the ancient Hindu art of medicine and of prolonging life.
Lexical Investigations: KarmaKarma Karma entered English as a religious concept in the nineteenth century, but as it gained popularity, it took on additional meanings, that while still spiritual, are not loaded with the same religious connotations as the original sense. English speaker’s first introduction to karma was in the context of the Hindu and Buddhist traditions. Originally coming from the Sanskrit term for “action” or “fate,” karma …
Origin of Ayurveda
< Sanskrit, equivalent to āyur- life, vital power + veda knowledge
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The Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine mentions two primary techniques—Gandusha and Kavala Graha.
Hinduism an ancient medical treatise on the art of healing and prolonging life, sometimes regarded as a fifth Veda
Word Origin for Ayurveda
from Sanskrit, from āyur life + veda knowledge
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