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Nutrition, Sleep and Brahmacharya: The Three Pillars of Ayurveda!

Ayurveda has three pillars which are considered to be the basis for a healthy lifestyle. This foundation of the Ayurvedic healing system, if maintained properly, can help take care of that delicate balance within the body which reflects on our overall health and well-being. So what are these three pillars? Let's tell you in detail. Nutrition, Sleep, and Brahmacharya. Yes, the food that we eat or the nutrition we get, the sleep or the rest we take, as well as the loving relati...

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Effect of the Tamas Guna on the Mind!

We have already told you about the three Gunas of the mind and their relevance. We have also elaborated in detail about Sattva and Rajas Gunas, as well as how they affect the human mind. Now let’s discuss more about the Tamas Guna, and its effects, rather ill-effects on our body and mind. Ayurveda refers to Tamas as a force that is dull or lethargic - which definitely means that it is not something good. Tamas is what leads to destruction - the way by which nature destroys things. A Tamas...

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Effect of the Rajas Guna on the Mind!

We have already told you about the three Gunas of the nature which impact the human mind as well - First is Sattva, the second is Rajas and the third is Tamas. In our previous post, we spoke about the Sattva Guna. Now let's know more about the Rajas Guna. We need movement in nearly every sphere of life, and all movement and activities are influenced by Rajas. That is the reason why excessive Rajas brings with it hyperactivity and restlessness. This means that a mind that has too much Rajas or i...

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