Author: praful

Ritucharya in Ayurveda

The year according to Ayurveda is divided into two kaals: Aadaan kaal (Uttarayan) (Northeren Solastice) Visarga kaal (Dakshinayaan) (Southeren Solastice). This division is done according to the position of the sun. Aadaan means taking away and visarga means giving. In aadan kaal, the sun and wind are powerful. The sun takes away the strength of the people and the cooling qualities […]

About Ayurveda

Today, there is growing understanding and appreciation of Ayurveda. In the domestic sector as well as the international arena, there is a growing respect and admiration for the power of Ayurveda. Ayurveda is a 5000 years old Indian health care system, widely practiced, in time with the times. “Ayur” is Sanskrit means “life”, “Veda” means “science”. Knowledge of Ayurveda has been recorded in two of the vedic texts: the Atharva veda, and the Rig veda.