All About Ayurveda

The Three Pillars of Ayurveda: Brahmacharya!

We have already explained the three pillars of Ayurveda, and spoke elaborately about the first two – Nutrition and Sleep. Now let's discuss the last of the three pillars, which deals with the intimate life of a person - be it loving relationships, sexual health or even chastity for that matter – Brahmacharya. The depth and quality of the relationships we have in life is something that affects us so deeply, but its importance is something that most of us fail to realize. We usually ...

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The Pillars of Ayurveda: Sleep or Nidra!

Sleep or the rest we take is the second pillar of Ayurveda. We have already told you about the Tamas Guna - which is what is responsible for making us Sleep - being dominant at that time, which is mostly night time. This is the time when the mind and the body get some rest after a hard day's work. When the body gets tired, we feel pain, mostly in the muscles or the joints. But when the mind gets tired, that's when the sense organs slowly stop working as well. That is the time when we...

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The Pillars of Ayurveda: Nutrition or Aahara!

We told you about the three pillars of Ayurveda, which form the foundation of this ancient science. So let's start with the most obvious one of the three, which many would consider as the most important one - The food we eat. Aahara might be interpreted as what we eat, but in reality, it is much more than that. It includes everything that we take in or ingest - which might not only be food. Everything - the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the thoughts we think or the water we drink - all t...

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