Over the years, Ayurveda has evolved into an ideal system of therapeutic treatment, that helps in coping with the pressures of present day fast paced sedentary lifestyle. The above mentioned Ayurvedic treatment procedures, when complemented with the following yogic practices/sciences, would be more effective in beating the challenges of modern day stressful lifestyle:
The holistic approach of Ayurveda, Yoga, Pranayama (breathing exercises) and Meditation, addresses these hazards in a natural way.
Yoga is a way of life that harmonises the mind-body-spirit and is often touted for its health benefits. There is promising evidence on the effect of Yoga which has the potential to be a cost-effective treatment and prevention strategy ensuring health-related quality of life improvements.
Pranayama is the science of systematic harnessing of the breath, for gaining control over the prana and thereby on the mind. Pranayama forms the fourth limb of Patanjali’s eight limbed Ashtanga Yoga.
Meditation is the foundation of spirituality. Meditation/Dhyana is the seventh limb of Patanjali’s Yoga. By meditation, we create a temporary lull in our mind and calmness prevails, during which time, we are in touch with the divine force.
A combination of the principles of Ayurveda, Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation, teaches us ways of enriching, enhancing and extending our lives without interference from disease and ageing, by bringing back the natural rhythm of the mind and body.