Santwanam magazine July 2018 issue

The first annual issue of Santwanam magazine, an online Ayurveda magazine for everyone, is released today, July 1st, 2018.

It is available for download here

We would like to take this opportunity to thank every one of you for all the support extended. We look forward to extending our reach to an ever widening community.

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thrigunas (three attributes/qualities)

In everything, everyone, every being, there is a natural and unique distribution of thrigunas and that balance defines the very character.

These gunas are:
1. Satva which is constructive and harmonious
2. Rajas which is passionate and active
3. Tamas presents inertia symbolized by darkness and chaos

Panchabhoota (five elements)

Factors that goes into cosmic creation are categorized as:
1. Akaasa (Space); it is closely associated with perception of sound
2. Vaayu (Air, representing movement); it is closely associated with perception of sound and touch
3. Agni (Fire); it is closely associated with perception of sound, touch and shape
4. Jalam (Water); it is closely associated with perception of sound, touch, shape and taste
5. Bhoomi (Earth); it is closely associated with perception of sound, touch, shape, taste and smell