Ayurveda – a common word with Asian origins, which is nowadays used as a synonym for a variety of pleasant wellness treatments. However, it is much more than that. Ayurveda is one of the oldest traditional sciences, if not the oldest at all. It is a health practice that, like yoga, has its origins in the region where India and Sri Lanka are now located.
The origin of Ayurveda can be traced back several 1,000 years. Translated, Ayurveda means something like: “the knowledge of life”. Originally, it was assumed that people knew about their health and disease-causing factors and thus did not need written-down information to maintain their health. People all became very old.
However, this knowledge was lost over time. Gods brought back this knowledge to mankind and it was written down in the Vedic scriptures, which form the basis of Ayurveda. We at the Ayurveda-Hotel Ödhof take this Ayurveda knowledge very seriously and try to provide our guests with as authentic Ayurveda as possible.