Vishnu: Hindu god, the Embodiment of life preservation.
takra: a blend of churned yogurt, water and spices; also sometimes known as “buttermilk.”
surya namaskara: a group of yoga postures known as the sun salutation.
satmya: the body’s habitual response to the mind’s habit.
purushartha refers to the four aims of life according to Buddhist Ayurveda: Dharma – life purpose, duty, seeing Truth Artha – resources of money, food, clothing, shelter, medicine, time, and energy KamaRead More…
netra tarpana: treatment for insomnia, submersion of the eyes in oil or ghee. Also see netra basti.
yukti: the principle that treatment is a coalition of many parts, an effect produced from many essential causes.
vyadha vastha kala: the disease time.
vishvabheshaja vati: common medication pill in India made of dry and fresh ginger root.
visarga: period from the summer solstice to the winter solstice, when the sun releases energy to the earth.