Ayurveda, Inculcating Ayurveda as Way of Life for Many
Nurturing the 5000 years old, ancient God-given medical system, Ayurveda, Kerala can boast off being the Gods Own country. The two main crown jewels of Kerala tourism, the backwaters, and Ayurveda, must be upgraded to the maximum to ensure its existence in the state. Presence of deadly health issues, owing to following the wrong lifestyle has awakened the minds of many people to hire nature to be free from the diseases and as a result of which, more inflow of tourists to Kerala is experienced every year. Foreigners are common among it and have curiosity in understanding each and every information about medicinal plants. Ayurveda has the answer for all types of deadly health issues and the method of undergoing this treatment is a matter of appreciation. With the presence of lots of Ayurvedic Treatment Packages in Kerala, one can repair their body from top to tip without being a prey of side effects. Now, a new initiative by the tourism department of Kerala has made allowance for studying these treatments in the form of a package. While doing graduation, there used to be intermittent workshops, and internship, completing which the students will be given a certificate. What if that certificate can provide a lifetime enlightenment to your health? This idea is incorporated in the new initiative set forth by tourism ministry of Kerala, naming it as ‘Ayurbodha’.
On the occasion of World Travel Mart, Tourism minister, Kadakampally Surendran has launched this unique initiative of Kerala tourism in London. Tourists are arriving Kerala in large numbers and they return with lots of memories and wellness of body but for experiencing the benefit of Ayurveda, they cant come monthly to Kerala so they must be equipped with sufficient knowledge to treat themselves. For which understanding the basics of Ayurveda is a necessary. ‘Ayurbodha’ is launched in an effort to blend knowledge of Ayurveda and tourism. Kerala is equipped with a handful of medicinal herbs, each having a cure for many diseases, which was followed by our ancestors. There is a usual saying by our grandparents that an answer for most of your health issues can be obtained from the kitchen itself. Currently, Ayurveda is a medical system and the efforts of the Kerala tourism is to make it the way of life.
While taking accommodation in any KTDC resorts at any picturesque attraction of Kerala, the tourists can undergo this 15 days package. Ayurbodha or the knowledge of Ayurveda is a package where tourists must indulge in understanding the basics of Ayurveda and treatments. There are some basic home remedies for every health-related issue and costing a very less money, sufficient knowledge to prepare it will be offered at these ayurvedic centers of KTDC resorts.
Along with home remedies, basic diet regimes secretes of pressure points, rejuvenation of body by Ayurveda treatments, the significance of some medicinal plants and the basic knowledge of panchakarma will be inculcated.
The package will be including the accommodation as well as stay. Another interesting aspect of ‘Ayurbodha’ is that, after getting sufficient knowledge about Ayurveda and completing the package successfully, a certificate will be awarded to each and every tourist who have to take part in it. The accommodation and the destination can be chosen by the travelers and as of now, major KTDC resorts in Thekkady, Munnar, Kovalam, and Kochi will be provided with the package of Ayurbodha. By the introduction of this initiative, the popularity of Kerala tourism will achieve new limits and this is a great idea to blend tourism and Ayurveda as a majority of people especially, foreigners are coming to relish the ancient-medical treatments for the modern health issues.