Definition of Ayurveda in English:

Ayurveda

noun

  • The traditional Hindu system of medicine, which is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems and uses diet, herbal treatment, and yogic breathing.

    • ‘Charaka, the father of medicine consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago.’
    • ‘Developing a centre for growing medicinal plants and promoting the practice of Ayurveda and yoga is also in consideration.’
    • ‘According to Ayurveda, legumes are an essential part of a balanced diet.’
    • ‘In Ayurveda, diet and digestion are accorded equal importance in maintaining good health.’
    • ‘It uses innovations in modern medicine as well as traditional Indian healing methods such as Ayurveda, naturopathy and Yoga.’
    • ‘It is necessary at this point to briefly diverge to elucidate some basic terms and concepts of Yoga and Ayurveda.’
    • ‘Models displaying the importance of Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Acupuncture are impressive.’
    • ‘The holistic system of Ayurveda advocates a well-balanced approach to stress management and skin health.’
    • ‘Traditional systems of medicine like Ayurveda are staging a comeback and getting kudos for their holistic approach to ailments.’
    • ‘Traditional systems such as Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani are time tested and trusted by millions.’
    • ‘If the Government can capitalise on the passion for Yoga and Ayurveda, tourism in the State is sure to grow by leaps and bounds.’
    • ‘Trillium's therapeutic products are based on the Indian system of Ayurveda.’
    • ‘This half hour programme will also feature celebrities and experts from the field of naturopathy, yoga and Ayurveda.’
    • ‘Ayurveda emphasizes proper diet for this time to ensure the health of both baby and mom.’
    • ‘According to Ayurveda, internal balance is the key to perfect health.’
    • ‘According to Maharishi Ayurveda, you should not use more than 50 percent of your total capacity.’
    • ‘He has studied in England and India where he trained under a traditional master of Ayurveda and Yoga.’
    • ‘Hence, the present study was designed to compare the effects of Yoga and Ayurveda on the self rated sleep in a geriatric population.’
    • ‘The idea was to evolve a comprehensive programme with some aspects each from Yoga and Ayurveda, for a geriatric population.’
    • ‘The efficacy of traditional systems such as Ayurveda, Siddha and Yoga is well-known.’

Origin

From Sanskrit āyus life + veda science.

Pronunciation:

Ayurveda

/ˌäyərˈvādə/