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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16-18

Yoga, the equilibrium between mind and body


Assitant Professor, Department of Agadtantra, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College Hospital & Research Center, Salod (H)(H), Wardha, India

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Nilima N Wadncrwar
Assistant Professor Department of Agadtantra, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College Hospital & Research Center, Salod (H)(H), Wardha
India
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Human body has the naturai healing force which is the greatest force in maintaining health. The power of thoughts and emotions is used to influence physical health. Ayurveda, the ancient system of management, has the holistic approach in the prevention as well as management of the disease Ayunedic chikitsa has various types like Daivavyapashraya, Yuktivyapashraya and Satwavajaya chikitsa. Daivavyapashraya chikitsa is for psychosomatic disorders. Yukthyapashraya chikitsa is lor somatic disorders and Satwavajaya chikitsa is used for diseases of Mann(Mind). For somatic disorders there are various types of treatment in different streams of medicai sciences. But whenever the mind if affected. it becomes a complicated thing of concern. Ayurveda has widely described about the different treatment modalities to maintain the body and mind healthy. Because health of body and mind are interrelated. Ayurveda has provided Ashtang Yoga which includes eight types of treatment to “train” the mind to focus on the body without distraction and to maintain the soundness of mind and body affecting multiple factors including psychological, emotional, genetic, endocrine, nervous and immune system.


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