Articles on Ayurveda

Vedic Yoga and the Three Gunas

Mar 15,19

In the philosophy of Yoga, derived from the Samkhya system, all matter in the universe is reducible to one primary substance called Prakriti. Prakriti literally means the original power of action. It does not refer to substance in the physical sense but to the potential from which all forms of matter, energy and mind can arise. Prakriti is the original state of pure potential out of which all things become possible. Prakriti is the latent state of substance, like the seed that holds the potential for a great tree. It is the prima materia of the world of which matter, energy and mind are manifestations. Prakriti, we could say, is the causal or original form of all substances, from which their subtle and gross forms arise. It is extremely subtle, ethereal and transcendent, forming the basis for space that is its first material form.

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Ayurveda and Vedic Counseling: What is the Relationship?

Jan 24,19

In this article we will discuss the relationship between Clinical Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Counseling on one hand, and between Ayurvedic …

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Secrets of the Five Pranas

Jan 9,19

All that exists in the three heavens rests in the control of Prana. As a mother her children, oh Prana, …

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Agni Ayurveda

Dec 27,18

The role of fire is well known in traditional systems of medicine, which use the great elements of nature for …

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Yoga and Ayurveda’s View of Depression and How to Overcome It

Dec 9,18

Depression is becoming epidemic, particularly in the affluent Western world. It is afflicting young and old, rich and poor, educated …

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Ayurveda and the Mind: Keys to Yoga and Ayurveda Psychology

Nov 25,18

By Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Ayurveda is inherently a psychological as much as it is a physical system …

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Soma, the Bliss Principle in Vedic Knowledge

Oct 25,18

Soma, the Counterpart of Agni Every form of Agni has a corresponding form of Soma, without which it cannot function …

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Why the practice of Yoga should begin with Ayurveda

Aug 7,18

The following article by Dr. David Frawley was first published by Zee News Using Ayurveda along with Yoga helps us …

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Ayurvedic View of Wheat and Gluten

Jul 29,18

In the following article we examine the strengthens and weaknesses of a gluten-free diet and why Ayurveda recommends wheat for …

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Dairy Products in Ayurveda: Why They Remain Essential

Jul 26,18

  Dairy products, particularly milk and ghee, remain an important part of Ayurvedic dietary recommendations and are common ingredients in …

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