Our elders are often heard blessing us with a long life “Ayushmaan bhava” or “Deerghayushmaan bhava” or “Shataayu Bhavah!” which means: “May you live a hundred years!” The blessing is not too removed from the literal. According to ayurveda, the human body is indeed engineered for a full five score years and more. The three pillars of life — diet, sleep and self-mastery — form the foundation on which ayurveda says you can build good health and longevity.
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