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The vital tripod of life

These three regimens have been highly emphasized and considered basic supportive factors for maintenance of physical and mental health. Hence they are collectively termed as Trayopstambha or Three Pillars i.e. supportive to the healthy state of Tridosha (Vata-Pitta-Kapha)

Three pillars of health

AHARA / DIET - NIDRA/SLEEP - BRAHMACHARYA/Aim to achieve higher-awareness


  • In Ayurveda Ahara is considered as one of the supportive pillars which supports the Three Pillars of Ayurveda ( Vata, Pitta and Kapha). 

  • Right diet starts with the Good digestive fire “Agni”. No matter how nutritious food you eat, it is not beneficial, unless the diet is consumed according to your body Type (Dosha) and the status of your “Agni”.


  • Ayurveda describes sleep as the physiological state of rest of the human body, mind and the motor organs. A person spends 1/3rd of his life in sleep. This is the time when our body undergoes repair and rebuilding.

  • Sleep at night is the most natural one and gives your body time to repair, eliminate toxins and rejuvenate.

  • Sleeping after 3 hours of having your dinner gives you system enough time to digest food and results in the restful sleep

3. BRAHMACHARYA/Aim to achieve higher-awareness

  • For optimum health, good conduct and proper personal behavior in every sphere of life is advocated.

  • Like every activity in our lives, the way we engage in an action is as impactful as the action itself (think about mindful eating). 

  • Ayurveda promotes bringing a quality of Sattva (purity) into everything we do to allow for balance, ease and lightness at every level - body, mind and consciousness. 

NOTE : Do consult your Ayurvedic physician as the assessment of Dosha/ Body-type is a prerequisite for any Ayurvedic treatments & recommendations.

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