HOME BZU Mail Box Online Games Radio and TV Live Cricket Score All Albums
Go Back   BZU PAGES: Find Presentations, Reports, Student's Assignments and Daily Discussion; Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan Welcome to all the Students Health and Nutrition

Health and Nutrition Discus Tips and all information to make people healthy...

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 22-12-2011, 12:11 PM   #1
The right soil for Ayurveda
Gallow Gallow is offline 22-12-2011, 12:11 PM

Kerala is traditionally a nurturing ground for Ayurveda, and if you are a tourist in search of a rejuvenating Ayurvedic massage, you can visit any of the kerala ayurvedic resorts or hospitals. But do you know how Kerala emerged as a land of Ayurveda?

The answer will, of course, revolve around the details on the abundance of forests in Kerala. Shades of green can be seen anywhere in Kerala, thanks to its topography which include Western Ghats on one side, Arabian Sea on another side and more than 40 rivers flowing through the State. All these factors enrich the land and nourish the growth of a lot of herbal plants which are the main ingredients of Ayurvedic medicines. Now, you know how Ayurveda had developed such an intimate intertwining association with Kerala. But what would have prompted the Malayali psyche to preserve the herbs the plants even in a rush to urbanization?

The answer for this lies deep in our tradition and rituals. There are some rituals in Kerala which help in maintaining and preserving herbal plants and forests. You can see many mini forests, known as Kaavus (serpent groves), scattered across Kerala. They are dedicated to the Serpent God and people usually will not destroy the plants in the grove. Such a tradition helped to preserve the eco-system of the area intact and thus helped in the preservation of many plants too. There are also many minor forests preserved in Kerala, just because people believe that the forest deity is present there.

Gallow's Avatar
First Time Poster!

Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: london
Posts: 1
Program / Discipline: Veterinary Sciences
Class Roll Number: 9
Views: 1135
Reply With Quote

ayurveda, soil

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
When a raindrop falls on soil.. hurain07 Quotes 0 16-07-2011 07:02 PM
Ayurveda a tradition which help in modern times jian Health and Nutrition 0 11-02-2011 09:40 AM

Best view in Firefox
Almuslimeen.info | Cloud Computing | Dedicated server hosting
Note: All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. We will take action against any copyright violation if it is proved to us.

All times are GMT +5. The time now is 09:48 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.