Importance of Vata among tridosha

Vata is the most important among tridoshas. Pitta and kapha are less important. The vata carries them to different places. Like in nature, clouds are moved by wind, similarly vata maves pitta and kapha to move all over the body.

Vata or Vayu is described as Ayu, or life as bala or strength. Prabhu or master and the entire universe itself is travelling under the control of vata. Acharya Charak described Vayu in Charak sutrasthan in 12th chapter in a symposium as Vata.

The reasons behind its important are given below.

These points can also be reffered as vata sworupa or physiology of Vata

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My expirence on the path of Samadhi

Last article was just an introduction to Samadhi.

To be in Samadhi one should have zero mind. i.e think nothing. Everybody says this statement, but question arises here HOW?

It’s all practice you need to do. The qualities of Mind are Aanutwo and Aakatwo. i.e to think single thing in its minute nature.To go to its deepest possible cause. This is the quality of mind. However in modern time, right from birth mind start to divert elsewhere. A child feels borde to watch the shows that has less frame rate. His mind is totally diverted from the original property of mind. Now he can’t stay calm from mind even for a second. That is why I am still unable to get Samadhi, and this may be the cause in you. So we must first make our mind to gain its original power or qualities. It is possible only by practicing.

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Ayurvedic Herb Baliospermum montanum (Danti)

Sanskrit Names: Danti
English Name:
Hindu Name: danti, hakum, hakun, dante, dantt, jangli jamalghota
Botanical Name: Baliospermum montanum
Synonyms: Laghudanti, Vishodhini, Ruksha, Rochani,
Family: Euphorbiaceae

 Parts used – Root, leaves, seed and oil

Uses – The root, leaves, seed and seed oil is used in the form of powder, seed and oil to treat piles, anaemia, jaundice, skin

diseases, cyst, as purgative, wound and conjunctivitis.

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Abasthapak, Stage of Digestion

The food we ingest , digest in different stages. Changes in the mahashrotas at different levels are called abasthapak. Abasthapak or the stage of digestion are in 3 stages.

  1. Madhura abasthapak- Kapha
  2. Amla abasthapak – Pitta
  3. Katu abasthapak – Vata

Kapha, Pitta and Vata which are situated at different levels of mahashrotas are increased and supported by the above three abaasthapak respectively one after another.

This is also the process of formation of Tridosha from Ahar

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What is Samadhi?

Some says wisdom lead to Samadhi. Osho says sambhog is one path to Samadhi. Some also say LSD is false way to Samadhi. So what Samadhi really is? Is yoga a path of Samadhi? How do we acquire it? Is it that; we must always try to acquire Samadhi? Many questions on mind.

In our seminars we take people through a process until their perception of any one single event is perfectly balanced. The event is no longer good or bad, right or wrong, it is simply perfect as it is. At this point amazing experiences occur for the person undergoing the collapse process. With a perfectly balanced perception of the event, the individual is free to acknowledge the order in that event. They are then free to become grateful to the person, persons or thing that caused the event, and in so doing release love. Samadhi means to merge—bring both sides of duality and judgement to one at which time, in perfect symmetry, love is birthed.

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Life, Yoga and the Universe

Yoga texts divide the universe into two distinct areas, above and below, or purusa and prakrti.  Purusa is above. It is unchanging, constant and that part of us capable of ‘real’ seeing and perception. Prakrti is below. It is that part that is ever changing—our mind, memories and emotions. All material things, matter and life is prakrti, the source of which is the one—the original matter from which all things are formed.

We have a soul—a timeless, spaceless entity which is outside our body. This soul (pupusa) is unchanging, constant. We are the higher mind, and that is our being which has the ability to listen to the soul, or the material world, of prakrti. The material world is a reflection, a mirror, of the soul and as a consequence we are challenged to see the perfection of creation in our lives as they are in the material world. It is therefore a challenge to be in the material world, to interact and participate with others and to master, rather than escape from, the seven areas of life.

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Person is Equal to universe (Lok-Purusha Similarity)

As living body is also one object in the universe; Lok (universe) and Purusha (Person) are similar. This statement is important to know about purusha(person) from the study of universe. Also all the chemical and physical laws are equally applied to external objects and in human body. In human body, just with a little modification; due to the presence of mind, intellect and sprit in man. (dhee, dhriti, smriti) .

Aacharya Charak in his “Shareer sthan” of Charak Samhita purusha vichaya chapter gives a list of similarities in between man and world.

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Anatomy of Bhagandar (Piles or Hemorrhoid)

The popular Ayurvedic technique kshar sutra is related with the disease bhagandar. In modern science it is referred as piles or Hemorrhoids. Here in this article I have tried to give concept of different types of piles.

  1. Internal Piles or true piles- In this piles there is a saccular dialation of internal rectal venous plexus which occur above the pectinate line . And this type of Piles are painless.
    a. Primary piles- This occur in 3,7and 11’0 clock position of anal wall which are formed by enlargement of 3 main radicles of superior rectal vein which lie in the anal column which occupy left lateral, right posterior, and right anterior position.
    b. varicosities in other positions of lumen are secondary piles

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Ayurvedic drugs with their use in different disease

Essential Drug list of Ayurvedic medicine for Hospital

1. Ajeernahara (Digestive/Carminative)  i. Lashunadi vati  ii. Lavanavashkar churna  iii. Sandipana churna  iv. Hingavashtak churna  v. Shankha bhashma  vi. Chitrakadi vati

2. Aatisaraghnh (Antidiarrhoeal)  i. Bilwadi churna  ii. Dhatakyadi churna  iii. Mahashankha vati  iv. Bhuwaneshwor vati   v. Siddha praneshwor vati  vi. Brihad Gangadhar churna  vii. Aananda bhairav rasa  viii. Ramvana rasa  ix. Bhunimadi kwath  x. Jeerakadharishta  xi. Rato vari  xii. Kanaka sundar rasa  xiii. Karpura rasa

3. Apashmaarhara (Antiepileptics)  i. Brahmi ghrita  ii. Sarashwata churna  iii. Brihad kasturibhairav rasa  iv. Kalyanaka ghrita  v. Panchagavvya ghrita  vi. Sarashwatarishta  vii. Smritisagar rasa

4. Agnidagdhashamak (Drugs of Burns)  i. Seto malaham  ii. Jatyadi taila  iii. Jatyadi ghrita

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Ayurvedic Herb Bacopa monnieri (Brahmi)

Brahmi is also called Centella asiatica, particularly in north India. It has been reported that the plant is used a traditional Ayurvedic treatment for epilepsy and asthma

Parts used – whole plant

Uses – The whole plant of Brahmi is used in the form of juice to treat insanity, epilepsy, paediatric diseases, pox and as a rejuvinative.

Biochemical Analysis– Its many active compounds include: alkaloids (brahmine and herpestine), saponins (d-mannitol and hersaponin, acid A, and monnierin), flavonoids (luteolin and apigenin). Also in significant amounts: betulic acid,

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