Imagine, for a moment, that you are strolling through a forest on a warm spring day. The forest is bursting with life, and as you gaze about, you notice that in the deep shade, ferns flourish as mushrooms push up through the moist soil. Water lilies float upon the surface of a nearby pond. In the distance, wildflowers dance in the breeze of a sunny meadow.
Each of these plants requires certain conditions in order to flourish. The ferns would wilt in the sunny meadow; the wildflowers would fail to bloom in the shade. Without ample water, the water lilies could not survive.
In simplest terms, Ayurveda is the wisdom that explains what conditions are necessary for each of us to thrive. It provides the knowledge to understand what is required, and the tools to make it so. Each of us is unique and has unique requirements, and Ayurveda provides answers for this as well.
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By Marisa Laursen, C.A.S., P.K.S., A.Y.T., Faculty at the California College of Ayurveda