Healing through the Magical Water

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Today, there is no guarantee that the food, medicine, or even water that you drink is healthy enough. But we see that children happily survive in slums, whereas some die with strange, inexplicable phenomena like sudden infant death syndrome. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudden_infant_death_syndrome 

Ayurveda and all ancient medical sciences believe that the mind plays a huge role in health. A balanced mind can maintain a perpetual state of perfect health. Similarly, the mind can change or improve the effectiveness of the food we eat or the water we drink. 

In ancient India, rishis or sages used to keep just a camandal or a unique jug to carry water. It is believed that they had the power to infuse magical qualities in water and survive only on that. 

Ancient Chinese monks practiced the art of bigu. Bigu is a state of complete abstinence from food and water. It is a state of perfect physical sustenance without any gross energy supplement from outside. Imagine a person who does not need to eat or drink anything! But they also achieved the final state of bigu through the use of some herbs and unique magical water. I believe that they prepared this magical water through the power of meditation. https://sites.google.com/site/delawareteasociety/yoked-to-earth-a-treatise-on-corpse-demons-and-bigu

I believe that magic water heals the higher layers of existence and therefore, its effect is immediate and magical. If done properly, it might cure the most impossible disorders immediately.

Daiv vyapashraya

Ayurveda has 3 branches of healing. The most effective and yet the least known is Daiv vyapashraya. The word Daiv means divinity and vyapashraya signifies “to take shelter in” or to apply. The magic water treatment is a past of Daiv vrapashraya chikitsa.

Ayurveda believes that the divine energy that runs our body can be directly contacted. And we can resolve our physical problems through ensuring an unhindered flow of this energy.

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327701620_SATVAVJAY_DAIVAVYAPASHRAY_CHIKITSA_BOON_TO_MANAS_VIKARA’S_Corresponding_Author

According to Charak Samhita, following methods are prescribed for Daiv vyapashraya.

  • 1. Mantra (Hymns)
  • 2. Aushadha (Amulets, Talisman)
  • 3. Mani (Wearing of gems)
  • 4. Mangala (Auspicious ceremony)
  • 5. Bali (Offering to god)
  • 6. Upahara (Gift)
  • 7. Homa(Oblations)
  • 8. Niyamana (Observance of scriptural rules)
  • 9. Prayascita (Atonement)
  • 10. Upavasa (Fasting)
  • 11. Svastyayana (Chanting of auspicious, Hymns)
  • 12. Pranipata (Observance to the god)
  • 13. Gamana (Going to pilgrimage)

The modern field of energy medicine is a part of this vast science. And it is growing very rapidly

Ancient civilizations like Inka, Mayans, Polynasian tribes extensively and effectively practiced mantra healing. We can still find mantra healers in African tribes. Shamanism practiced in native American Tribes is a form of Daiv vyapashraya.

Science Behind The Magic Water

And all this appears real instantly when we look at two mind-boggling scientific experiments – 

Water Memory Experiment

This experiment slows that water exposed to different forms of music and environment.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_memory. Besides, this experiment has been repeated many times by different people with consistent results! So water remembers what happens. Probably, the belief that rivers like Ganga, Yamuna, or Narmada are scared is not a myth after all. Testing of Ganga water done in 1856 by a British scientist led to surprising results – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3225782/

A list of other experiments on Ganga water can be found here – https://www.facebook.com/scientific.vedas/posts/323655977821455. The bottom line is that water can retain the effects of meditation, prayer, and environmental vibrations. 

Moong Sprouts Experiment

In Moong sprouts experiments conducted by heartfulness meditation center, the moong seeds were sprouted in two different conditions – the researchers placed some soaked seed in the meditation room and others in a room with TV and wifi radiations. After a few days, the moong sprouts exposed to Bluetooth, Tv, and wifi turned yellow and died. Whereas, the moong sprouts grown in the meditation room multiplied rapidly and were lush green.  

Find the details under heading stress and diseases in https://www.daaji.org/travels-and-conversations-with-daaji-14-january-2019/ 

You can also try this experiment at your own home and see the difference!

Double Slit Experiment

this experiment is utterly amazing in the sense that it reflects that the matter might also possess a mind of its own and that we can influence the particle behavior with our mind!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-slit_experiment

So, matter works as the mind directs, consciously, or unconsciously. The great law of attraction also points towards the same thing. Here are some interesting reads regarding the relation of Ayurveda with the law of attraction.

Healing through Magical Water

I learned the method of making healing water through Heartfulness meditation. The book “the heartfulness way” And the procedure is really simple. 

  • Fill a bowl with water. 
  • Close your eyes and meditate on it for 30 minutes with the feeling that this water should heal anyone who consumes it. 
  • Give it to the person concerned. 

This remedy helps in the case of physical and mental disorders equally. And it is completely worth trying. The priceless things in the world are free – whether it is air or water, even food. Nature doesn’t charge for anything. Similarly, if you have faith, medical treatment is also free!

Hope that this information reaches everyone in need!

Is it possible to live without food, water and even air?

How Energy Affects Different Layers of Existence

In the above video, Daaji, my meditation teacher, talks about different layers of existence. According to ancient yogic science, we have five layers of existence. And energy feeds all of these layers differently. We all know about hybrid cars. Hybrid cars can run on liquid fuel and electricity. Also, there can be multiple options of energy – coal, solar energy, wind energy etc.

