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WHY IS AYURVEDIC MEDECINE RELEVANT TODAY

Is Ayurvedic medicine relevant today ?

Although born more than 5,000 years ago in what is today known as India, Ayurveda travelled – particularly during its apogée around 500 BC – throughout the world and inspired many of the traditional medicinal systems such as the Persian, Chinese, Tibetan and Greeks. Its principles were understood by local medical communities and treatment modalities were adapted to the needs of the populations.

From an etymological point of view, the word Ayurveda is made of two sanskrit words. Ayu – meaning life and Veda -meaning knowledge or science. Ayurveda therefore means knowledge of life. Ayurveda is way more than a set of medical treatment modalities, but a whole philosophy of life with practical health care principles.

As such, Ayurveda concerns not only specific diseases but also encompasses KNOWLEDGE OF HUMAN LIFE and therefore concerns every living being at any given time, in any given place, including today!

Finally, it is said that when diseases began troubling the world and preventing human beings from achieving their life purpose, enlightened sages received knowledge of life from the Creator of the Universe. They transmitted this wisdom to their disciples who transmitted to the next generations of physicians, who adapted it and passed it on until our current era.

The principles of Ayurveda have proven resilient, efficient and adaptable throughout the ages. For more than 5,000 years!

Ayurveda is a medicine science (and art) that deals with human life as a whole. Life itself, is a universal and timeless concept. Therefore Ayurveda was build to be accessible to all, universally and timelessly.

Its unique principles have proven true and efficient in providing consistent health care beyond ethnicity, country, religion and time.

All it takes, is to faithfully rely on the core principles and make them relevant to our individual time and space.
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IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIPS WITH AYURVEDA

Why don’t we get along with everyone? Why some of us prefer to stay in rather than going out? Why do children become difficult at puberty? And why do women go through “mid-life crisis” at menopause? In the work environment, some of us prefer leading teams and others are happy being part of a team. Why is that? Why do some of us work best with deadlines and others need complete freedom to be at their best?

One of the many gifts of Ayurveda is a simple framework to understand ourselves and others better so we can improve our personal health and relationships.

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THE SIX TASTES OF AYURVEDA

According to Ayurveda, six tastes must be included in our diet to maintain health and be free of disease. Ayurveda identifies the six tastes as sweet, sour, salty, astringent, bitter and pungent.

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DOSHAS QUIZZ

What is your doshas (unique body-mind constitution)? Have you got more air, space, water, earth or fire element present in your body? How do the five elements impact your health and proneness to specific disease? And why is it essential to know your doshas (unique constitution)?

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