Man is a machine in the present era of modernization and development. There is a cyclonic change in the Human habits since the technological revolution. The active and dynamic life of the past has been narrowed to small cabin with laptop and Socialization is limited to social media. Stress and anxiety have become a commonly heard and discussed words. For the perks of modernization human race has definitely paid a huge price in terms of its health.
The comprehensive answer to this big mess is AYURVEDA. This ancient traditional science is special owing to its unique approach. The word Ayurveda means the knowledge of life. This medical science was supposed to be existing in India since 2000 B.C. The fundamental principles of this medical science are in very much tune with nature. Ayurveda advocates the relevance of five major elements earth, water, fire, wind and ether in human body. These elements existed before 5000 years and they do exist now also, hence there is no change in those fundamental principles.
Now a day’s health is perceived merely a commodity to be purchased whereas Ayurveda believes health as a way of life. A healthy life style is equivalent to preventive medicine. Most of the developed countries are spending a fair amount of their total budget on their National health services. The policy makers are laying emphasis on the prevention of diseases or complete health. And in this regard the concepts and principles of Ayurveda must be put forward and presented before the entire world.
Ayurveda primarily aims at maintenance of health of healthy and secondarily at the cure of diseases. It narrates the lifestyle in terms of healthy food, healthy living habits, healthy surroundings, proper behavioural regimen and code of conduct for an individual and a society. Unlike the various systems of medicine, like Western medicine, homeopathy or any others, Ayurveda is not a system of medicine but a science of life and longevity. The fact is Longevity cannot be purchased, it has to be inculcated. Following Ayurveda diet, lifestyle and herbal medicines are an appropriate answer to the menace of life style disorders propping up in the world. The basic principle of treatment in Ayurveda is removing the root cause of disease not just fixing the symptoms. Thus Ayurveda gives a long term solution than an easy quick fix solution.
The science of Ayurveda has stood the test of time and is still validated till todays date by several research based experimental studies. Hence Ayurveda is not just an ancient science but it is also a very scientific system of medicine. Awake early into the knowledge of Ayurveda and stay healthy.