Here is an interesting thing – any liquid fuel (petrol or diesel) produces energy through combustion. Combustion releases some power, but more amount of heat and worse – poisonous gases. This is similar to the way our bodies process the food.

Annamaya Kosha

The first layer is called annamaya kosha. This layer absorbs the energy from food and passes it to other layers. Most of us live on the basis of gross energy absorbed by annamaya kosha. And therefore, people dependent solely on food for survival, live out their lives stuck in this kosha. This kosha is like a diesel or petrol car. It takes in material fuel and gives out smoke. Compared to other kosha, this is the most basic and most primitive mode of survival. However, dependency on this kosha is only the first step towards a subtler life.

Pranamaya kosha

The second layer is called Pranamaya kosha. This is the subtle energy of the body governed by prana vayu or the air. This is also called Chi in Chinese spiritual tradition. In primitive stages of spiritual development, this kosha receives its energy from the lower kosha – annamaya kosha. However, in a more developed state, pranamaya kosha can sustain life without food and even water! This state is like an electric car, that is directly connected to the pure source of energy.

In the Daoist  tradition as mentioned earlier, bigu is the art of surviving only on air and yes, it is possible! This concept is called Breatherianism and many people are actively following, it across the world. In the Vedic tradition, it is mentioned as the stage of pranayama. This is a stage when a person can survive only on the air. So, in the stage of pranayama we are supposed to master the art of living on the air and establish our existence in our energy body.  

Thesis on Bigu

Here is another person has survived on air for 60 years – Prahlad Jani

Still another way to charge up your body without eating anything is sun gazing. And no wonder, all of the ancient civilizations worshipped the sun. Probably, it was more of a subtle scientific mode of feeding than anything religious. For more information on sun gazing, please watch the following video. Besides, there is a lot more information available on –

https://www.lightdocumentary.com/breatharian-meals.html

Manomaya Kosha

The third is the manomaya kosha. This is the mental layer that governs the functioning of the mind, the sensory organs and the dreams. This layer is the basis of the our interconnectedness. The miracles of telepathy, prophetic visions and super-natural sensory powers emerge from this layer.

This layer is more powerful than both annamaya and pranamaya kosha. Vedic literature mentions sages who stopped breathing as a part of their penance. It is believed that Guru Nanak stayed under water for 3 days and came out of the river – alive! I hope that some day we are able to experiment on this concept. If this is true, leave apart food, and water, you might not even need air to survive.

However, powers of manomaya kosha can turn against us if not managed properly! In an under-developed state, this layer can get affected by the negative vibrations. According to Ayurveda, there are two fields of diseases – mana (mind) and sharir (body). And the mana or the mind is the primary factor for getting sick. And therefore, it is important to preserve manomaya kosha against wrong or negative thoughts.

The disease might start in the body and reach to the mind (psoriasis leading to depression) or start with the mind and reach the mind(skin allergy triggered by stress). If you have a weak body but a strong mind, you will not fall sick. But if you have a weak mind, then even a strong body, good nutrition and loads of health supplements will not be able to help you.

According to my understanding, when the mind is affected, its negativity spirals down to reflect in the form of a metabolic loophole. This metabolic loophole invites and incubates various disease causing factors. And that is why a depressed, tensed, angry or anxious person has all the doors open for diseases. This helps me to understand why those happy and content little slum children don’t fall sick!

So basically, annamaya, pranamaya and manomaya kosha are subject to imbalance. But they can be healed by the higher absolute sources.

Vigyanamaya Kosha

The fourth kosha vigyanamaya kosha or the wisdom body is the seat of intellect or Buddhi. This is the kosha responsible for personal entity, and therefore ego. It is beyond mana or the emotional mind. It is beyond beliefs, thoughts, emotions, prejudices and all the mental fog created by them.  Vigyanamaya kosha is the layer of discretion, where imagination dissolves and we come face to face with reality.

As far as I understand, this is the seat of pure energy. So, if you are stable in this kosha, you are beyond a car, you are electricity itself!

All the supernatural healing powers descend from this kosha.

Rice experiment 

Water has memory II – Prof. Bernd Kroeplin Water research Germany

WATER, Thank you, I hate you, Your stupid, and Ignore

Anandamaya Kosha

Writing anything about this kosha will be dishonest as only an experienced person should elaborate on this topic. I hope to know more about it. As of now, I have this information that this is the seat of complete bliss.

I am writing all this not because I have any spiritual experiences. However, I am floating these thoughts so that someone who really knows might get back to me :). May we all grow together through sharing!

Ekadashi Fasting: Amazing Effects in Dental Problems

Recently, one of my relatives who has extremely bad teeth, tried Ekadashi fasting. He had a terrible toothache for past few days and there was no dentist to treat his condition because of corona lock-down. Every night, his tooth would pain terribly.

So, he decided to give a break to eating and went for Ekadashi zero food, zero water fasting this month on 18th (18th May 2020).

Very surprising, the toothache stopped. And he did not take any pain killer or any other medicines. He also did not make any other kind of dietary or lifestyle change. We can attribute it to not eating anything the whole day. And so there was no food stuck in his cavities that might cause pain. However, the tooth did not ache even the next day when he started eating food, and for few days after that. It started aching again on 23rd May 2020.

And this got me to think about our dental problems in a different way. probably, our digestive system is the source of all our disorders, even the dental ones.

Digestive system is the source of all the body fluids, including the saliva. And saliva is the fluid that creates the oral environment. Now, we know that all body fluids share some basic features. For example, if the digested juice is acidic in nature , everything right from blood to urine will turn more acidic. No wonder, what goes inside, makes the body.

