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Ayurvedic Massages – Good or Bad?

Ayurveda has long considered the uses of massage, often as a daily palliative treatment, but performed with specific oils after a complete Ayurvedic examination by a trained professional to examine all facets of psychology, disorders, constitutional issues and others. Here, panaceas are often not the best, nor Ayurvedic per se!

Many forms of Ayurvedic massage today can actually be harmful as they can cause unwanted toxins in the body if performed outside of their required actions and techniques, which are specific cleansing actions or shodhana (purificatory) therapies; here, massages are often performed – again with specific oils, decoctions and substances – as preliminary methods (purvakarmas) to relocate toxins in the body and expel them, but in a clinical setting along with specific diets, formulas and lifestyle regimes as well. Such advanced and often aggressive methods are not to be performed for one and all, or outside specifically tailored detoxification programs, based on an individual’s disease category, age and other factors! This requires a full training in clinical Ayurveda from the classical point of view.

Other therapies are given as part of the Spa Ayurveda regimes today, which are just as bad, as such don’t target the true problems. Each disease requires specific treatment, internal and external, as a part of traditional Ayurveda over modernised New-Age Ayurveda often being practiced by Naturopaths and Yoga teachers.

For this reason, Indians were taught these sciences from youth and understood the spiritual and cultural contexts and rituals/implications that went along with this, which are important. The Hindu tradition and sciences are about specifics over generics

As an example, you wouldn’t go to a Chinese person to learn how to bake French pastries, nor would you turn to the Frenchman to teach you about authentic Qi Gong as the two cultures are completely different. Being immersed in such and understanding such means also the language behind it – which is imperative one understand from youth to gauge these nuances, over those who have culturally-appropriated and set up ‘Wellness’ businesses and organisations, who often tend to pasteurise these teachings, to the detriment of many.

Here, while massages and Ayurvedic therapies are useful, they have to be performed simply after a full clinical assessment by a trained and experienced Practitioner, not simply given based on a few quizzes alone. The therapies and manner in which they are conducted also change for the individual as well – so the use of generic oils and substances as is often done, isn’t true Ayurveda! It is merely money-making!

  • Always chose a trained, experienced Ayurvedic Professional with Clinical Training and Experience in all facets of Ayurveda, Yoga and related sciences
  • Look for those who have studied the entire tradition back to its roots, are fluent in the language (Sanskrit) as well as culture and heritage and connected to its ancient Vedic-Hindu system in practice and lifestyle
  • Avoid many vegan-based and modern veganesque and pan-Naturopathic formulas such as ‘Turmeric Coconut Milk’ and ‘Ashwagandha Coconut Milk’, Raw Food and other infusions; these are not Ayurvedic, but are simply based on other systems and aren’t good for one and all
  • Make sure you check whether or not they are simply starting a ‘Spa-Wellness’ business, or wish to share the deeper facets of Ayurveda with specific recommendations and guidelines If you are curious about Ayurvedic therapies and what might be best for you, book a consultation with us today at www.ayurvedicnow.com 

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Integral Well-Being Program

Integral Well-Being Program:

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Discover internal transformation and unlock your inner potentials!

Our signature Integral Well-Being Program is a complete assessment program detailing all aspects of your life and allows up to 1.5 hours to go over materials and assessments (astrological chart and remedial measures will be performed outside of this time, prior to date of consultation and will be explained by Durgadas during this time).

This helps show you what classical Ayurveda is really about and how it aims at educating people on possible measures to help improve themselves as per it’s ancient wisdom and related sciences it integrates, such as vedanta, yoga and Vedic (Hindu) astrology – and ancient psychos-spiritual system.

Here you will receive an Integral Well-Being Tool-kit, including:

-A complete Ayurvedic Health Assessment relative to biology, disease, imbalances etc. through ancient techniques as pulse, tongue etc. diagnosis

-A complete Ayurvedic Psychological Assessment of your mind and psychic typology

-A Vedic Astrology report relative to your karmic nature revealing your inner potentials, limitations and how to resolve these

It covers Ayurveda, Vedic Astrology and Psychology and various karmic, herbal, dietary, aroma and other classical Indian recommendations based on traditional Ayurveda and you will be given yoga and spiritual guidelines etc. to help balance all aspects of your life – physical, emotional and material.

Here you will learn all about YOU in all aspects, as per Ayurveda’s ancient wisdom!

Note this consultation with Durgadas is available over Skype for those outside Auckland and NZ and can hence be conducted anywhere in the world, from the comfort of your own home!

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Investment: NZ $350.00

(Initial Assessments and Recommendations)

*Payments can also be made by cash on the day or by internet banking. Please select your option when making a booking.

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