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How to Promote Satva in Human Beings

How to Promote Satva in Human Beings[edit]

  • Ayurveda recommends some important things to promote satva quality in our body and mind.
  • Eating unadulterated food, drinking pure water, inhaling pure air and getting good sleep at night and rest—all these are necessary to keep the mind in tranquility.
  • At the same time, one has to visit beautiful gardens, lakes, streams, rivers, hills and mountains, trees, sound of birds and animals.
  • These are all part of nature, which make one’s senses pleased and purify them.
  • Ayurveda is the upaveda of Atharvana veda. For promoting satva qualities in man, they have recommended certain factors:
  • Be generous to others—treat each one of them alike with dignity and respect.
  • Be pleasant and good to others.
  • Avoid anger and criticism.
  • Move with good people.
  • Spend your days in good company, for playing and relaxation and for spending time.
  • Eat three-fourths of your hunger or capacity.
  • Awake early in the morning in brahma muhurtha (4:30-6:00 a.m.), walk in good climate for at least 2-3 kilometers.
  • It helps you to get good oxygen and ozone to body and also is a good exercise.
  • Try to follow the rules of balance in talk, speech, sleep, and food.
  • Try to be tolerant to others.
  • Try to love animals.
  • Treat everybody with love and affection.
  • Try to love nature.
  • For an intelligent person, everything is good in this world and for a fool, everything is bad an useless.
  • Eat natural foods, vegetables, milk, rice, ragi, ghee and wheat, a list of satvic food is given in this book.

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