The 21st century proved that no matter how far civilization goes in terms of technology, it’ll always drives its roots from the past.
It is evident to say the modern era heavily resonates with Ayurveda. People might not notice but we live in a civilization where nature and technology are merging every day. Modern medicines and drugs are heavily based on Ayurveda and it is not far to say that the whole world is utilizing Ayurveda and its teaching for business and organic treatments.
Ayurveda in India
Considered as the epitome in the medical field. Ayurveda is now considered as Naturopathic Degree in the Indian medical field. Leading colleges in India are promoting the use of Ayurveda and students who wish to study ayurvedic medicine can opt for the Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) in the country. But Ayurveda is not limited to India and its neighboring countries. Institutions and Medical practitioners from around the world accepted Ayurveda as a legit medical practice.
Ayurveda in the west
Developed nations like Canada, the USA, Russia, and other CIS countries have one of the largest clientele for Ayurveda. In regards to the popularity of Ayurveda and testimony by patients, Ayurveda products always run out of stock in these countries. Asian countries like Japan, China, Myanmar, Thailand, and other SAAC nations have their own standards of Ayurveda and most of the Asian countries support the practice and use of Ayurveda as a legit medical practice. These nations have specialized colleges and universities made exclusively for allopathy and ayurvedic.
Can Technology and Ayurveda Coexist?
For centuries the controversy between technology and Ayurveda has existed coherently. Modern science detests Ayurveda. But those benefited from it openly condone the use and practice of its techniques and teaching.
Acupuncture, homeopathy, Naturopathy, yoga, reiki qigong, and meditation are some of the basics of Ayurveda. And it is not far from the truth that technology and Ayurveda co-exist perfectly in the 21st century. To understand this phenomenon we have to look at some statistics extracted from the modern IT industry.
- 250+ apps for yoga on Google Play store.
- 260+ apps for Ayurveda home remedy treatments on Google Play store.
- More than 300+ apps for meditation.
- Meditations websites for virtual training.
- Online Yoga classes
- Online reiki classes
- Virtual qigong training
- Virtual consultations for Homeopathy and Naturopathy
From the data and statistics above we can clearly see how technology is using Ayurveda for business and home-based treatments. In the future, we can expect more compelling research in Ayurved for treating acute and chronic diseases.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has already accepted Ayurveda as a traditional medicine system and more than 50 countries now support the practice and use of Ayurveda along with other traditional medical practices. To conclude we can say the modern era heavily resonates with Ayurveda in the 21st century.
So that was our take on how the modern era resonates in Ayurveda.