• The Key to Health and Understanding Disorders: Agni

    Disussing the key to health and understanding disorders: Agni This article discusses the key to health and understanding disorders agni. Agni is the biological fire that governs metabolism. It is similar to pitta in its function and can be considered integral part of the pitta system of the body functioning as a catalytic agent in digestion and in metabolism. Pitta contains energy-heat which helps digestion. Agni and Pitta are essentially similar with the subtle difference that pitta.....

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  • Understanding the Connection Between Body and Mind

    The Connection between Body and Mind in Ayurveda The seed of the disease will lie subconsciously in the mind in the form of anger, fear or attachment. This article will help you understanding the connection between body and mind in Ayurveda. The loss of equilibrium which causes diseases can originate from the conscience, as a form of negative consciousness and can then manifest itself in the mind. The seed of the disease will lie subconsciously in the .....

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  • Avoiding Imbalances and Maintaining Well-being

    Avoiding Imbalances and Mantaining Well-being In this article we will explore avoiding imbalances and mantaning well being in Ayurveda. Well-being is order, while disease is disorder. Well-being is order, while disease is disorder. Within the body there is a constant interaction between order and disorder. A wise person learns to be entirely conscious of the presence of disorder inside the body. He/She understands that order is strictly linked .....

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  • The Three Guna Type Individuals

     The Three Guna Types Individuals Understanding Guna Types On a mental level, three attributes or Guna, constitute the emotional ‘humors’ of who we are. In Ayurvedic teachings, these three attributes constitute the basis for the variety of human temperament. Ayurvedic teachings also consider the individual differences in psychological and moral predispositions. These three basic attributes are sattva, rajas and tamas. Sattva expresses essence, understanding, pureness, .....

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  • The Roots of Equilibrium: the Tridosha

     Understanding the Equilibrium of the Tridosha The 5 fundamental elements of matter and energy manifest in the human body as combinations forming the three basic principles known as tridosha. Introducing the Dosha Types These three principles: vata, pitta and kapha govern all biological, psychological and physiological functions of the body, mind and conscience. The elements of ether and air manifest the physic.....

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  • Matter and Conscience in Ayurveda

    Understanding The Interaction between Matter and Conscience in Ayurveda. These teachings ring very familiar to modern physicists. At quantum level, energy and matter behave as very much the same thing. Matter and conscience in Ayurveda are intimately linked. According to Ayurvedic teachings energy manifests itself in 5 basic elements; ether, air, fire, water and earth. The five basic elements exist in all matter and are present in every substance at th.....

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  • Ayurveda and the Pursuit of Truth

    Understanding how Ayurvedic teachings came to life In Ayurveda truth exists in Being: pure existence is the permanent source of Life. The origin of Ayurvedic teachings is divine. In fact, Ayurvedic teachings originate as a form of intuitive knowledge tapped from cosmic conscience. He who seeks relief in Ayurvedic remedies must also keep an open mind and heart towards Samkhya. In Ayurveda truth exists in Being: pure existence is the permanent source of .....

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  • What is Ayurveda?

    Understanding what is Ayurveda Ayurveda means ‘the science of life’ in Sanskrit. This article is dedicated to understanding what is ayurveda. Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine that originates in India. Currently in India, a large number of the population still practices Ayurveda. Ayurveda means ‘the science of life’ in Sanskrit. Ayu means ‘life’ or ‘everyday living’ and Veda is ‘knowledge’. To this day the Veda transmit the .....

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