You've probably heard of Ayurvedic spas, but what do you get there that you wouldn't get at a normal spa?
Ayurveda, the 'science of life,' originated in India 5,000 years ago and is one of the oldest forms of medicine. It is based on the philosophy of detoxification and rejuvenation and is as much about improving your health as having a relaxing massage.
In Ayurvedic philosophy the body has three life energies - Vata, Pitta, Kapha - and these energies are believed to shape your physical and mental characteristics. Ayurveda works on the basis that disease comes from and causes an imbalance of these energies, which is why Ayurvedic practitioners treat the body, mind and spirit as an entity.
At an Ayurvedic spa, the aim is to treat the cause and symptoms of illnesses that have already manifested themselves, and help strengthen your immune system to maintain good health.
Four reasons to choose Ayurveda:
Sri Lanka is the world centre of Ayurveda. Try Barberyn Ayurveda Resorts.
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