Pancamahabhuta or Principle of Five Basic Elements is the foundation of Ayurvedic philosophy and believes that five elements, namely Prithvi (earth), Jala (water), Agni (fire), Vayu (air) and Aakash (space) make everything in this universe & universe itself.
Ayurveda Diagnosis gives equal importance to the examination of the patient, along with that of disease. It considers unhealthy factors, season, place, diet, drug, daily regimen of the patient that may have led to the development of the disease.
Don't you sometimes wonder why some people have a short temper while some stay cool even in the toughest of times? This is defined by the Prakriti (body constitution/ body type). The literal meaning of Prakriti is nature or original form.
Yoga & Ayurveda, both aim at attaining salvation by detaching from all the mental as well as physical connection. The practice of Yoga is as old as Ayurveda, and both are believed to be contemporary sciences.
Tridosha is a unique concept of Ayurveda which defines the three fundamental principles namely Vata, Pitta and Kapha. These energies or principles is behind the functioning of every living being and its misbalance causes all the diseases.