निरपेक्षो निर्विकारो निर्भरः शीतलाशयः ।
अगाधबुद्धिरक्षुब्धो भव चिन्मात्रवासनः ॥

nirapekṣo nirvikāro nirbharaḥ śītalāśayaḥ ।
agādhabuddhirakṣubdho bhava cinmātravāsanaḥ ॥
You are unconditioned and changeless, formless and immovable, unfathomable awareness and unperturbable, so hold on to nothing but consciousness.

Purpose of Ayurveda?

स्वस्थस्य स्वास्थ्य रक्षणं, आतुरस्य विकार प्रशमनं। (चरक संहित सूत्र ३०।२६ )

svasthasya svāsthya rakṣaṇaṃ, āturasya vikāra praśamanaṃ। (Caraka Saṃhita Sūtra 30।26 ) 

 

Ayurveda Shastra aims at keeping a healthy person healthy and managing or curing diseases (mind, body or both) that manifest in a person.

Health Promoters?

धर्म-अर्थ-काम-मोक्षाणां आरोग्यं मूलं उत्तमं। (चरक संहिता सुत्र १।२४)

 

dharma-artha-kāma-mokṣāṇāṃ ārogyaṃ mūlaṃ uttamaṃ।

 

Dharma-Those duties or actions that give us support; Artha- material wealth; Kama-our wishes; Moksha- Free from all attachments. All the 4 root cause of which is health.

How to do Exersice?

Urges You Should Suppress ? 

                           लोभशोकभयक्रोधमानवेगान् विधारयेत्| 
                                        नैर्लज्ज्येर्ष्यातिरागाणामभिध्यायाश्च बुद्धिमान्||२७||
 

Lobhshokbhyakrodhamaanvegaan  Vidharyet,

nirlajjyeshyartiraganambhidhyaayaashcha buddhiman
A wise person should suppress mental urges pertaining to…
Nairlajja – shamelessness,; Irshya – jealousy
 Mana – vanity,;Lobha – greed; Shoka – grief; Bhaya – fear; Krodha – anger,; Atiraga – excessive desire; Abhidhyaya – ill will, malice. 

                                                                     Charaka sutra sthana, Chapter 7, verse 27

Satvaatma shaariram cha tryametatridandvat, lokastishthati sayogaattra sarvam pratishthitam  

The tripods of life are Satva (mind), Atma (soul) and Shareera (body). The world is sustained by their combination. They constitute the basis for everything.  This is known as Tridanda in Sanskrit 

                                    Charaka sutra sthana, Chapter 1, verse 46

सत्त्वमात्मा शरीरं च त्रयमेतत्त्रिदण्डवत्|  लोकस्तिष्ठति संयोगात्तत्र सर्वं प्रतिष्ठितम्||४६||  .

The Tripods Of Life ?

The Soul?or Atma

निर्विकारःपरस्त्वात्मासत्त्वभूतगुणेन्द्रियैः| 
चैतन्ये कारणं नित्यो द्रष्टा पश्यति हि क्रियाः||५६|| 

Nirvikarah parsatvaatama satvabhutgunendriyai, chaitanye karnam nityo drishta pashyati hi kriya

 

The soul is essentially devoid of all deformities. The soul is the cause of consciousness through the mind and the specific qualities of the basic elements (touch, shape, smell, taste and sound). He is eternal. He is an observer. He observes all activities.                                                                                 Charaka sutra sthana, Chapter 1, verse 56 

Medicines and Poisons?

योगादपिविषंतीक्ष्णमुत्तमं भेषजं भवेत्| 
भेषजं चापि दुर्युक्तं तीक्ष्णं सम्पद्यते विषम्||१२६|| 

Yogaadapi visham tikshmuttam bheshajam bhavet, bheshjam chaapi duryuktam tiksham sampadhyate visham

Even an acute poison can become an excellent drug if it is properly administered. On the other hand even a drug, if not properly administered, becomes an acute poison.                                                                                                       Charaka sutra sthana, Chapter 24, verse 126

Who is healthy?

समदोषः  समाग्निश्च समधातुमलक्रियः | 
प्रसन्नात्मेन्द्रियमनाः स्वस्थ इत्यभिधीयते ||४१|| 

Samadosha Samagnishcha Sama Dhata Mala Kriya.

Prassanna atma indriya manah swastha iti abhideyate

 

An individual that maintains a balanced state of the main elements of the body (including dosha and dhatu), adequate digestion (agni), proper excretion (mala kriya), blissful condition of soul (atma), satisfied senses (indriyan) and a happy state of mind (manas) is called a swasthya or healthy person. 

                                                                  Sushruta sutra, Chapter 15, verse 41

The Knowledgeof Life?

हिताहितं सुखं दुःखमायुस्तस्य हिताहितम्| 
मानं च तच्च यत्रोक्तमायुर्वेदः स उच्यते||४१|| 

Hitahitam sukham dukhamayustasya hitahitam
Maanam chatacha yatrokatmayurvedah sa uchyate

 

Ayurveda is the science of life. Ayurveda gives remedies for…
Hitayu – an advantageous life; 
Ahita Ayu – a disadvantageous life
Sukhayu – a happy state of health and mind; Ahitayu – an unhappy state of health and mind. It also explains what is good and bad for life and how to measure life.

                                        Charaka sutrasthana, Chapter 1, verse 41

Medicine for the Mind?

 

 

 

Dhee Dhiryam Atmadi Vignanan I Mano Dosha Aushadham Param

Intellectual thinking,  Courage to do things, and knowledge about your self are the medicines of Mind

Translate Your self.

दिनान्तेचपिबेद्दुग्धं, निशान्तेचजलंपिबेत्| 
भोजनान्तेपिबेत्तक्रं, किंवैधस्यप्रयोजनम्  ||

द्वौभागौपूरयदन्नैस्तृतीयंतुजलेनच|
वायुसंचारणार्थाय  चतुर्थमवशेषयेत||

अजीर्णेभेषजंवारि, जीर्णेवारिबलप्रदम्|
भोजनार्धेडमृतम्  वारि, भोजनान्तेविषंजलम्||