And wrong food can turn all the body fluids slightly more acidic than normal. And we can imagine what can happen if our saliva is slightly more acidic than normal on a regular basis.

Normally, the food stuck in teeth gets softened and slips out after some time, along with saliva. Tongue also helps to clean the teeth. However, what if the environment around teeth is not healthy?

Acidic environment in the oral cavity can weaken the gums, cause mouth ulcers, help the germs to thrive and thus trigger rapid tooth decay. And probably that’s why we see that some people rapidly develop tooth problems, whereas many others do well even without a strict dental hygiene.

A few decades back, a lot of Indian had bright white teeth,without use of any tooth brush or tooth paste. However, they used to fast regularly, used neem twig as brush(and this twig provided both natural bristles and a bitter tooth cleaning solution). Besides, the overall quantity of sugar in the food was very low.

Sugar in our food does not affect our teeth that much by getting stuck on them. I personally believe that what sugar does to the overall body fluids is more important. It creates a rapid sugar surge that takes some effort on body’s part to control. Very frequent sugar surges tire out the pancreas and promote rapid decay across the body, including the teeth. Probably, that’s why dental problems are far more severe in case of diabetics!

If all of the above logic is correct teeth health is directly related to gut health. Probably, it is impossible to have healthy teeth , if your gut is not healthy. And therefore a dentist should also prescribe a healthy diet and lifestyle to keep the digestion healthy, because that’s the root of all dental problems.

Most of the women experience rapid tooth decay during pregnancy. Probably, it is because they eat all kinds of things, that too in a huge amount. This abnormal diet puts an extra pressure on the digestive system. And it gets derailed. The toxins thus produced due to under-digested food alter the composition of saliva and thus accelerate tooth decay.

So, now I believe that dry fasting for 24 hours can actually bring back not only your digestion, but also all body fluids to a completely balanced state. It definitely helps to remove excess sugar from all the body fluids, but also deep cleanse the body tissues and rejuvenate them! And if we do not spoil its effects by random eating afterwards, monthly Ekadashi dry fasting can extrapolate and multiply the health benefits exponentially.

The above explanation looks logical. However, I have no experimental proof for the above hypotheses. Anyways, I look forward to conduct some experiments on this concept in future. If you already have similar experiences or are doing some kind of related research I will be more than happy to know about it, please share!

May all of us achieve the ultimate aim of human life through shared wisdom!

Complete Relief from Mucus Accumulation in Sinuses through Dry Fasting – 48 Hours Ekadashi Observations

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Hi all,

Today is Ekadashi (11th day of the lunar phase according to Vedic calendar). By tomorrow 6 am, I will complete 48 hours without food or water. And I want to share my amazing health experiences with you all!

I remember the first time I did dry fasting was on Karva Chauth. And I was so scared of dying out of thirst that i went to sleep for most of the day and woke in the evening to drink water and eat. I am more or less fine with not eating , however no water was a scary concept for me. So, if you also feel the same right now, I would like to welcome you to the amazing world of dry fasting!

I started Ekadeshi fasting 2 years back after my teacher asked me to try it. Initially, I started with a fruit based diet and it worked well. After 2-3 months, I turned to a zero food fasting for 24 hours, sustaining only on water.

After a few more months, I started feeling better and more comfortable with the idea of dry fasting. With Apara Ekadashi of 2018, I started monthly twice dry fasting on Ekadashi. The fasting is normally for 24 hours. However, it extend to 36-48 hours for the people who believe in vedic astrological basis of Ekadashi fasting.

Here are some of my health observations regarding dry fasting –

Initially, when I started with the normal fasting, there was not much change in my health except better digestion. However, with dry fasting I saw a radical change!!!

As a child, I always had some or the other respiration issues, not very sever but I remember never going to sleep without Otrivin in my nose. And the feeling of breathlessness is quite terrible for a child! In fact, many of my family members have had severe respiratory problems.

A few years back (2015) I developed severe chronic cold. I would start sneezing the moment I woke up. My feet felt so cold that I would be wearing socks even in the summer mornings. And at the same time I also developed a severe breathing problem. I would feel breathless most of the time, esp at night.

I am severly allergic to all allpathic medicines. Therefore, Ayurveda is the only relief for me. However, even as an Ayurveda physician, I practiced Ayurveda the allopathic way, that is I always relied on Ayurvedic medicines. I completely forgot or never absorbed the fact that elimination of the root cause is the fundamental step of Ayurvedic treatment. All these diseases that I was blessed with, helped me to recall the basic concepts of Ayurveda.

When I started the dry fasting, I would feel a mild but constant flow of mucus from the head region towards the food pipe. And this would continue throughout the day. Sometimes, I would get some tiny lumps on mucus in my mouth as well. However, this would not happen on any other day. And with this experience, I felt lighter in my head after every Ekadashi. And with this observation, I can safely conclude that there was a huge built up of mucus in my sinuses. I never felt any pain and therefore it was easy to ignore other minor symptoms.

Here, I have an important observation to make. On 29th Oct, 2019 I fasted for Chadra Darsgan (new moon sighting, another traditional fasting day). I was supposed to eat at night after a full day dry fasting. However, there was a constant mucus flow from the head and I did not feel like eating.

However, I wanted to eat something. So, I convinced myself of so many health reasons, and that I might feel hungry at the middle of the night (you don’t feel like getting up then), and had a good meal of sweet potatoes.

