CONTRIBUTION OF YOGA TO AYURVEDA
*Dr. Maheshkumar Nilkanth Chaudhari, M.S., Ph.D. (Shalya-Tantra)
The Yoga is originated in India & Maharishi Patanjali constructs this science for human society. This science is still exists because of it‟s good result. Yoga & Adhyatma are the complimentary to each other & both are included in Ayurveda. These are the inseparable part of Ayurveda. Role of Yoga has high significance in Ayurveda to maintain the health of complete healthy person,. Now a days, due to miracle result of Yoga, entire world are accepting Yoga & practicing daily. It is moneyless therapy, anybody can do it at home after duly trained under master. Yoga, rejuvenates the body, mind & soul. All the ancient scriptures of India, admits the presence of mind & soul in the body. Practicing of different types of Asanas, provides good digestion, because indigestion are the root cause of all disease as per Ayurveda & it‟s true too. Yoga helps to avoid all these problems. Yoga is not limited upto Asanas but these are 8 angas of Yoga & all angas contributes to Ayurveda. To achieve the Dharma, Artha, Kaam & Moksha, the Arogya (Health) is most important. One can not achieve above all without a sound health. There are Shat- chakras & Shat- Kriya Shuddhi. Yoga contains like Yam, Niyam, Pranayam, Nauli, Dhauti, Kapal-Bhati. Another types of Yoga like Mantra, Hatha, Laya & Raj yoga. Dhyan, Dharana, Samadhi & finally Moksha, is the final destiny of Yogi person. Various types of Mudras / Bandhas in yoga. Importance of pronounce of word „OM‟, during yoga practice. As well as illustration of.diet & Achar Rasayan during yogic kriya. Kundalini yoga has it‟s own importance. Only high celibacy observing person can able to achieve this state & awake his Kundalini. Role of Adhyatma holds a great significance in yoga & Ayurveda. This article elaborates / covers all these points. In this way, Yoga has contributed Ayurveda in high manner.
Keywords: Yoga, Adhyatma & Ayurveda.
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