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Massage in Ayurveda

Massage in Ayurveda

Benefits of Ayurvedic Massage In Ayurveda, massage is highly praised and recommended as a daily practice. As people follow the daily practice of eating and sleeping, so should they receive massage and discharge waste materials. Ayurveda believes that pains and aches are caused by obstruction of the flow of vayu (wind) through vayu-carrying vessels, or siras. Heat is generated by rubbing, which makes [...]
Sex in Ayurveda

Sex in Ayurveda

Ayurveda stresses maintaining the health and vitality of the reproductive system. This is not simply to allow for a better sex life. It is also to afford greater vitality for the body as a whole and for the nervous system specifically. Sexual energy can become cre­ative energy and facilitate mental or spiritual work. Many yogis use herbs for the reproductive system for this general energizing effect. [...]
Nidra (sleep) in Ancient Indian Sciences

Nidra (sleep) in Ancient Indian Sciences

In Ayurveda, the nidra (sleep) has been said to be due to Ratriswabhava Prabhava. Acharya Charaka has rightly told that the sleep caused by the nature of the night is the sleep par excellence and is called as Bhutadhatri and it nurses all the living beings.
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