The mucus flow instantly stopped and I started feeling itchy in my nose. By the next morning, I had a fully blown cold, with watery nose and heaviness in head. This was a very interesting incident and we can conclude a lot of things from it. However, the bottom-line is that never go against the digestive system. Your body knows what it needs and when! Another inetersting read is – Go Dinnerless !

And with dry fasting , all this mucus gradually dissolved and disappeared from my system. There was so much of mucus that it took a whole year to be completely eliminated. Now when I am fasting today, I feel no mucus discharge from the head region. However, I am sure that now the fasting benefits will be channelized to some other metabolic improvement!

Earlier, I would catch a cold if my feet or head was wet even for a few minutes. Cold shower appeared deadly. Today, it is been almost 2 years since I caught a cold, even a minor one.

Also, now I have a cold shower every morning before sunrise no matter what the season or place may be, and I face perfectly no problems at all. And all this happened without any medicine at all!!! only by neti neti, not eating or drinking anything.

Thus inspired, I started adding more traditional fasting festivals to my monthly list like Chaturthi, Ashtami, Chaturdashi, Poornima, Amavasya (4th, 8th, 14th, 15th day of lunar phase respectively). I do a normal fruit fasting on other days, eating a single fruit meal at night.

In Dec 2019, I discovered the amazing concept of Bigu, Chinese fasting technique and sun gazing techniques. Now I am fully convinced that material food is only a very small part of the total energy that our body can receive from the environment. Will be writing more about my excellent experiences about permanent, zero exercise weight-loss (approx 20 kg) with dry fasting.

May God bless you with great health and a peaceful mind!

Wound Healing and swelling removal through half-baked roti (Kachchi Pakki roti)

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Tribals (majority Gond tribe) in Baster (Madhya Pradesh) have unique healing techniques. And their efficacy is more astounding than their simplicity. Here, I would like to share one such method of emergency treatment for wounds (esp. with excessive swelling)

I heard this method from a senior Ayurveda doctor posted in Madhya Pradesh tribal zone when I was still a student. Unfortunately, I do not recollect her name as we met very briefly and only once in a meditation center. However, years later, her story encouraged me to try wound healing experiments with sattu. I am incredibly grateful to her and wish her the best!.

Baster is a relatively backward area of Madhya Pradesh, blessed with beautiful forests and abundant wildlife. But other resources like proper medical care, education, infrastructure, etc. are not up to the mark. And therefore, tribals turn to nature for all their requirements. As my devoted senior went to stay and work in the rural areas, she learned to work with abundant natural resources. She had an excellent opportunity to learn the natural healing techniques first-hand from the tribal healers in Baster.

In our brief meeting, she described how she learned a non-invasive folk medicine method from the tribal healer who extracted a splinter from a leg based abscess. Interestingly, the tribal patient himself did not know that there was any foreign object inside the wound. He came with a complaint of a non-healing abscess. By that time, the injury was already 2-3 months old and badly festered.

Kachchi Pakki Roti

Roti is an Indian flatbread. It is heated on both sides equally to ensure proper cooking. However, if the roti is roasted only on one side, one side becomes slightly hard and dry, and the other unbaked part remains soft and doughy.

How to make Kachchi Pakki Roti

Make a regular wheat dough using boiled water.
Make a small roti (flatbread), large enough to cover the wound.
The ideal thickness should be around 3-6 mm. Increase roti’s thickness if the wound is deep and wide. Also, make sure that it is uniformly thick.
Heat the roti on tava for 1-2 min(depending on the thickness) to make one side roasted and slightly dry.
Make sure that the other side of the roti is slightly soft and raw.
The dry part also should not be too hard.

Where to use Kachchi-Pakki roti

In Charak Samhita (Chikitsa Sthana: Ch. 20), the use of roasted flour (rice, channa,jowar, etc.) is indicated to promote healing in the secondary stage of wound-healing.
In line with the above classical text, it is best to use Kachchi Pakki roti in case of edema of any origin. It helps to absorb the excess liquid and prevents fluid stagnation around the injury.
It can be used for extracting foreign objects from an abscess or as a poultice to heal normal wounds.

I would suggest this method in a wound where the basic blood mesh is already formed. It might work wonders for old wounds with a lot of swelling, redness, and inflammation.

I want to try Kachchi Pakki roti in the non-healing wounds of diabetic patients. I was detected with the pre-diabetic state, and my wounds would take an abnormally long time to heal. However, the use of sattu poultice (link) helped to cure my injury without the use of antibiotics. (link) Now, fortunately, with diet and lifestyle change, I am completely healthy.
The bottom line is that if sattu poultice can work for small wounds in a pre-diabetic state, Kachchi Pakki roti also can have a significant effect.

Note:
It is not advisable to use Kachchi Pakki Roti in deep wounds with excess blood flow. It can be used in a secondary stage when the initial blood flow has subsided.

