Why AYUSH conference is important to human’s lives alike?
World over has traditional age-old health CARE system. In Bharatham [India] it has existed from time immemorial, in a systematic, highly evolved state, and has benefitted and still contributes in many methods and practices. All cultures and people were always welcomed in India and hence many other countries cultures, health CARE and traditional healing methods were also welcomed to benefit humanity. The outlook and philosophy of our country is so profound in its openness and its approach to the whole world.
“Lokah samastha sukino bhavanthu”
Let all, in this world live as one family and be healthy, peaceful, harmonious and happy always
Today’s fast pace of life, negligence, and lack of awareness on the basics of health has been creating a crisis in health management, be it physical, mental, and emotional. This destroys the physical body and early disorientation of health, peace, harmony, and happiness.
Health management can be in three levels.
Ignorance/lack of awareness – leads to Crisis management. Knowledge and awareness –Helps by adopting preventive measures. Rehabilitation /Experiencing pain/efforts to bring back good health.
These traditional healing methods are constituted as AYUSH Ministry formed by Government of India and this is now extended for all the world in UAE through this conference. Different ancient ways and methods to upkeep our bio-organic functioning based on the bases of five elements in nature, we are all made up of as a human body. Also to bring awareness of such traditional healing medium existing, will exist and will always be a guiding light to wellbeing for all. Wisdom and shift in consciousness on our thought processes /lifestyle/ food care /will promote better health in all our lives.
What is AYUSH?
AYUSH is a humble way adopted by the Government of Bharath [India] to spread this wisdom of a global healthy living. “AYUR” means LIFE, “VEDA” means knowledge in Sanskrit language, [Sanskrit is universal vibrations evolved and used as a medium of communication in ancient Bharath].
‘A’ in AYUSH stands for Ayurvedic methods of treatments.
The treatments using healthy life styles, mediums and methods based on the universal elements (PanchaMahabhutas- earth, water, fire, space and air) and its permutations and combinations methods of diagnosis, treatments and cure by bringing them to balance. This is termed as Ayurveda treatments. Natural remedies, from herbs and many organic methods to bring back health without deteriorating the bio-organic functioning in a human body.
‘Y’ stands for YOGA and Naturopathy
‘YUJ ‘ In Sanskrit language, Our own biological body was our teacher to instinctively and slowly make our body turn round, crawl, kneel ,stand and walk ,so is it with all living creatures and animals ,birds etc. in the world of nature. Out of 82000 species/84 important postures came to be adopted and adapted in strengthening our physical body which evolved from nature itself. So is with this wisdom of our life source, AIR=breath. Along with our human mind, intelligence and our state of blissful living, the true nature and its knowledge and wisdom transcended from ancient masters and seers. It gained popularity as Yoga across the world today. The deep understanding of human beings on all levels of existence, be it Physical, Mental, emotional, spiritual, mystical and the connection of individual breath with the cosmic connectivity is deeply dealt to relate and co relate for a healthy life in all ages of human existence. This science is the wisdom, one needs to delve for deeper understanding for individual existence within this cosmos. Naturopathy is also added in this group, due to the similar source of methods and mediums evolved from Mother Nature.
‘U’ stands for Unani
Bharath has always had influx of many cultures and were receptive to all, Hence Unani is another traditional system of medicine. based on the teachings of the Greek philosopher Hippocrates. Later enriched by Arab scholars, and from the contemporary system of medicine in Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Persia, India China, Middle east, and far eastern countries. Well known in different part of the world, like Ionic medicine, oriental, Islamic, or Persian medicine. It is also holistic, recognizes the mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical dimensions of health and disease management and preventing illnesses. “It is more important to know what sort of a person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has. “Identifying temperament is the first step in treating ailments. Lifestyle modifications, Regimental (eliminative) therapies – including healing modes such as therapeutic cupping, diuresis, acupressure, massage therapies, purgation and enemas, nasal inhalation, water and heat therapy, Diet therapy – includes changes in the diet as per the temperament of the individual. Pharmacotherapy – the appropriate use of natural medication Unani system addresses all aspects of health, for acute and chronic illnesses and further factors in the maintenance of health. It sees good health as the absence of disease but a quest for optimum well-being.
‘S ‘ stands for Siddha
Siddha is another Indian traditional system of medicines. This philosophy views the human body as microcosm of the macrocosmic universe and emphasizes the balance of 3 fundamental energies known based on elements and its combinations and permutations methods as well. The ancient siddha text books was written by great seers like Agasthyar, Thirumoolar, Bogar and contain vast knowledge on various aspect of medicine including knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology diagnosis and management of diseases like other systems . According to Siddha philosophy diseases arise when there is imbalance of 96 principles/ thathwas and the management is to restore the balance and harmony of these thathwas within the body. Siddha system classifies diseases into 4448 and the main diagnostic methods are 8 fold which includes the checking of the energy channels in a human body along with other natural applications and tests. Siddha medicine employs a holistic approach to healthcare, incorporating various therapeutic methods such as diet, lifestyle modifications, herbal medicines, yogic applications, and external therapy.
‘H’ stands for HOMEOPATHY
Homeopathy is a holistic system of therapeutics developed at the end of the 17th century by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician. The term “homeopathy” is derived from two Greek words: “homoios,” meaning “similar,” and “pathos,” meaning “suffering.” This system of medicine is founded on the principle of “like cures like,” where substances that cause symptoms in a healthy person are used to treat similar symptoms in a sick individual. Homeopathy has a unique approach to healing and has gained popularity over the years. The fundamental principles of homeopathy encompass the law of similarity, the direction of cure, the principle of a single remedy, the theory of the minimum diluted dose, and the treatment of chronic diseases. In the evaluation of a patient’s condition, homeopaths consider a wide array of factors, including physical, emotional, and lifestyle aspects. This comprehensive approach allows for a holistic diagnosis that takes into account the individual’s complete well-being.
Along with the above, various other traditional methods, do exists and more add On’s are now seen coming up since the wisdom to adopt traditional systems of health care are highly beneficial
A humble initiative to bring more awareness for AYUSH Conference in the Middle East .
(Sanjeev Krishna Yoga) Dubai – UAE