“Entire misery of mind and body depends on ignorance, while entire happiness resides in pure knowledge ” – Charak (Su 30/84)
Ayurveda in the Modern Era
Recent scientific research indicates that the concept of Tridosha also has empirical value and that analysis of these could open up new insight into our understanding of the biological system of the body thoroughly. The subtle combinations of Tridosha and hence Prakriti is regarded to be as specific and individualized as the DNA sequence based genetic makeup.
Notably significant of the modern findings substantiating this fact is that it also explains genotype phenotypic relationship and thus provides potential solution to the major goal modern scientists are searching for in this post genomic era of biotechnological advancement.
The rising graph of psychosomatic disorders and challenging diseases and the limitations of the widely used modern medical sciences in coping with them on the one hand, and the risks of harmful side-effects of antibiotics and synthesized drugs on the other, have revived new interest in this ancient science.
The preventive and remedial measures derived under Ayurveda deal with multidimensional complexities and problems of human life and provide solutions in perfect harmony with Nature.