How to use Kachchi-Pakki Roti

  • Make a fresh warm roti immediately before use. The warmth of roti helps to boost blood circulation in the swollen area.
  • Wipe away all moisture, sweat, or pus from the wound.
  • To ensure complete dryness, sprinkle dry turmeric powder on the wound and let it sit there for a few seconds. It will absorb all moisture.
  • Remove the wet layer of turmeric powder and sprinkle fresh powder.
  • Repeat the process till all the moisture is completely removed.
  • If possible, do a little massage around the swollen wound and apply hot, dry fomentation. You can use a heated cloth pad for it.
  • If the wound has a thick layer of dead skin, try to it scrap away as much as convenient. This step will help the wound to heal faster and reduce the rate of decay.
  • Sprinkle a fine layer of dry turmeric powder.
  • Cover the injured area with the unbaked side of roti so that the dough sticks to the injured part.
  • Tie roti with a bandage to keep it in the proper place.
  • Reduce movement in the injured part to ensure that roti stays in place.
  • Change the roti twice a day in a cold/normal climate. You can change it thrice in hot and humid weather.

I understand that this half baked (Kachchi-raw, Pakki-baked) roti resembles the skin in some manner – hard and dry externally, soft and meshy on the inside. And it can serve as an extra layer where the skin can safely deposit its debris without exposure to the harsh external environment or pathogens. Typically, abnormal protrusions like boils, warts, pimples, etc. also serve the same functions in the skin.

Happy Ending!!!

Let’s continue with the tribal story. With the application of this Kachchi Pakki(half baked) roti continuously for a few weeks, she could see the tip of a wooden chip emerging from the abscess. Even the patient had no clue that about the splinter(a sharp piece of wood) inside his calf. But his abscess failed to heal in any other way, which was an indication of something stuck inside.

After a few weeks (I do not have the full details), the fragment came out completely. It was stuck to the roti and was gently pulled out. In fact, the body needed a safe medium to open the abscess and expel the foreign object. Besides, this method also produced excellent results in swelling elimination as well.

This experiment is no more than a tale that I heard from a senior. The final proof in Ayurveda is pratyaksha praman(visible and replicable evidence). I am sharing this information so that if anyone has the facility to experiment on this method with animals/humans safely should try it. I have an intuition that it might work. And if it does, so many complicated things will become more straightforward, and with more such information, emergency healthcare will be so much cheaper, esp. in the rural areas.

Let’s hope that this information multiplies and. I have not used this method personally, and therefore, if you want to experiment with this treatment, try it on a tiny cut/wound. As soon as I get my next cut, I will make sure that I try it and share my experiences with all of you.

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Healing wounds with Sattu (Roasted Jowar-chana Flour)

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A few years back, my health was in a state of complete deterioration. I had multiple disorders – breathing difficulty, vitiligo, and by the end of 2016, I on the stage of pre-diabetes. But in the past three years, I have cured all my problems just by changing my diet and lifestyle. Here I want to share a story about magical wound healing with a traditional Ayurvedic home remedy.

Stress kills!


I had a deficient immunity due to extreme stress. I would get up in the morning and start sneezing. I would also catch cough and cold at the drop of a hat. Besides, I was cooking and working with water all the time because of my baby daughter.


Throughout my life, I had a reasonably good immunity. My wounds would heal, usually. But I believe that my immunity went drastically low. Even small cuts of knives would not get cured. Instead, they would swell and putrefy. And it almost always happens with stress. Stress kills your immunity and makes you more susceptible to all kinds of health problems.

In my case, I loved traveling. I had a well-paying touring job and all of a sudden, I became a stay at home mom. I personally believe that we must have some training for the new moms to help them settle down in their new routine. I hope to start something on these lines.

My daughter was not eating well and according to modern standards, she was underweight. Besides, it took my almost whole day to feed her. So, I felt that I am not earning and neither being a good mom!!! the bottom line was that I was totally stressed. In fact, now I understand better that I was suffering from minor post-partum depression.

Antibiotics are not the last option

Once I ignored a small cut on the outer side of my middle finger, and it swelled and got complicated. I took antibiotics for three days, but there was no improvement. I extended the course of antibiotics for five days, and then the hurt was cured. However, after a few months, I got another cut on my middle finger again, and this time the wound did not heal even after taking a course of 250 mg amyloxine for five days. I went to an allopathic doctor who prescribed 1000 mg amyloxine for seven days. And finally, a small cut on the finger was healed. This incident happened in 2016. But I could notice that my immunity was getting worse with time.

In 2017, I got another cut, and this time I did not want to go through the messy exercise of antibiotics. Every time I took antibiotics earlier, I always felt weaker than before. I felt that at this rate, there will be nothing left in my system except antibiotics. I sincerely believe that Ayurveda is the ultimate medicine, but ironically I never tested classical methods because I was never sure how they would turn out to be, or whether I would be able to implement them properly. I guess most of us don’t intend to explore unless pushed to.

So this time I decided that no matter what, I would try to find some other way to cure the wounds.

Do or Die with Ayurveda

With this cut, I immediately changed my food.

  • started drinking turmeric milk (100 ml milk diluted with 100 ml water, boiled with 10 gm turmeric for 10 min.) twice a day,
  • stopped eating oily food, grains, and vegetables.
  • survived on fruits and turmeric milk for dinner for close to 5-6 days. I think this helped to cleanse my system from the inside.
  • followed all the Ayurvedic rules for great digestion

However, the main break-through was the experiment with sattu or Sakth.


Sattu

Sattu can be made from any kind of roasted grains. Roasted and powdered grains like rice, jowar(sorghum), chana (chickpea) form different types of sattu. The most commonly available sattu is made from roasted channa only . But ideally sattu should contain a combination of chana and jowar (1:4). Therefore, for this experiment, I have used this variety.

