Saturday, 15 August 2015


History of Ayurveda :

             Ayurveda was revealed by the creator of the world himself – Lord Brahma. Ayurveda was an ancient system of life (ayur) knowledge (Veda) arising in India thousands of years ago. Ayurveda having very deep understanding for creation. 
The great rishis or seers of india came to understand for creation through deep meditation and other spiritual practices. The rishis reveal the deepest truths of human physiology and health. Rishis observed the fundamentals of life, organized them into an elaborate system and compiled India's philosophical and spiritual texts, called Veda of knowledge.

             Aryavarta, Native place of Aryans. They covers large area surrounding to the Himalaya and to be placed where Rishis and Munis were lived. Now, It covers areas in countries like Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bhutan and Tibet. 

Ayurveda is the most ancient science of healing which enhances longevity. The hymns, the mantras and the medical information contained in the Vedas were contributions of Rishis and munis over a period of time.

For a few centuries, the tradition of Ayurveda was dimmed due to the natural and also by the invension of foreign cultures into India. Due to Ayurveda, Long life and good health are now being rediscovered. To be healthy, harmony must exist between the purpose for healing, thoughts, feelings and physical action.

          Ayurveda deals with what is good life and bad life, happiness and misery, that which supports or destroys and the measurement of life are show the difference to everyone. It works to maintain health in the healthy and to prevent disease in order to promote quality of life and longevity.

Introduction of Ayurveda:
       Now a days Ayurveda is very Popular in all over the world due to his great benefits in medicine and health field Today, a primary need of Ayurveda is for transdisciplinary research designed to study its fundamental concepts, medicines and treatments. Popularity of Ayurveda has increased several folds not only in India but also in all other countries.
       Ayurveda can be defined as a system, which uses the inherent principles of nature, to help maintain health in a person by keeping the individual's body, mind and spirit in perfect equilibrium with nature.
     Ayurveda theory  is completly  based on the premise that the universe is made up of five elements: air, fire, water, earth and ether. These elements are represented in humans by three "doshas", or energies: Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
       Ayurveda places great emphasis on prevention and encourages the maintenance of health through close attention to balance in one’s life, right thinking, diet, lifestyle and the use of herbs.

     Knowledge of Ayurveda helps to understand how to create this balance of body, mind and consciousness according to one’s own individual constitution and how to make lifestyle changes to bring about and maintain this balance both physical and mental. Examples of these emotional and physical stresses include one’s emotional state, diet and food choices, seasons and weather, physical trauma, work and family relationships.
     Ayurveda plays major role in contributions to medical science by providing many leads in natural product drug discovery in various diseases. Until then, value of Ayurveda in medicine and natural product research remained largely unrecognized, remain neglected but now its good time to accept reality of Ayurveda theory.

        In few decades significant developments have systematic research on various aspects of Ayurveda and traditional medicine in India. We all hope that interesting science will emerge through such efforts giving India and Ayurveda due visibility, acceptance and much desired stage in the global medicine.

Nadi Pariksha (Diagnostic Theory ):
        It is part of Ayurveda theory , This is the most powerful and accurate Diagnostic Tool for understanding the cause of any faults or Disease in the Human body. Based on Vadic study and research. the normal course of our visit to a doctor, we specify the ailments we feel we are suffering from. Based on this preliminary information,
On the other hand , during the Nadi Pariksha, a person need not have to specify his/her problems in advance to doctor . The Nadi Vidwan is not supposed to know the details in advance as he should not get influenced by the patient’s symptoms.
       Each cell in our body possesses its own intelligence. It is the communication of this intelligence in the form of vibrations that is studied in Nadi Pariksha. Nadi Pariksha understands the vibratory frequency of the Pulse at various levels on the Radial artery. Subtle vibrations are read at seven different levels vertically downward that help in ascertaining various functions in the body.

The pulse, when examined, reveals both physical & mental characteristics of the pulse. The accuracy of the pulse reading depends on the intuitive awareness of the individual and also the ability to understand and interpret the subtlety of vibrations. This sensitive awareness determines the success of Nadi Pariksha.

Tri- dosha theory:-

        According to Ayurveda, everything that exists in the universe is made up of the five basic elements; earth, water, fire, air and space (ether). All that exists in the universe, exists within us. A dosha (doa), according to Ayurveda is one of the three bodily humors that make up one's constitution. 
These teachings are also known as the Tri-dosha theory. The central concept of Ayurvedic medicine is the theory that health exists when there is a balance between three fundamental bodily humours or doshas called Vata, Pitta and Kapha.

        Vata dosha is formed when prana mixes with the elements air and space. Vata does all movement. The qualities of Vata are light, dry. Air, quick, and cold. Vata people are very tall or little. They are thin and either tall or short. They have asymmetrical features. 
When Vata people are in balance, they are creative and easily adaptable. When Vata people are out of balance, this leads to fear and anxiety. Vāta or Vata (wind) is the impulse principle necessary to mobilize the function of the nervous system. It affects the windy humour, flatulence, gout, rheumat.

         Pitta, heat is made up of the elements fire and water. Pitta governs digestion, nutrition, metabolism and body temperature. The qualities of Pitta are - hot, sour, pungent, sharp and acidic. Pitta people have strong digestion. Their build is athletic. 
When Pittas are in balance, they are intelligent, cerebral and sharp. When out of balance, they are hot and easily angered. Pittas tend toward rashes. Pitta is the bilious humour, or that secreted between the stomach and bowels and flowing through the liver and permeating spleen, heart, eyes, and skin.

          Kapha  is made up of the elements earth and water. Kapha is our bones, muscles, teeth and everything dense in our bodies. The qualities of Kapha are slow, steady, heavy, oily, and cold. When Kapha people are in balance, kapha people are loving, nurturing and grounded. When out of balance, they are needy and heavy in body and mind. Kapha is the body fluid principle which relates to mucus, lubrication, and the carrier of nutrients.

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