What is Ayurveda?
Ayurveda is known as the “Science of Awareness”. Ayurveda is derived from Sanskrit which means knowledge about life (ayur means life and veda means knowledge).
History of Ayurveda:
It is believed that Lord Brahma has created Ayurveda in a book form named Brahma Samhita. Lord Brahma has also taught Ayurveda to Prajapati and who taught it to Aswanikumaras, then to Indra, after him there developed two schools of Ayurvedic science- Athreya School of physicians and Dhanwantari School of Surgeons. Some 10,000 years ago Ayurveda has originated in India and considered to be the oldest form of treatment.
Besides dealing with principles for internal and external health, Ayurveda is also important for physical, mental, social and spiritual welfare of human beings. Gradually, several Ayurveda therapeutic measures are developed to combat various kinds of illness like Obesity, Diabetic Gangrene, Hemiplegia, Paralysis Rheumatic complaints, Insomnia, Vatha Predominated diseases, Mental tension, certain skin diseases, osteoarthritis, arthritis with swelling, spondilosis, sports injuries etc.
Some famous Ayurvedic treatments are Abhyangam, Dhanyamla Dhara, Dhara, Kizhi, Kativasthi, Ksheeradhoomam, Lepanam, Nasyam, Njavarakizhi, Pizhichil, Sirovasthi etc.
Ayurveda In Kerala:
Ayurveda and Kerala go hand in hand. Now, Ayurveda has stands as a synonym to this beautifual coastal state. It is believed that Ayurveda has starts its journey from Kerala only and disseminates to other parts of the globe.
Every second city in Kerala have some excellent Ayurvedic treatment centres, where well trained Ayurvedic doctors cured the illness of patients with the help of natural herbs, massage oils and various techniques.
Most of the beaches in Kerala has the facility of Ayurvedic treatments. The beach resorts and hotels offers variety of Ayurveda packages as an added attractions. Some of the finest beach resorts and hotels which have Ayurveda centers are Rajah Healthy Acres at Rajah Island, The Leela Kempinski Kovalam Beach Resort, Kairali Ayurvedic Resort, Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort etc.
So, to rejuvenate your body, mind and health, immediately plan a Kerala travel trip and explore these Kerala Ayurveda centres.