March 25, 2011 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 [...]
February 15, 2011 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. [...]
July 20, 2010 in Ayurveda
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.