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According to Bhava Prakash Ayurvedic Materia media, jowar sattu is especially a wound-healing agent. It helps to balance kapha(swelling) and pitta(inflammation). It is dry and lekhan( has a scraping action). Therefore, it can help to remove extra moisture, to dry the wound faster and remove the dead skin cell as well. It is also particularly mentioned to be very helpful in daha(inflammation).

Chana sattu also helps to control heat and inflammation.
One interesting sattu which usually is not available is rice sattu. It is mentioned in all classical Ayurvedic texts.
Rice sattu is cool, grahi(can help to control bleeding), and light. I have not tried this sattu for wound healing yet. Poha is roasted rice. So, if you choose to experiment with rice sattu, you can grind poha(rice flakes) and use it as a sattu.

Sattu Poultice for the fresh-cut/swollen wound

(based on Charak Samhita – Dvivraniyachikitsadhyaya 25/50)

This classical method can be used for mild bruises, small cuts. I have no record of usage for bigger wounds. However, I would like to try it.

  • When you have a fresh cut wound, wash it properly, and dry it.
  • Apply some dry turmeric powder on it to absorb any remains of water.
  • Wipe off and apply turmeric powder again to cover the wound.
  • Slightly warm chana-jowar sattu in little fat (preferably sesame oil/ghee/combination of both ghee and oil(1:1)) for 20-25 sec on a slow flame.
  • Mix all the ingredients well. Also, sattu should not get burnt. (I used 1 tsp chana-jowar sattu roasted in 1 tsp regular ghee available in the market.)
  • Make a small ball of this oil/ghee mixed sattu and apply it on the wound in the form of a poultice.
  • Secure the poultice with a bandage.
  • Change the poultice minimum twice a day. Make sure that the wound does not get wet with water or sweat.

I followed the above procedure, and clicked the pics of my figure everyday. However, it was 2018 and now I cannot find them anywhere in my drive or my mobile. Sincere apologies for that.

However, I observed the wound healed by itself over a week. And this time, I took no anti-biotics or applied any antiseptic to the injury. Also, I did not use turmeric powder after the first day as the swelling went down immediately.

However, I was really concerned about the wound getting bad all the time. So, I kept checking its status and religiously changed the poultice twice a day. I decided that even if it does go bad, it is only a small cut in the finger, and I can immediately take anti-biotics and apply some antiseptic cream. I had already tried allopathy so many times. And even at a cost, it does bring relief eventually.


But the way wound healed was really miraculous, and that too without taking any other Ayurvedic and allopathic medicine orally. However, I would advise everyone to take 1 tsp Haridra Khand with 100-200 ml warm milk (preferably A2 desi cow milk) twice a day, if you have a bigger or deeper wound. If you don’t like milk, take it with a tsp of ghee or honey (don’t mix ghee and honey).


I am confident that these results are replicable and verifiable. Anyone who experiments with this healing method will witness the same improvements.
Many thanks to Acharya Charak!!! This method is an excellent discovery for me because I am allergic to allopathic medicines, and they always bring more damage to me than good. I hope that it helps you too. If you also happen to experiment with sattu wound healing, first try it on a tiny cut or swelling. Also, please share your success story with me.


In a truly humane society, food and medicine should be free. Through Ayurveda, we can discover the magic of natural cure and curb the menace of reckless greed in the healthcare sector.

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Here is another method that I have not tried yet but heard it from another Ayurvedic doctor working in the tribal area. She described how she had used half-baked roti for healing wounds. In tribal regions, modern medical resources and medicines usually are not available. But tribals have developed their own extremely effective methods to cure themselves.

Will share soon Wound Healing and swelling removal through half-baked roti (Kachchi Pakki roti)
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Karnapurana – Ayurvedic Ear Oiling

Karnapurana is another excellent Ayurvedic method that can help to prevent as well as relieve migraine attacks. However, it is secondary to nasya or Ayurvedic nasal drops. 

It works very well for people uncomfortable with Nasya like children, people who have asthma, breathing problems, etc. Some people are not comfortable with the pain caused by some Ayurvedic nasal drops like Anu Tailam. Also, if you feel breathlessness or anxiety during the nasya treatment, Karna Purana or ear oiling might be a good start for you. In that case, they can club karnapurna with a milder nasal drop for an enhanced effect. Once you start feeling the benefits, you can try nasya and other treatment options. 

Karnapurana is an excellent preventive measure if you face a loss of hearing or any other types of auditory disorders during a migraine attack. Even if you suffer from mild migraines without any aural complications, it is advisable to use Karna Purana as a preventive measure against hearing complications during a migraine. 

How Karnapurana works 

As we saw earlier, a vitiated vata dosha is primarily responsible for migraine attacks. Now, interestingly, the ear is one of the primary abode of vata dosha. And therefore, hearing complications are common in severe forms of migraine. 

For more information on dosha –

Dosha

Dosha in Simpler Terms

Qualities of Dosha

Functions of Dosha

Vestibulocochlear nerve connects the ear(inner ear) to the brain(lower portion of the pons). It is the cranial nerve responsible for hearing and balance. It is accompanied by the facial nerve as well. The vestibular part is responsible for maintaining balance, and its cochlear part relay sound sensation. 

Vata dosha is related to the quality of dryness. Excessive dryness and lack of nutrition due to vitiated vata dosha can lead to drying and shriveling up of the myelin sheath that covers the nerves. Deteriorated myelin sheath can dissipate the electric signals or might cause hyperexcitation in the auditory pathway. Therefore, in the case of diseases like migraine, ear pain, loss of hearing, blurred hearing, dizziness can be due to hyper-excitation of the vestibulocochlear nerve.  

