March 26, 2019
Every human body has a constitution that is identified by Ayurveda. It is something that is constant and does not change. This constitution is divided up as a combination of Vata, Pitha and Kapha and the individual will have a predominance of one of these. This constitution continues throughout the entire life of the individual. It is when there are imbalances to this individual’s constitution caused by climatic changes, lifestyle factors and variations in diet that lead to ailments.
June 18, 2018
While everyone is familiar with practitioners and what their qualifications mean, some may not realize that Ayurveda practitioners are equally qualified practitioners who undergo rigorous education and training. Ayurvedic practitioners who are trained in India have to take the professional degree called the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) which involves five and half years of study. Surgery in Ayurveda pertains to para-surgical procedures like ksara karma, agnikarma, jalukavacharna and such.