In Kerala Ayurveda is not just a healthcare system but it is a part and parcel of every aspect of life, in fact it is a lifestyle in Kerala so to speak. The miracles like paralysed people walk, incurable diseases cured etc. that happen even today inspires respect and awe for the vaidyars of Kerala.
As a mode of lifestyle and that of alternative therapy, Ayurveda entails a holistic physiological system based on balance. With its cardinal doctrine of human physiology being constituted by ‘vata’, ‘pitta’ and ‘kapha’and the natural components of earth, water, fire, air and ether; Ayurvedic lifestyle is essentially based on the principles naturopathic lifestyle with a lot of insistence on discipline and control.
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