Discover authentic Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

// May 7th, 2013 // Uncategorized

Ayurveda is one of the oldest known medical systems in the world. Originating in the Indian subcontinent, Ayurveda is translated as life-knowledge and is famous for being a holistic tradition of healing, which pays equal attention to physical and mental well-being. It is a revered practice in South Asia, especially in India and Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s proximity to India has strongly influenced an established Ayurvedic tradition in the country. Sri Lanka also has a ministry for indigenous medicine to regulate and improve this age-old medical system. Apart from general practice of Ayurveda in Sri Lanka, you also find exclusive hotels and resorts in the country which are Ayurveda themed. The hotels provide relaxation and comfort while administering treatments to guests.

The Privilege is one such exceptionally standardised Ayurveda resort in Sri Lanka dedicated to providing authentic Ayurveda treatments to guests. The chief consultant of the hotel, Dr. Alawattegama is a well-known professional Ayurveda physician who comes from a long line of Ayurveda doctors. The Privilege is an ocean-front luxury resort, located in a peaceful and exquisite environment. All cuisines at the resort are prepared from fresh organic produce sourced through local farmers. Some of it is grown in the fertilizer-free grounds of the Privilege complex itself, and freshly-caught fish come from the ocean few metres away. The concept of an Ayurveda holiday is brought to life by the Privilege quite responsibly – even the architecture and room décor are designed in line with a serene ambience. The colonial mansion which houses the hotel contributes to this grand philosophy.

Ancient sciences of well-being focus on a person’s overall health. Just like Ayurveda, yoga is also a cardinal life science that is highly regarded. It is an effective practice, which helps maintain the balance of mind and body. At the Privilege, you are also treated to yoga lessons in an effort to create an all-encompassing Ayurveda resort in Sri Lanka. Heal your body, mind and soul by unravelling the best-preserved knowledge, art and sciences of the East.

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