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Ayurveda

Ayurveda

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Published by T Sampath Kumaran
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Published by: T Sampath Kumaran on Aug 21, 2014
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Ayurveda
By Tamarapu Sampath Kumaran
 
 
 About the Author:
 
Mr T Sampath Kumaran is a freelance writer. He regularly contributes articles on Management, Business, Ancient Temples, and Temple Architecture to many leading
Dailies and Magazines. His articles are popular in “The Young World section” of THE HINDU.
 His e-books on nature, environment and different cultures of people around the world are educative and of special interest to the young. He was associated in the renovation and production of two Documentary films on  Nava Tirupathi Temples, and Tirukkurungudi Temple in Tamilnadu. Acknowledgement: I wish to express my gratitude to the authors from whose works I gathered the details for this book, and Courtesy, Google for some of the photographs. -
 
Tamarapu Sampath Kumaran
 
 
AYURVEDA
There are various legendary accounts of the "origin of Ayurveda", that the science was received by
 Dhanvantari
 (
 Divodasa
) from
 Brahma
. Tradition also holds that a lost text written by the sage
 Agnivesh
, a student of the sage
 Bharadwaja
, influenced the writings of Ayurveda. Ayurveda is based on a profound and complete understanding of the human being.
 It is one of the oldest medical systems in practice today.
 This ancient healing tradition dates back to time immemorial when Indian Seers passed down their extensive knowledge in the form of the Vedic teachings. Ayurveda is an intricate system of healing that originated in India thousands of years ago. We can find historical evidence of Ayurveda in the ancient books of Vedas. In the Rig Veda, over 60 preparations were mentioned that could be used to assist an individual in overcoming various ailments. What we see is that Ayurveda is more than just a medical system. It is a Science of Life. We are all part and  parcel of nature. Just as the animals and plants live in harmony with nature and utilize the Laws of Nature to create health and balance within their beings, we too adhere to these very same principles. Therefore, it is fair to say that Ayurveda is a system that helps maintain health in a person by using the inherent principles of

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