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History Of Ayurveda: A Brief Overview

Ayurveda, one of the oldest traditional systems of medicine, originated in the Indian subcontinent. With a rich history that dates back to more than 5000 years, Ayurveda was mainly practised by the sages during the Vedic civilisation. It is said that the main source of knowledge for Ayurveda was derived from the Vedas, the holy books of knowledge. Continue reading


Mind Types in Ayurveda

The ancient principles of Ayurveda believe that the mind and body both need to be in harmony in order to achieve overall good health. We all have different temperaments, body types, mindsets and interests and the beauty of Ayurveda is that it recognizes this. Treatments and diagnoses are made on the basis of an individual person’s particular body and mind type. Continue reading


Know Your Dosha Type

Ayurveda focuses on holistic health, where a balanced life contributes to a healthier way of living, both physically and emotionally. What’s even more heartening to note is that Ayurveda recognizes that the same treatment may not be effective for all people, and that we are individuals at the end of the day. In addition, the food you eat and the lifestyle you have are very important in Ayurveda and contribute to your overall health. Some of the principles of Ayurveda work around the concept of balance of the three doshas, also known as the energies each individual has based on his/her qualities and they also have different physical effects on the body. To give you some perspective, the three doshasare: Continue reading