All posts tagged: Ayurveda


Gods of Healing in Hinduism

The faith of the human in the Divine is a trust that evolves when the urge for surrender is inevitable and when the reasoning to justify an occurrence fails. This…

Charaka- The Wandering Monk Ayurveda

Charaka – A Wandering Monk

Dr. Bhavana Raghavendra talks about the Charaka Samhita as a travelogue of Sage Charaka, a Wandering Monk. The paper was presented at the Yatra Conference jointly organized by Indic Academy and Bharat Adhyayan Kendra, BHU, at BHU, Varanasi during 15th-17th November, 2019.

International Conference of Philosophy and Praxis of Yoga

International Conference on Philosophy and Praxis of Yoga

Indic Academy Inter Gurukula University Center, in association with Ramaiah Indic Specialty Ayurveda Restoration Hospital is happy to announce the ‘International Conference on Philosophy and Praxis of Yoga: Issues of Authenticity, Integrity, & Ingenuity’ at MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology Campus, Bangalore, on Saturday, 15th and Sunday, 16th February, 2020.


Yātrā For svāsthya: A Perspective From Āyurveda

After elaborating the holistic and composite nature of the āyurvedic concepts of ārogya and svāsthya, the paper interprets yātrā as a journey that begins with a visit to a tīrtha of one’s chosen deity but ends in return to the self within (ātman) in svāsthya using the literary device of metaphor. Tīrthayātrā constitutes a major socio-cultural concept in the Indic thought world that sets the jīva on the road to mokṣa and that also assures its health and wellbeing as well as that of its family and community.