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Popularity and superficiality of Ayurveda

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During this century, there was a large spread of Ayurvedic treatments for sensuous appeasement directed towards leisure and holidays. This however is not the spread of authentic wisdom of Ayurveda in its multidimensional form. I was always impressed by Charaka’s concept of pragya aparadha or the intellectual error. This great physician and scholar very rationally put forward the view that the cause of our troubles is pragya aparadha and we make the intellectual errors due to lack of three factors: dhi (knowledge), dhriti (restraint) and smriti (memory).


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Dr. Vinod Verma

Dr. Vinod Verma

Dr. Vinod Verma is a pharmacologist, neurobiologist and an ayurvedic expert trained in Parampara. Author of many popular books, published in several languages including English, German and Hindi. She studied and practiced in US, France and Germany.She founded Charaka School of Ayurveda to train interested people with genuine Ayurvedic education so that they can further impart the knowledge of Ayurvedic way of life and save people from becoming a victim of charlatanry in Ayurveda.