The word Ayurveda is made up of two basic terms Ayu and Veda. Ayu means ‘life’ and veda means 'science'. So the literal meaning of Ayurveda is science of life. Ayurveda is the world's oldest recorded healing system used for 5,000 years by many thousands of Vaidyas Ayurveda physicians on millions of patient. It is a proven system of prevention and healing. Ayurveda's goal is to achieve health by working towards balance and harmony, not by fighting diseases. Ayurveda recognizes the importance of physical balance, emotional release, mental health, environmental mindfulness and spiritual progression in the total health picture. Ayurveda is the healing gift to us from the ancient enlightened Vedic culture.
Ayurveda is the knowledge that indicates the appropriate and inappropriate, happy and sorrowful condition of living, what is auspicious or inauspicious for longevity, as well as the measure of life itself. Ayurveda – this concept has three components :
Ayurveda gives us an understanding of the connection between body, mind and soul, offering advice for a more natural healthy life-style, pointing out how important discipline in our professional and personal lives. It also shows us how to normalize the metabolic process through proper diet and a properly functioning automatic system and how to stimulate the body’s own healing powers.