‘Ayurveda’ is known as the ‘ancient Indian science of healing’ with the help of naturally oriented medicines and herbs. However, this definition is not just an end, but it describes only a small portion of the word "Ayurveda". An Upveda or Sub-Veda of Atharva Veda, it is also known as the 5th Veda of ancient Vedic history that constitutes the treatment and healing of the human mind, body, and soul with various known methods. Unlike modern-day medicine therapy, ‘the science of Ayurveda’ is very effective in treating various deadly diseases without any side effects.
While talking about Ayurveda, we can't even dare to miss lord "Dhanvantri". Dhanvantri is the god of Ayurvedic therapies or you can say the first Ayurvedic doctor in the world. As we had talked about earlier, Ayurvedic physical practices is not limited to treatment, but it also connects our mind and soul or one can say build a spiritual interaction with healing therapies. Lord Dhanvantri or the god of Ayurveda was the incarnation of Lord Vishnu who came from the ocean while the process of Samudra Manthan (Churning of Ocean with big rock called Mandarawhere Vasuki the snake used as rope) by Devas & Asuras (Gods & Devil respectively). Apart from many precious things, in the end, Lord Dhanvantri comes out of the ocean. He was known as the ultimate healer that eradicated disease and fear from the human body and mind.
Ayurveda is an amalgam of spiritual and meditative therapies that help in curing disease and the attainment of a state of complete relaxation with mindfulness activities. The whole process helps in integrating the mind, body, and soul. According to Caraka Saṃhita Sūtra 30।26, the science of Ayurveda helps in the overall development of the human body and regaining the lost consciousness.
The science of Ayurveda is governed by three principles: -