In Brief: Ayurveda - “The Science of Life”
Ayurveda, which translates from Sanskrit as the “Science of Life”, is a 5000 year old medical system from India which aims to create dynamic balance in all areas of health. As humankind’s most ancient system of healthy living, Ayurveda is commonly referred to as the “mother of all healing systems.”The ancient texts of Ayurveda focus on three primary areas: healing illnesses, preventing diseases, and promoting rejuvenation and longevity.
Central to all of these areas is one simple tenet: align yourself with the wisdom of nature, and you will experience vibrant, glowing health. Over the past two decades, Ayurveda has gained increasing popularity, through proponents such as the Chopra Center. Similar to its sister-science of Yoga, millions of people across the globe are currently embracing this science of self-healing. At its core, Ayurveda aims to empower every individual by placing the ability to heal back into their own hands. Through the use of botanical medicines, healthy dietary practices, and daily and seasonal lifestyle routines, Ayurveda embodies an unparalleled, “whole-health” approach to life and healing. Continue Reading >>