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The eustachian tube connects the ear cavity to the throat cavity, and therefore these areas are also affected. 

Eustachian tubes help to drain the mucus from the ear cavity to the throat. It also helps to maintain balance in the air pressure of the middle ear. It opens naturally every time we swallow. 

In the case of nervous hyperexcitation, the muscles that regulate the closing and opening of the eustachian tube might get affected. A partial or entirely dysfunctional eustachian tube might contribute to hearing loss during a migraine. 

So, the basic concept is that – due to vata induced excessive dryness, there is hyper-excitation in the ear-related nerves. This dryness leads to various symptoms like pain. And therefore, if we can somehow prevent this dryness, sooth the hyper-excited nerves and balance vata dosha, all these symptoms should go away. 

Home-made Options for Karnapurana    

The ancient text describes lots of Ayurvedic herbs and herbal preparations. However, I am covering – the easiest to find and use preparations. 

Mostly use of medicated or regular oil is recommended in Karna Purana. Oil is the perfect remedy for all kinds of vata disorders. And best of all is the regular mustard oil. 

Normal Earache

Mustard oil is unctuous, warm, and heavy, and it can amply balance dry, cold, and light nature of vata dosha. 

Sesame oil is also a suitable option. 

Acute Ear-pain

In case of sharp ear pain and dizziness, try the use of warm castor oil. It is also instrumental as a preventive therapy for hearing the loss of migraine attacks. 

Ayurveda is all simplicity. Unless you have severe ear problems, simple use of cold-pressed oils can bring amazing results. 

Ayurvedic Oil Purification – Taila Murchana 

Usually, the cold-pressed oil is frothy, esp mustard, coconut, or sesame oil. According to Ayurveda, cold-pressed oil has certain impurities in terms of ama(toxin production) or difficulty in digestion. These impurities should be cleared before using it for food or medicinal purposes. The process used for oil purification is called taila murchana. Before the use of any regular oil in ear-oiling, you must purify it through the Ayurvedic taila murchana procedure. 

Simple Murchana Technique

Step 1: Heat the oil until it starts to produce foam. Continue to heat it till the foam disappears completely. 

Step 1 is enough to remove impurities from regular cold-pressed oil. However, if you have time, you can further process the oil. 

Step 2:There is a list of herbal ingredients recommended in Sharangdhara Samhita, used to purify the oils. The purifying combination for each oil differs a little. However, three components – awla, vibhitak, and haritaki are standard in most cases. These three ingredients together constitute the Triphala powder. Therefore, if the other herbs are not readily available, you can do taila murchana using ordinary Triphala powder available in the market. Another important ingredient is haldi or turmeric

A detailed process of taila murchana can be found here – https://ijraps.in/index.php/ijraps/article/view/14/18

However, it is not necessary to use all the ingredients mentioned in the classical text. You can use all readily available herbs with reasonably good results. 

Today refined oils are also processed to remove frothing agents from the oil. However, the toxic chemicals used in the refinement process(like hexane) have a seriously detrimental effect on our health.    

Best time for Karnapurana 

Vata dosha is the dominating dosha that governs the entire auditory function. It comprises of space and air(activity) elements that form the basis of sound. 

Vata dosha has five subtypes – prana, udana, samana, vyana, apana. According to Ayurveda, the vata subtype (prana vayu) that directly governs all the sense organs and receives inputs for the entire head region is prana vayu. Prana vayu gets stimulated after dinner/sunset. It is active to carry and absorb the medicine properly. Therefore, this is the best time for karnapurana. 

Besides, it is convenient to do karnapurana at night as your ear can better retain the medicine in a lying/sleeping position. Hence, for practical purposes also, after dinner is the best time for karnapurana. 

The above time recommendation applies to wellness and preventive purposes only. However, if you have acute ear pain, hearing loss due to migraines, or any such severe condition, you can apply karnapurana SOS. 

If you choose to oil both ears at the same time, put oil in each ear after a minimum of 15-30 min alternately. Otherwise, you can oil the first ear one night and the second ear in the next night. 

We have practiced at it home for many years, and there is no problem if you leave the oil overnight in the ear.   

To-Dos on the night of Karnapurana

  • Avoid eating heavy(junk)food at night. 
  • Avoid cabbage, cauliflower, brinjal, green peas, leafy vegetables, urad dal(black gram) in dinner. 
  • Try to have regular home-made and light food – roti, rice, curry(sabji), moong dal, etc. 
  • Avoid staying hungry for long or skipping meals. 
  • Avoid karnapurana during fasting. 
  • Non-vegetarian people can have chicken soup and rice for dinner. 
  • Avoid staying up late at night. 

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Ayurvedic process of Karnapurana 

Described below is the detailed process of karnapurana based on the Ashtang Hridaya 18th Chapter. You can skip the first 2-3 steps if not convenient — however, massage and fomentation of the ear help in better oil absorption. 

Step 1: 

Pre-karnapurana ghee: 

Mix 5 gm each of clove, fresh ginger, methi seeds, cumin seeds, bay leaf, black cardamom, green cardamom. Grind them to a paste using a suitable amount of water. Let the mixture sit for 10-15 min. 

Heat 100 gm ghee and add the above mixture in it. Heat at the slow flame to evaporate the water completely. Stir to prevent the spices from burning. Let the ghee cool on its own and store in a glass jar.       

