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Pañcamahābhūta Chikitsā (Elemental Therapy)

“…there is nothing in the world which does not have therapeutic utility in appropriate conditions and situations.”-Charaka Samhita, Sutrasthana, 26/12Through the grace and wisdom of sāṃkhya philosophy, Āyurveda teaches us that it is by the cosmic dance of puruṣa (consciousness) and prakṛti (matter), and further beyond the projected lens of individualized intelligence and ego, that creation is both manifested and experienced. The seer (individual), seeing (action) and seen (objectivity) are experienced through the pañcamahābhūtas, or five great elements.According to their clinical levels of expertise, Ayurvedic practitioners are taught to [...]