Ayurveda

The Art of Abhyanga: Ayurvedic Self-Massage

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“The body of one who uses oil massage regularly does not become affected much even if subjected to injury or strenuous work. By using oil massage daily, a person is endowed with pleasant touch, trimmed body parts and becomes strong, charming and least affected by old age.” Charaka Samhita Vol. 1, V: 88-89

 

The word for oil in Sanskrit, Sneha, also means Love. Snehana is an Ayurvedic oil massage and the term, Abhyanga refers to massaging one’s own self. Internal and ...

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