Mudras are the acupuncture from Buddhists and Yoguis. You press certain points of your hand with your fingertips in different positions. It is what people do with their hands while they meditate, but mudras are not restricted to meditation. 50 more words
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Earth, water, fire, air and ether – these elements make up everything in the universe, including you. Knowing what you are composed of helps you to know what is best for you to eat, what environments to live in, what jobs to have, what spiritual practice to do etc. 729 more words
Ayurveda, an Indian traditional system of medicine considers every individual as unique and the treatment is based on the defined constitution types.
There are three things that must be taken into consideration in order for a treatment to be considered ayurvedic: The ayurvedic physician must know the nature of the patient (prakruti), the nature of the imbalance or disease (vikruti) and the nature of the remedies (dravya guna – the qualities of a substance). 1,256 more words