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“Ayurveda“ - “life science“ and a longevity secret?

the Ayurveda are the greatest gift of healing received by us from the brightened-up Vedic culture. Today the Ayurveda which is at the next stage of the development adapts to conditions of the modern Western world. Aspiration to show application of the fundamental and universal principles of the Ayurveda to our life.

In the course of creation of global medicine which should unite the best achievements of medical traditions of all countries the Ayurveda possesses an important role. The new world naturopathic system which basis is made by the western medicine of the past and traditional systems of doctoring of people of the world reconsidered from positions of modern science is now formed. Among these Ayurveda systems, perhaps, it is most capable to become a starting point for such synthesis. It has extraordinary wide range of the methods of treatment including relating to alchemy - special medical and spiritual tradition. The Indian medicine has much in common both with Chinese, and with the European medicine and therefore often it appears that basis on which association of their principles is possible. We can find out that much that it is necessary for improvement of the planet and the entry into a new era of the world unity, already contains in this system probably of the most ancient of all systems of doctoring. The Ayurveda cares, the nature treats!

The astronomical data which are contained in Vedic texts demonstrate that the Vedic system into which the Ayurveda enters as a component, was approved in India till 4000th year BC when the Sun at the time of the vernal equinox was in constellation of Orion or Twins. Not so long ago archeologists found on a seabed in the coast of the Indian state of Gujarat the ancient city of Dvaraka in which there lived Krishna and which as his biography says, left under water. Time of life of Krishna belongs to the last period of a Vedic era, and scientific researches allow to date archeological finds in Dvarake approximately 1500 BC. Thus, already several thousands years ago the Ayurveda was considered in India as ancient system and held an ascendent position.

For the long history Ayurveda passed several stages of development. Together with Vedic culture it extended to the East to Indonesia, and to the West - to Greece where under its influence similar developed it medical system. Later the Ayurveda was widely used by Buddhists who made many additions to it. Together with this religion it got into other countries, having made a basis of traditions of doctoring in Tibet, Sri - Lanke, and having exerted Burma impact on the Chinese medicine. Many of great Buddhist wise men (in particular, Nagardzhuna - a figure, the second for value, after Buddha in tradition of the Mahajana) were at the same time the Aesculapians following in the practice to the principles of the Ayurveda and authors of comments to classical Ayurvedic texts. Thus, the Ayurveda is a tradition which can be used fruitfully in the conditions of the most different cultures, eras and climatic zones.