The Progress of Ayurveda has been over more than 5000 years old, has survived Mughals, and Britishers and Lastly, The Government Policies for decades after independence! This Science forms the basis for any and all other Medicinal Sciences that exist on Earth as of today.
Now, there are four Vedas, Rig, Sama, Yajur and Atharva. ‘Atharva Veda (& Rig Veda)’ deals with the study of medicine. The ‘Ayurveda’, an Upaveda, finds its roots in ‘Atharva Veda (& Rig Veda)’, and talks / teaches about a balances Physical and Subtle life.
Without going into too much details, as to how Ayurveda has trickled down to the present day Kali-Yuga, in brief:
The Study and Practice of Ayurveda includes the knowledge and practice of Lifestyle, Foods, Herbs, Yoga & Pranayama, Surgery, Meditation & Mantras, Colours, Aromas and Gems.
The diseases in the body give rise to ‘Physical Pain’, ‘Anxiety’, ‘Delusion’, and ‘Restlessness’. ‘Healthy’, as specified by Ayurveda, implies to be healthy at Physical, Mental and also at the subtle level. The whole reason for the present day stresses & pains is primarily the loss of faith in the existence of Almighty. Also, The Scriptures clearly state, that the reason for all disorders in the body is the consumption of the unwholesome (i.e. processed, devoid of Pranic Life Force Energy) food.
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