In todays present scenario it has become really important for each one of us to maintain a good health. With so much of pollution in the environment, food adulteration, untimely working hours and unhealthy lifestyle it has become mandatory for everyone to look after our health. That’s why the Ayurvedic dincharya is to be followed in accordance with the present context.
Ayurvedic life-regimens are simple, non-invasive, non-traumatic and generally do not interfere with other form of treatment. Right from waking up in the morning till sleeping at night all daily routines are according to our present need. Waking up in the morning is always good for health. But if you are working late nights than you should set your biological clock accordingly.
As six to seven hours sleep is a must. Drinking a glass of Luke-warm water helps to flush out all toxins accumulated overnight in the body. Drinking a glass of Luke-warm water helps to flush out all toxins accumulated overnight in the body.
As we say ‘cleanliness is next to godliness’ in this case cleanliness is also very important factor to maintain good health because personal hygiene is really important. Clean teeth and mouth. Brushing of teeth should be repeated after every meal.
Cleaning of tongue freshens up the mouth and also stimulates the secretions of digestive enzymes. Proper cleaning of nose, ears and washing eyes with warm water held in mouth for moments is advised. Keep your hair trimmed, nails filed and wear clear, clean clothes.
A regular self-massage with herbal oil is necessary for every person. It makes the skin supple, enhances blood circulation, encourages quicker removal of the wastes and relaxes the body. Along with food, hygiene, sleep exercise and meditation is also very important. Regular light exercises help the body to shape up, increase muscle strength, improve appetite and maintain health. Yoga, swimming, walking and even laughing are excellent options.
Your dressing is also important so always wear clean, airy and light clothes of natural fibers like cotton, wool, linens, or silk. Similarly breakfast lunch and dinner should be done on time to maintain the regularity. Though our modern lifestyle does not permit us the time to look after ourselves but the responsibility is ours.
As these regimens helps us establish a daily, monthly and yearly program for optimal health. So it is after all our life so it is how we take care of it.