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Thursday, October 14, 2010

A little about the science of Ayurveda....

The word Ayurveda means "science of life"(ayur=life , veda=science,knowledge)
Among the purposes of this ancient science,the most important are:
                         -maintaining our bodies healthy by a correct lifestyle
                         -removing illness by strenghtening our immune system
According to Ayurveda,illness appears when our energies become disturbed-inside our body,and in interactions between human-human and human-nature.

To understand Ayurveda,one must know about the 5 elements that constitute life:Earth,Water,Fire,Air,Ether(=space)
Every element is atributed to the 5 senses that humans possess.


-Earth means stability,shape,mass.
   =>Associated sense it SMELL
   =>Qualities:heavy,rough,inert,stable,dense.

-Water means fluidity.
   =>Associated sense is TASTE
   =>Qualities:cold,heavy,soft,mobile,gelly,fluid.

-Fire means warmth.
   =>Associated sense is SIGHT
   =>Qualities:warm,subtle,light,rough,dry,sharp.

-Air means movement,expansion.
   =Associated sense is TOUCH
   =>Qualities:lightness,clear,rough,fine.

-Ether means the lack of al resistance.
   =>Associated sense is HEARING
   =>Qualities:lightness,fine,smoothness.

That's all for now.Stay tuned to find out more:D.

11 comments:

  1. i'm not educated enough for this

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  2. Western medicine is long due to pay a little attention to the rest of the world

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  3. I've read that ayurvedic medicine is just as effective as homeopathy...

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  4. great info.never thought of combining the elements with the senses

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  6. I need to switch from a computer major to scince to understand this

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