STEM | Five Elements
PanchaMahaBhoota, according to Hinduism, is the basis of all cosmic creation. These elements are: Prithvi(Earth), Jal (Water), Agni (Fire), Vayu (Air), Aakasha(Space ). In ayurveda and Indian philosophy, the human body is considered to be made of these five elements. These elements have different characteristics and these also account for different faculties of human experience. The five elements demonstrate how all aspects of human health like diet, movement, and emotions, are interconnected with nature and our environment.
Development of Indic Medicine Systems – India has always had a leading reputation in the field of medicine. The Indian medical system of Ayurveda reached great heights in Vedic India, its methods including surgery as well as preventive health maintenance. Ayurveda (the science of life) is one of the branches of Vedas and a healing science which considers food as a major therapeutic tool. It defines health as equilibrium in three doshas, and diseases as disturbance in these three doshas.
The Great Medical Trio of Ancient India - Charaka, Sushruta, Patanjali – Charaka (3rd century BC) was one of the principal contributors to Ayurveda, a system of medicine and lifestyle developed in Ancient India. He is known for authoring the medical treatise, the Charaka Samhita. Charaka is known as the "Indian father of Medicine". The Sushruta Samhita by Sushruta known as India's “Father of Surgery” and “Father of Plastic Surgery” is an ancient Sanskrit text on medicine and surgery, and one of the most important treatises on plastic surgery and Ayurvedic medicine to survive from the ancient world. Yoga - a science of exercise and healing originated in India. Patanjali (2nd century BC) was a renowned sage who synthesized and organized knowledge about yoga and wrote Yoga Sutras which is the foundation source of Yoga.
India’s Modern Prowess in Pharma Industry – Today India enjoys an important position in the global pharmaceuticals sector. India is the largest provider of generic drugs globally. Indian pharmaceutical sector supplies over 50% of global demand for various vaccines, 40% of generic demand in the US and 25% of all medicine in the UK. Globally, India ranks 3rd in terms of pharmaceutical production by volume and 14th by value.
Shift Towards Natural Products- Today the market for Ayurvedic and herbal wellness products in India is growing and wellness brands like Himalaya, Patanjali are queuing up to take advantage of the rapid evolution in natural herbal and Ayurvedic items.
Our collection is to inspire all to use nature's five basic elements and find harmony in the body. Gift smart with these 5 Elements inspired products like human body anatomy models, wall frames, cufflinks, sculptures, yoga mats and more.