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Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

Health and wellness tourism is now an international trend set by the health conscious consumers seeking to enhance their well being through their travel experiences. People seeks to look and feel better, to lose weight, to slow the effects of aging, to relieve pain or discomfort, to manage stress, or to partake in the use of natural supplements like vitamins and minerals to improve their health.

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A distinction is made between the health and the wellness aspects. Health tourism refers to those clients with medical conditions who would travel to experience healing therapies. A person who seeks a wellness travel experience, is generally healthy to start with, and seeks therapies to maintain his or her well being.

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Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

Ayurveda or a traditional medicinal treatment in Sri Lanka is practiced for many centuries. Ayurveda or herbal medicine is also referred as alternative medicine. Sri Lankan Ayurvedic tradition also follows its own indigenous Desheeya Chikitsa.

The word Ayurveda has derived from Sanskrit words Ayuh and Veda meaning life and knowledge respectively. With Ayurveda treatments, diseases are cured and this medicinal science practiced from ancient times also aims at preserving health. In Sri Lanka the tradition of herbal treatment or Ayurveda has been followed for generation after generation and it is believed this practice started almost 3,000 years back. Sarartha Sangrahaya written by famous Sri Lankan physician - King Buddhadasa is often followed by present day physicians for ayurvedic treatments. Many Sri Lankan kings were also known as reputed physicians. The ayurveda practitioners and healers in Sri Lanka occupied respectable positions in the Sri Lankan society. The ruin of Mihintale in Sri Lanka is considered to be an ancient hospital.

Ayurveda treatment in Sri Lanka besides healing also aims at rejuvenating the body. In Sri Lankan Ayurvedic treatment centers, one can insist for ayurvedic body massage, leg massage, arm massage, facial treatment, head oil application, ayurvedic bath, steam bath and similar rejuvenating treatments. Nowadays the Ayurveda hotels and health resorts of Sri Lanka have become popular to the tourists.

Sri Lanka Spiritual Vacations

Whether it is Meditation or Yoga, they are all parts of the Science of the East. and it comes with a total solution offer of healing not just of the body but of the mind and soul too. Come experience the magic of the eastern way of life.

Meditation

Meditation is the attainment of a deeply relaxed state of mind and body. One's rate of metabolism is said to slow down causing the release of anxiety, stress and even pain control. Breathing exercises, repeating mantras, and sitting in silence helps relax the mind and reduce focus on the stressful situations that surround us. Meditation is a component of serious Ayurvedic treatment that helps bring harmony to the mind and body.

Yoga

Aruna - Yoga in Sri Lanka

The term yoga comes from a Sanskrit word that means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method that joins the individual self with the Divine, Universal Spirit, or Cosmic Consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also called self-transcendence or enlightenment.

On the physical level, yoga postures, called asanas, are designed to tone, strengthen, and align the body. These postures are performed to make the spine supple and healthy and to promote blood flow to all the organs, glands, and tissues, keeping all the body systems healthy. On a mental level, yoga uses breathing techniques and meditation to quiet, clarify, and discipline the mind.