Vata Pitta Kapha

Each of us is made up of a combination of doshas, but usually one is predominant. The three doshas are comprised of the five universal elements: Space, air, earth, fire and...

The Elixir of Youth

An elixir of youth capable of at least reversing the ravages of aging, if not bestowing immortality, has always been one of the enduring dreams of humanity. Though immortality still remains beyond...

Ayurveda Healing the Mind

Ayurveda seeks to remove the root causes of mental illness in a holistic way. Its focus is on prevention through correct diet, exercise, meditation and cultivation of the right attitude. It offers a...

Ayurveda: Ageless Remedies

In his early years, N.K. Padmanabhan Vaidyar learnt ayurveda from ancient manuscripts handed down by the great masters. Today, at his clinic in Cochin, India, he claims to cure lethal diseases like...