terminalia bellerica). The effectiveness of Triphala...

Ayurvedic Herbs: Recipe for Health

Ayurveda has described around ten thousand herbs in its major books. These herbs are readily available in surrounding but some of the herbs are quite esoteric and certain herbs have become extinct after their conception as medicinal plants. However, keeping its...

Massage Definition

About Massage Massage is the systematic manipulation of the body for the purposes of relaxation, or therapy. Different cultures tend to have developed specific forms of massage according to bodily needs. From the gentle Swedish massage to the stronger ones like...

Disease Progression: Six Stage of Pathogenesis

Ayurveda describes health as a fine blend of Dosha, Dhatu (tissue) and Mala (wastes) along with the blissful state of senses, mind and soul. Any aberration in these health factors results in disease. The disease is not an instant process but a multistage process as...

Dietary Recommendation as Per Prakriti

In this article we are giving the Ayurvedic Dietary Recommendation ( Vegetable recommendation) as per vata, pitta & Kapha . During the characterization of different foods and their usage in various Prakriti Ayurveda follows a general guideline of like increases...

The Dosha Clock

The Dosha Clock – In the Morning and Day Ayurveda in its axioms of Dincharya (daily lifestyle) provides an insight into the logos of following the Dincharya. It describes and further elaborates this through the happenings of Dosha clock. What is a dosha clock?...

Panchakarma an Ayurvedic Healing

Overview The Types of Panchakarma(Ayurvedic Healing) 1. Virechana and Vasti If you are not near a centre where panchakarma is available under the supervision of a trained Ayurvedic physician, you can do an effective purification program at home. Begin your home...

Managing Diabetes: An Ayurvedic Perspective

The Ayurvedic physicians careful in the diagnosis (managing diabetes) coined two terms to describe the condition of diabetes – Prameha (pre-diabetes) and Madhumeha (diabetes). In the same sentence that baptizes the terms these physicians were quick to point out that...

Yoga Therapy

Therapeutic yoga is an application of yogic activities, principles, and methods to cure various ailments of human beings. Yoga is evidently therapeutic. It is therapeutic in nature. So, for the treatment purpose a concept called “Therapeutic Yoga” has been evolved....

Food and Ayurveda: Dietary Advice According to Body

Ayurveda as a system of medicine advocates a preventative approach to assessing ones’ own health.Thus an Ayurvedic assessment begins with the assessment of Prakriti, the body type of an individual.This means that an Ayurvedic approach to treatment or to the prevention...

Pinda Sweda: Sudation by Bolus

The word Pinda translates into bolus and Sweda translates into sudation. So, the act of sweating out the veiled bodily toxins by using medicinally prepared boluses is known as Pinda Sweda. Pinda Sweda is a type of “Sagni Sweda” where sudation is done by the infusing...

Nasya: The Errhines | Shirovirechana

Nasya is the instillation of medicinal oil, powder or juice of plants through the nostrils. In mentioning Nasya ancient ayurvedic gurus effectively cite that the nose is the gateway to the brain. Thus, the instillation of medicinal herbs through the nose is not only...

Vasti: Therapeutic Approach for Colon Health

Vasti literally means urinary bladder. Traditionally, for Vasti there was a use of animal urinary bladder for pushing oil or enema matter into your rectum. However, as time changes the procedures are shaped in a way favorable to the human condition. Hence, the use of...

Virechana: The Cleansing of Abdomen

Virechana as a word is taken directly out of the ancient dialectical Ayurvedic books, where it literally means removing the doshas (toxins) out through the rectal route. This is known as purgation. The procedure of purgation helps in ridding your body of (toxic)...

Vamana Karma: Medical Emesis or Medical Vomiting

Vamana in its Sanskrit iteration means to relieve Doshas (toxic) through the oral route. It is the first among the hailed Panchakarma and the first step in your total body health and well-being. In getting a Vamana you don’t directly go in the trance of getting an...

Pradhankarma: The Main Procedure of Panchakarma

The term pradhankarma encapsulates and embodies a generalized and broad concept of panchakarma. The term pradhankarma is organized up from two words “Pradhan” meaning key and karma meaning “methods of treatments”. The therapeutics or treatment, however, varies on...

Purvakarma: Preparatory Procedures of Panchakarma

The whole of panchakarma involves the complex and stepwise measures of prepping (called purvakarma), main procedure (called pradhankarma), and after procedures (called paschatkarma). The preparatory procedures are used to increase the effectiveness of panchakarma...

Panchakarma: The Therapeutic Approach To Diseases

The basic tenet of Ayurveda involves treating the patient in two way – Sodhana (Purification) and Samana (Pacification). The Sodhana involves relieving the body of various aggravated Dosha by dismissing them through body orifices, Samana involves intake of herbs,...

Panchamahabhut: Five Basic Elements of Body

The five basic – or rather great – elements (Panchamahabhut) are not elements at all; in fact, they are even the minutiae forms of the elements that constitute this universe. Thus Panchamahabhut makes up the atoms, elements, molecules, and everything tangential or...

Mala: The Waste

MMala in an unadulterated sense means wastes. The wastes from the body are the Pureesha (feces), Sveda (sweat) and Mutra (urine). Effective elimination is important for health and vigor. Certain tissues produce their own respective Malas. Rasa produces Kapha (Phlegm)...

Agni: The Transformative Fire

Introduction To Agni (Digestive Fire Yoga) Agni literally means fire. It represents a combustible force present inside each and every nook and cranny of the body such that the food may transform itself into bodily tissues and the bodily tissues may intermingle among...

Dhatus: Body Tissues

What Ayurveda described thousands of years ago is equally relevant now. Ayurveda described the body primarily is compiled of seven dhatus (or tissues), where each tissues’ crucial role is governed by the bodily humor (doshas). In an ordinal fashion the dhatus can be...

Prakriti: Body Constitution

When sperm and ovum fuse (as the magic happens) during fertilization one, two or all three of the doshas develops in excess. The surplus dosha is then primarily responsible for guiding your body constitution. Superfluous dosha thus mandates your body type. Thus in...

Dosha: Vata, Pitta, Kapha

Ayurveda and its principles sprout form the roots of doshas (humors). Hardly any of the chapters in three major treatise of Ayurveda – the Charak Samhita, the Susruta Samhita and the Astanga Hridayam – are free from the elaborative touch of doshas. Doshas reiterated...

Vata : A Force for Change

On the recitation of Vata, an Ayurvedic personnel goes a long way in describing it as a prime driving force for all of the actions governed in the body. From driving other doshas to their site of action to driving the body as a whole towards work and/or retreat, It is...

Ayurveda Introduction

Ayurveda Introduction In saying Ayurveda is a science of life is undermining much of the content that the treaties of Ayurveda deals with. Ayurveda being thousands of years old has been placed into various renditions of centuries and reconfiguration of times ;...

Pitta and Kapha

While Vata is the force driving change Pitta and Kapha are the ministers that guide it. Vata binds Pitta and Kapha in its shackles and is responsible for posting them into their ministry - their respective site of actions. The bile and phlegm driven into their...

Ayurveda History

Ayurveda History

From the reigns of the dominant Vedas appears a distinct knowledge of understanding of human health and diseases. Called as Ayurveda, it grew and flourished into the science on how to bejewel your daily life with didactic practices on a healthy lifestyle. Ayurveda was...