The highly spiritual atmosphere of the Garhwal Himalaya, the Gateway to the Gods and the Char Dham (four centres of Hindu spirituality) along with the temple towns of Hardwar (Har-Dwar-Gateway to God) and Rishikesh (Hair of the Mendicant) has resulted through the aeons in traditional expertise in Ayurveda being endemic to the region and one of northern India's showcases. Spashram RiverMountain leverages this expertise to full advantage for the benefit of its visitors and gives access to the best exponents in different fields.
Ayurveda, the 'science of life' is a system of traditional medicine native to India, and practiced in other parts of the world as a form of alternative medicine. Ayurveda is a form of complementary and alternative medicine where several of its components such as herbs, massage, and are applied independently a form of treatment. The seven chakras and the Mahabhuta in Tantric tradition. Yoga and Tantra have influenced traditional Ayurvedic medicine.
Ayurveda believes in 'five great elements' earth, water, fire, air and space forming the universe, including the human body Blood, flesh, fat, bone, marrow, chyle, and semen are believed to be the seven primary constituent of the body. Ayurveda stresses a balance of three substances: wind/spirit/air, phlegm, and bile, each representing divine forces. According to Ayurvedic beliefs, the doctrine of these three Doshas- vata (wind/spirit/air), pitta (bile) and kapha (phlegm) is important. Traditional beliefs hold that humans possess a unique constellation of Doshas. In Ayurveda, the human body has 20 Guna, meaning quality). Surgery and surgical instruments are employed. It is believed that building a healthy metabolic system, attaining good digestion, and proper excretion leads to vitality Ayurveda also focuses on exercise, yoga, meditation, and massage. The concept of Panchakarma is believed to eliminate toxic elements from the body. Eight disciplines of Ayurveda treatment, called Ashtanga are given below: