Basic Concepts Of Ayurveda

Significance of Ahara (Food) in Ayurveda

Ahara (Food)   Ahara is the food which is ingested, it includes all foods like eatables, lickables, drinkables etc. It is derived from root       पु आङ + ह + धञ् Food has been given the prime importance since Vedic period. It is considered as Brahma in Upanisad. Kasyapa gives it the name Mahabhaisajya. This is responsible...

Karna Vedhana Samskara/Ear lobule puncturing practice in Ayurveda

  Prakaara Paribhaashaa: Ear lobule puncture of a baby.   Description: Kala/Vaya/Ahoraatra/Ritu/Bhukta This procedure should be done in the 6th, 7th or 8th month after the birth of the baby. The procedure should be conducted in S`heeta Ritu and that too in S`hukla Paksha.   Poorvakarma (Prerequisites): Mangalaacharan`a, Svastivaachana   Patient preparation: The baby should be held by the Dhaatree or the Kumaaradharaa in his or her lap. The baby should be entertained with toys.   Medicine preparation: Aama Taila (oil that oozes out after piercing...

Tridosha Concept In Ayurveda

Tridosha Concept In Ayurveda       The treatment principles of ayurveda are based on the Tridosha. Tridosha means (Tri- 3, and Dosha - Energetic Forces). They are Vata, Pitta And Kapha. There is no correct co-relative words for them in modern science.  The body gets diseased when imbalance occurs in Tridosha, Dhatus and Malas. They should be in proper...

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