Sex And Ayurveda
1. GENERAL INTRODUCTION
Sex is one of the most essential aspects of our life. Ironically it is one of the most obscure topics which is discussed by our families or society. The only place where it is discussed to an extent is amongst the friends in the school or the college group. The most hazardous fact about it is that the group where the “sex and the related problems” are discussed in the school or college group is that they lack the correct and authentic knowledge about it.
According to Ayurveda – the three pillars essential to sustaining a healthy human life are food, sleep and sex. Ayurveda, the science of life gives as much importance to sex as to food and sleep.
Apart from just being a necessity for continuation of our generations, it has far wider aspects. Just to sight one example, our ancient classics had mentioned sex as one of the best Stress-busters. Few references to support Ayurveda and its emphasis on sex are :