Dinacharya or Daily Routine

How does Ayurveda help maintain health? To maintain the health of a healthy person Ayurveda provides guidelines an Ideal Daily Routine called “Dincharya” and Seasonal routine called “Rutucharya”. The uniqueness of these routines is that it is in Harmony with nature’s daily and yearly cycle, respectively. DINCHARYA (IDEAL DAILY ROUTINE)What is Dinacharya? Dinacharya (दिनचर्या) refers to Read More

Introduction to Ayurveda

Aim of Ayurveda –“Swasthasya Swasthya RakshanamAturasya Vikar Prashamanam cha!” The main aim of Ayurveda is to maintain the health of the healthy person and to cure the disease(s) of the sick person. Thus, Ayurveda focuses on maintaining one’s health and not just freedom from physical diseases. Ayurveda’s definition of health –Sama dosha sama agnischa sama Read More

Aama

What is AMA in Ayurveda? AMA is a distinctive and peculiar concept in Ayurveda. “AMA” in Sanskrit literally means undigested, raw, unripe or unbaked food substance. In Ayurvedic Classics it is the product of metabolic defect. It is formed due to improperly metabolized by-product of undigested food due to slow or low Agni (Digestive fire). Read More

Agni

“You are what you Digest” and not just “what you eat”!What is Digestive Fire or Agni according to Ayurveda? Agni is a Sanskrit word which means digestive fire. It represents enzymes responsible for digestion and metabolism. Agni (digestive fire) plays a vital role in metabolism and proper functioning of the body. In essence, it is Read More