AYURVEDA HAS A SURGICAL BRANCH: SHALYA TANTRA

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Doctors who don’t learn medicine and surgery are “a bird with one wing” Surgery in India recently presented the modern-day end of its millenniums-old spectrum when Dr. Tejas Patel, a surgeon from Gujarat, performed a telerobotic coronary surgery – on a patient 32 Kms away. What about the historical, ancient end of the same spectrum?… Read more »

AYURVEDA’S TIMELESS GIFT: NADI PARIKSHA

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An ancient non-invasive tool of medical diagnosis Want to know something really interesting and useful? When someone with a health issue is advised to go to a “lab” and undergo multiple diagnostic tests – expensive, time-consuming and sometimes anxiety-ridden, the ancient  Ayurvedic diagnostic tool of Nadi Pariksha can be a huge relief. And what is… Read more »

Shirodhara

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Certain ancient healing remedies advocated in Ayurveda have the communion of beauty and relaxation from deep within the body, and on the face and skin levels. One such technique is the Shirodhara.   Shirodhara is the process of running a fine stream of warm sesame oil on the “third eye” area of the forehead (eyebrow… Read more »

Ayurveda – Knowledge of Life!

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My experiments for staying fit (both mentally & physically) led me to The Art of Living workshop and later it was Rishi Vidhyadharji who introduced me to Ayurveda. My thirst to know more about Ayurveda, made me take up reading about this ancient science. Let me just share some known & unknown basic facts about… Read more »

AYURVEDA AND AGNI – 2

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Continued from AYURVEDA AND AGNI – 1 Ayurveda says that the Nature or entire Universe is governed and composed by five gross elements (Pancha Mahabhutas) viz. Space, Air, Fire, Water and Earth. The human body is part of this nature so it is also governed and composed by these five elements. All these elements, more than… Read more »

Ayurveda and Agni – 1

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Recently at Pune my wife and I were fortunate enough to meet a renowned master of Ayurveda. He was an elderly gentleman of around 60-65 years with an impeccable reputation as an Ayurvedacharya. It was vouched by many that he can tell the exact number of blocks in your arteries just by checking your pulse… Read more »