definition of Ayurveda:
hitaahitam sukham duhkham aayus tasya hitahitam, maanam ca tac ca yatrokam aayurveda sa ucyate (Charaka, 1)
Ayurveda is said to be that science where what is useful and detrimental (to health/life); the unhappy and happy (state of) life; what is good and bad for life, it’s measurement (span/length); and life itself are described. (translation, Dr. Lad.)
Welcome to the section about Ayurveda, which in Sanskrit means the study/knowledge/lore/broomset of life in all ways, shapes, and forms.
Just that is enough to make my heart go pitter-patter.
Ayurveda is a 10,000 year old of system of medicine still used in India for billions of people.
Efficacious, poetic, beautiful. Learn more about it in these pages.