Ayurveda is the science of life, a 5,000-year-old traditional holistic system of well-being from India. ‘ayur’ means ‘of life’ and Veda’ means ‘knowledge’. Ayurveda is the knowledge of longevity which offers healing, rejuvenation and self-realization through balanced food, herbs, yoga, massage, aroma, and meditation. Ayurveda teaches us to pay attention to how and what we eat, and to take responsibility for our health. Ayurveda is very clear when it comes to food. Sattvic (pure) food is needed to heal and maintain good health and must incorporate six tastes in every meal: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, astringent and pungent. Modern medical science also recommends a vegetarian diet for good health and prevention of stress-related , health problems. Vedic food can help you beat stress, increase energy and look great
The Ayurvedic diet is one that not only nourishes the body, but also restores balance of ‘Tridoshas’ which is very much essential for maintaining health according to Ayurveda the right diet is the foundation of healing for maximum health and vitality, the ideal diet is one that balances the doshas and is a pure vegetarian.
Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature. If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the destiny of humankind.”
“There is just no reason why animals should be slaughtered to serve as human diet when there are so many substitutes. Man can live without meat.”
The Dalai Lama
“I do feel that spiritual progress does demand at some stage that we should cease to kill our fellow creatures for the satisfaction of our bodily wants.”
“Flesh eating is unprovoked murder.”
“Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. He shall eat butter and honey, so that he may know the evil from the good.”