Impact of Gayatri Mantra Chanting on Manas Prakruti and Stress
Rashi Sharma and Kavita Indapurkar
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Ayurvedic treatment focusses on treating a diseased person and also maintaining the health of normal individuals. In Ayurveda,diseases are defined as there which on conjunction cause pain. They are located in mind and body. Rajas and Tamas are considered as the two doshas of the manas (mind). The balance of tamas and rajas are disturbed by stress condition, desires and negative thoughts. To maintain a healthy body and mind, one should try to balance the three gunas. Stress is a state of tension that is created when a person responds to the demands and pressures that come from work, family and other external sources, as well as those that are internally generated from self-imposed demands, obligations and self-criticism. The Gayatri mantra chanting is a form of meditation to protect one from all human sins, physical dissipation and to bestow knowledge, health and longevity.