In this modern age work, communication, travel and business have become very easy with the pace of technological development equipping every individual. But peace is still away in spite of all the comforts and easy ways available. People are regularly stressed and life has become very complex. The concept of family is slowly breaking up causing more stress and fractures in the society. This has lead to many ailments and diseases coming up and people are becoming afflicted with them at very early age. The stressful life is making it difficult, and this is where the ancient Indian knowledge helps.
Haritha Ayurveda Academy was established in 2009 with the aim of bringing Ayurveda to everyone. The decision to choose Rishikesh was taken after much thought as it is the land of Yogis and the perfect place for getting away from the buzz of the modern life. Ayurveda is the answer to all these things. Ayurveda is an ancient science which is almost 5000 years old and is still developing. The approach of Ayurveda makes it different from modern medical science. The approach is holistic and links nature and humans together. The disharmony with nature is what is causing all the imbalances and diseases as per Ayurvedic texts. If we look deeply it is in fact true. More building are coming up by removing trees and this means more pollution which causes all kinds of imbalances.
Ayurveda professes changing the lifestyle and the diet rather than taking medicines for treating diseases. Waking up in the morning at Sunrise and sleeping for at least 7 hours are all prescribed and described in Ayurveda. Drinking a glass of warm water in the morning to detoxify the body and early morning walk are all part of the regime that this ancient medical science recommends.
Ayurveda is based on three core concepts of: