Ayurveda FAQs

  • What is Ayurveda?
  • What does the word Ayurveda mean?
  • What are the origins of Ayurveda and how old is it?
  • What are the basic principles of Ayurveda?
  • What are the doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha?
  • What do you mean by Prakriti or Ayurvedic constitution?
  • What is the Ayurvedic understanding of the concept of ‘balance’?
  • What is the Ayurvedic understanding of the concept of ‘healthy’?
  • Does Ayurvedic treatment take a long time to heal ailments?
  • Why should I choose Ayurveda, over other systems of medicine?
  • Do I have to follow a certain religion to incorporate Ayurvedic principles into my life?
  • Do I have to be a vegetarian to follow an Ayurvedic lifestyle?
  • How is Ayurveda related to Yoga?