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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part F

Vyayama culture in ancient India


Author(s): Bulti Roy and Samiran Mondal

Abstract: Researcher of different allied discipline such as archeologist, epigraphy, genetics and historian reported that Indian civilization is the oldest civilization and cultural heritage in the world. Indian civilization started at last ten thousand years ago. The development of Vedic literature was started in the time of Indus valley civilization (Hindu civilization). Vyayama or Exercise is an importance practice of ancient India as per the evidence of Harappa civilization. Vedic text identified Vyayama is one of the very importance aspect in the human lifestyle. The objective of the present study was to explore the concept of Vyayama as explain in the famous Ayurvedic texts i.e. Caraka Samhita and Susruta Samhita. Ayurveda stated, Vyayama in an essential component for preventive, curative and rehabilitation medicine; given rejuvenation and longevity. This theoretical study was unfolding some fundamental concept of Vyayama as found in the age old authentic Ayurvedic literature.

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Bulti Roy and Samiran Mondal. Vyayama culture in ancient India. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(6): 332-333.
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