Mantra Chikitsa for Lifestyle Disorders: A Holistic Path to Wellness

In our fast-paced modern lives, lifestyle disorders such as diabetes, high cholesterol, stress, hypertension, hair fall, and dull skin have become increasingly prevalent. Mantra Chikitsa, an ancient holistic healing approach rooted in the power of mantras and mindfulness, offers a profound way to address and prevent these issues. By incorporating specific mantras and practices into your daily routine, you can bring about positive changes in your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore how Mantra Chikitsa can be applied to transform your life and overcome these common lifestyle concerns.

1. Diabetes: Diabetes is a metabolic disorder which is characterised by elevated blood sugar levels. Mantra Chikitsa encourages the use of specific mantras to promote mindful eating and healthy lifestyle choices. Before meals, silently repeat the mantra, “I nourish my body with love and awareness.” This practice helps you focus on eating mindfully, savoring each bite, and being conscious of portion sizes. Along with this, “Om Shanti” can be chanted daily to reduce stress, as stress management is crucial for diabetes control. Regularly practicing yoga and meditation can further enhance your ability to manage blood sugar levels.

2. Cholesterol: High cholesterol levels can lead to cardiovascular issues. Mantra Chikitsa recommends incorporating mantras that emphasize balance and moderation. Chanting “Om Hreem Hoom Namaha” while focusing on heart health can be beneficial. Alongside this, visualize a heart filled with light and vitality. A diet rich in fiber, such as whole grains and fruits, combined with the mantra practice, supports cholesterol management. As cholesterol levels begin to stabilize, you will feel a sense of inner balance and well-being.

3. Stress: Chronic stress takes a toll on both mental and physical health. Mantra Chikitsa is a powerful tool to combat stress and its harmful effects. Begin your day with the mantra “Om Namah Shivaya” to invoke a sense of peace and inner strength. Throughout the day, use “Om Shanti” to bring tranquility and reduce stress. Incorporate deep breathing exercises while chanting these mantras to calm the mind. Regular mantra meditation not only reduces stress but also enhances resilience to life’s challenges.

4. Hypertension: Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is often linked to stress and poor lifestyle choices. Mantra Chikitsa recommends “Om Aim Hreem Kleem Chamundaye Viche” for hypertension management. This mantra invokes the energy of balance and harmony. Regular practice, combined with mindful eating, can help regulate blood pressure. Additionally, visualize your blood vessels expanding and contracting smoothly, promoting healthy circulation. Maintaining a healthy weight through exercise and a balanced diet complements the mantra practice and supports blood pressure control.

5. Hair Fall: Hair fall can be distressing and is often related to stress and poor nutrition. Mantra Chikitsa focuses on boosting self-esteem and self-care. Chant “Om Shreem” to enhance self-confidence and self-love. Regular scalp massages with natural oils, while silently repeating this mantra, stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth. Maintain a diet rich in protein, visualize strong and healthy hair, and use mantras to cultivate a positive body image. Over time, you’ll notice a reduction in hair fall and improved hair quality.

6. Glowing Skin: Radiant and healthy skin is a reflection of inner well-being. Mantra Chikitsa emphasizes inner and outer beauty. Start your day with the mantra “Om Shring Hring Kleeng Mahalakshmyai Namaha” to invoke the goddess of beauty and prosperity. Combine this with affirmations like “I am beautiful inside and out.” Maintain a balanced diet and stay hydrated while regularly chanting these mantras. Additionally, practice natural skincare routines using mantra-charged products. The combination of inner confidence and external care will lead to glowing skin.

In conclusion, Mantra Chikitsa offers a holistic approach to managing lifestyle disorders by incorporating mantras and mindfulness into your daily life. Whether you’re dealing with diabetes, high cholesterol, stress, hypertension, hair fall, or a desire for glowing skin, these practices can transform your well-being. Consistency is key, so integrate these mantras into your daily routine and observe the positive changes in your health and overall quality of life. Remember that while Mantra Chikitsa can be a valuable complementary approach, it should not replace medical advice or treatment. Consult with healthcare professionals for specific health concerns.

Makar Sankranti – Impact on Health 


Colorful kites and snacks made up of sesame seeds, jaggery and peanuts, yes, it’s 14th January, Makar Sankranti. This festival is celebrated in the middle of winter. During this time bacterial and viral infections are very common. This is the beginning of harvest season in India. During this festival there is food that you can relish with a positive impact on your body. This is the time to protect your body from the cold wind and the changes in the environment. The food that we eat during this festival helps us to keep the body warm and energized. Preparations made from Sesame seeds, Dry Coconut, Groundnut and Jaggery are prepared during this festival which keeps our body warm.

Benefits of Makar Sankranti Food:

1. Sesame Seeds- Rich source of vitamin E and minerals like copper, Zinc and iron. Sesame seeds are also good for your bone health. Rich in antioxidants and improves immunity.

2. Groundnut – Rich in Omega 6, which supports cell function and provides lustre to the skin. It is also good for hair health.

3. Dry Coconut – It is good for your gut health; it is rich in fiber and helps to prevent skin infections during winter season.

4. Jaggery – Jaggery helps in lung detoxification, and it is also rich in iron and calcium. It helps in fighting infection and helps in curing cough and cold.

Yummy Til ka Ladoo

Ingredients : 

  • Roasted Sesame Seeds (1/2 cup)
  • Roasted and crushed Peanuts (1/4th cup) 
  • Roasted Desiccated Coconut ( 1/4th cup) 
  • Jaggery Syrup ( 1/2 cup + 4-5 tsp water) ( Use Organic Jaggery Powder) 
  • Green Cardamom Powder (1/4th tsp) 


Steps :

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and add jaggery syrup into it.
  • Add ¼ teaspoon green cardamom powder.
  • Mix the roasted mixture with the jaggery solution thoroughly.
  • When the mixture is still hot (tolerable), start making ladoos from it. 
  • Apply some oil in your palms to form the ladoos.
  • Once it gets cool, store in an air-tight container for a couple of weeks.

In Makar Sankranti  it is advisable to eat freshly harvested grains . As per Ayurveda one should eat Khichdi ( a preparation made from  pulses/ dal + Rice). Khichdi is very light to digest . As this is the time when the season is going to change, eating light and easy to digest food  is good for your health. It not only provides you essential nutrients but also keeps your gut healthy. You can use freshly harvested rice , lentils ( dal) , spices such as black pepper, ginger , cumin seeds etc. 

Wish you all A very Happy Makar Sankranti!