Basic Principles of Ayurveda: Prakriti

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September

In Snskrit ‘Prakriti’ means nature or the first creation. The word ‘Prakriti’ means the constitutional type. According to Ayurveda a human’s basic constitution is determined at the time of conception through genes.
Prakriti is the psychological and physical constitution of any person. It is determined on the basis of Tridoshas. The three basic constitutions are Kapha constitution, Pitta constitution and Vata constitution.

Traditional Chinese Medicines

27
September

The traditional Chinese medicines of china have a long history which has been traced as back as 2000 to 3000 years ago. The Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) formed a very exceptional system to not just diagnose the disease or the illness but also cure them completely. The TCM is a technique that is very different from the general western medicines.

The Principles of Ayurveda: Dhatus

26
September

The word ‘Dhatus’ originates from the word ‘DHA’ which means foundation or basis. The word ‘Dhatu’ in Sanskrit means “that which binds together”. Dhatus is element. Our body is constructed of Dhatus. The base of survival and growth is Dhatus. For the purpose of maintaining life the Dhatus take various forms in the body. The Dhatus make up various organs and body systems. The Dhatus are the bases of development and nourishment.

Basic Principles of Ayuveda – Agni

26
September

Agni is the Digestive Fire which in modern biological terminology is Enzymes. Agni in other words the enzyme is found in the gastrointestinal track. The gastrointestinal tract is also know and alimentary canal. The three agnis produced by the three doshas are Vishamagni (irregular fire), tikshnagni (sharp fire) and mandagni(mild fire)

Principles of Ayurveda: Tridoshas

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September

‘Dosha’ in Sanskrit means ‘that which maintains and controls the body ‘. The word ‘Tri’ means Three. The Tridoshas are Vata, Pitta and Kapha.The Tridoshas are Vata, Pitta and Kapha. The Tridoshas cannot be seen by the naked eye. In this universe particularly in man all the activities are set into three main fundamental functions which are destruction, creation and organization.

Principles of Ayurveda-Panch Maha Bhootas

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September

“Panch maha bhootas” means 5 basic eternal elements. Every non living being and every living being in this universe is an amalgamation of five basic eternal elements.These elements are in various proportions in the cells of the body. Every cell of the living being is living. When we compare the living body with the non living the difference that we conclude is the manifestation of life.

Plants and Feng Shui

23
September

According to feng shui plants are extremely powerful for your house. They add life to the beauty of the house. Plants are said to bring a lot of happiness and peace to the house. A house without plants looks just like a place enclosed by the brick walls, a house without any life or soul. The small, green and beautiful plants are like the soul of the house.

Eight Principles Of Acupuncture

23
September

According to some of the historians, the method of acupuncture was invented even before the Chinese characters were invented. They believed that the main theory of acupuncture was created by the ancient people during an attempt to remove the effects of diseases from the body of the patient by beating him. Soon they discovered that there were specific points in our body which when beaten had the power to relieve the patients from diseases or illnesses. Thus, the first acupuncture technique was developed from the acupressure technique. They used the Bian stones to press the skin at one end and then prick the needles from the other end into the skin. It was believed that these stones were basically used for the acupressure points and treatments of the patients.