3 biological energies used in Ayurveda to determine constitution and imbalance
intellectual blasphemy/ failure of the intellect/ crimes against wisdom
transformation or decay due to time and motion
dosha composed of air and ether
dosha composed of fire and water
dosha composed of water and earth Origins of Ayurveda from Caraka Samhita
the creator who is the originator of Ayurvedic knowledge who taught Daksa
sages of India
the father of Parvotti who married Lord Shiva who taught the knowledge to Indra, who taught the Asvini Kumars, who taught the Sage Bharadvaja, who taught Atreya, who taught Agnivesa
Student of Atreya who wrote the Agnivesa Tantra which became the Caraka
The Story of the Churning of the Oceans
the sacred nectar of immortality
the god of Ayurveda who emerged from the ocean of milk History and Ayurvedic Texts
a classical text written between 500 � 700 A.D. by Vagbhatta, a Buddhist sage
the oldest writings in the world expounding knowledge of such subjects as grammar, phonetics, ritual etymology, and prosody (metrical verse).
Rig Veda, Artharva Veda, Yajur Veda, and Sama Veda.
The three most important books in classical Ayurveda consisting of the Caraka Samhita, the Sushruta Samhita, and the Ashtanga Hridayam.
The three secondary texts of classical Ayurveda consisting of the Ashtanga Samgraha, Madhava Nidanam, and the Sarangadhara Samhita.
The author of the Caraka Samhita, considered to be the most important text on Ayurveda, and an incarnation of Sesa, the king of serpents who supports the universe and who is versed in the Vedas and in Ayurveda.
The author of the Sushruta Samhita, considered to be the second most important text in Ayurveda, which is well known for its expositions on surgery
The author of the Ashtanga Samgraha, which was written first and is simpler, and the Ashtanga Hridayam.
A system of philosophy which lists 24 tattwas or principles upon which creation rests
Prakriti, Mahat, Ahamkara, Pancha Maha Bhutus (five elements), Tanmatras (five root energies for sensory experience), Pancha Jnanedriyanis (five sense organs), Pancha Karmendryanis (five potential organs of action/motor experience), Manas (the limited mind projected by ahamkara)
Pancha Maha Bhutus
five root energies for sensory experience
five sense organs
five potential organs of action/motor experience
the limited mind projected by ahamkara
pure potential consciousness (unmanifest); the male energy of the universe
pure potential for matter (unmanifest); the female energy of the universe
three basic qualities of nature, often used to evaluate the mind
action, or the quality of mind associated with distraction; corresponds to the god Vishnu
inertia, or the quality of mind associated with ignorance; corresponds to the god Shiva
clarity; corresponds to the god Brahma
cosmic laws that make up the intelligence of the universe
self-identity, the ego
a limited mind projected by ahamkara
the individual soul
the combination of unmanifested pure potential and pure consciousness that exists prior to creation
the royal path of yoga outlined by the great sage Patanjali
the process of subduing the ego through self-less service (seva)
the process of surrendering the ego through the worship of a teacher as God (Sat Guru) or of God directly, through chanting devotional hymns and puja (devotional ceremonies)
the process of subduing the ego through the realization that all of creation is illusion through study, inquiry, and reflection.
the author of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali which divide Raja Yoga into eight steps
disturbances in the mind that lead to a distraction from our true nature as spirit Asamprajnata Samadhi
the state of superconsciousness where the free soul is devoid of temptations and urges, including the urge to take actions that result in positive change