Ayurveda has finally come of age. The frustrating and oft-contradicting reports of modern medicine, the rising cost of modern healthcare, the microscopic treatment of disease, and such factors have paved way for the re-surgence of Ayurveda in a big way. It not only enjoys liberal patronage of the Indian State but has also gained recognition by WHO and developed countries as Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Read this insightful document by Professor M. S. Valiathan on ayurveda, is resurgence and world-wide acceptance and how it is poised to grow in future. The history of traditional medicine, rise and fall and rise of ayurveda makes this document not only readable but thoroughly enjoyable.
Find the entire document at http://www.ias.ac.in/academy/dvdocs/ayurvis.pdf