You should consume this medicated ghee the night of karnapurana, according to hunger. A dosage of 10-50 gm is right for an average adult. 

Note: all ear filling or karnapurana liquids (oils/decoctions) should be used at a lukewarm and comfortable temperature. 

Karnapurana process 

Step 2:

After dinner, do massage for 10-15 min for each ear that you want to oil. Ideal oils for ear massage are warm mustard/sesame/castor oil. You can also use Mahanarayana tailam, Baladi tailam, Panchguna tailam, Mahamasha tailam, or Lakshmi Vilas tailam. 

For more information on the massage points for ear-pain, tinnitus, etc. visit –https://www.modernreflexology.com/ear-acupressure-points-to-treat-earache-and-tinnitus/

You can skip this step when you require urgent ear-pain relief.  

Step 3: Take a cotton pad/folded cloth or any instrument for fomentation. Heat it using a hot Tava, microwave, or Ironing machine. Apply an appropriately heated pad to the ear for 5-10 minutes.  

Step 4: Warm approx. 5 ml of the medicated oil for each ear. You can use any of the below-mentioned oils for general ear/head pain, migraine or sinusitis related hearing problems. 

  • Purified Mustard oil
  • Purified Sesame oil 
  • Purified Castor oil
  • Shadbindu tailam 

Step 5:Pull the ear loob and insert warm oil inside the ear using a cotton swab or a dropper. 

Move your mouth as if you are chewing something. This will helps to open the eustachian canal, balance the pressure in the ears, and helps the mucus/blockages/extra oil to drain through the canal.

Fill 2-6 drops in each ear according to convenience.  

Step 6:Close the ear opening with a cotton swab after 10-15 minutes. Continue to chew if you feel that oil is stuck in the middle ear.  

Precautions 

  • Check the heat of karnapurana oil by dropping on your wrist skin before oiling. 
  • Make sure that you practice chewing exercise while oiling. 

Extra Karnapurana preparation –

for acute earache, tinnitus, hearing loss due to primary disorders like migraine, sinusitis, etc.(derived from Ashtanga Hridya 18)

Recipe 1

General Ear Pain

Mix a pinch each of asafoetida, Nepali dhaniya (Zanthoxylum armatum), and dry ginger in 10 ml water. Warm 10 ml mustard oil and add the solution mentioned above. Heat the oil at low flame till all the water evaporates. This oil can help to significantly reduce ear pain, loss of hearing, and other ear problems.  

Note: In case you are not able to procure Zanthoxylum armatum, go ahead with the other two ingredients. 

All the oils used in karnapurana should be processed according to the Taila murchana process. Alternatively, you can buy some Ayurvedic preparations online. 

Recipe 2

Acute Ear Pain

This recipe is a special preparation for all kinds of severe earaches. Ideally, the ingredients should be prepared with a special method called putpak. However, for the sake of convenience, we can cook the ingredients on a gas stove. 

Ingredients – 

(collect 5-6 fresh leaves of following trees/plants) 

  • Peepal 
  • Bel(wood apple) 
  • Madar(Calotropis gigantea) 
  • Radish 
  • Aralu(Ailanthus excelsa Roxb.) 

If you are not able to find any of the ingredients, prepare with the available ingredients. 

Preparation 

  • Wash the leaves properly and dry them on a cloth. 
  • (The traditional way – Smear them with sesame oil.) Alternately, you can add oil in the cooking pan later. 
  • Moderately heat a cooking pan with lid. Put the leaves and some sesame oil( approx. 1/2 tsp) in the pan.
  • Add 1/4 tsp saindhav lavan(rock salt) to the mixture. 
  • Heat at the slow flame for 5-6 min. Leave the pan to cool down. 
  • Strain lukewarm liquid from the above mixture. 
  • Apply it according to the karnapurana procedure.  

Precaution 

Make sure that the flame is slow. Otherwise, the medicated liquid might get evaporated. 

Recipe 3 

Acute Earache, Tinnitus, Loss of Hearing 

Ingredients 

(prepare with easily available pure ingredients)

  • 10 ml of Cow urine 

5 gm each of the following herbs – 

  • Devdaru(Cedrus deodara) 
  • Tagar(valerian) 
  • Kooth(Saussurea lappa) 
  • Dashmoola powder 
  • Bala(Sida cordifolia)
  • Punarnava(Boerhavia diffusa) 
  • Castor seeds
  • Clove 
  • Ginger powder
  • Methi seeds 
  • Cumin seeds 
  • Sesame oil (100 ml) 
  • A2 Cow Ghee (100 ml)

Alternately, you can also add castor oil in the preparation. Avoid mixing any essential oil in this preparation. 

Use plain water if you are unable to use Cow urine.  

Process

  • Grind all the available ingredients in the cow urine/water to make a fine flowy paste. 
  • Heat the mixture of cow ghee and sesame oil in a pan on slow flame. 
  • Add the herbal paste when ghee and oil are well mixed. 
  • Heat the preparation on a slow flame to evaporate water. 
  • Allow the preparation to cool on its own and store it in a glass jar. 
  • Warm the required amount of medicated liquid before every use.   

There are innumerous possible combinations according to the health status, age, and prakrati(body constitution) of a person. 

It is natural to feel daunted by something that you have never tried. So, I would suggest that if you are new to Ayurveda and karnapuran, start with plain froth free sesame oil. And gradually, you can move to more complicated procedures according to your needs. 

May this information brings the best to you!  

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