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Rig Veda 7.46.2
Come willingly to our doors that gladly welcome thee, and heal all sickness, Rudra, in our families.
Rig Veda 10.97.15
Let fruitful plants, and fruitless, those that blossom, and blossomless, urged onward by Brhaspati, release us from our pain...
Atharva-Veda 3.11.7
To old age I make thee over, onto old age I urge thee; may a happy old age guide thee! Away shall go the other deaths, of...
Atharva-Veda 3.31.4
Heaven and earth here go apart; the paths go in every direction. I free thee from all evil and disease, (and) unite thee...
Atharva-Veda 8.7.1-2
The plants that are brown, and those that are white; the red ones and the speckled ones; the sable and the black plants, all...
Chandogya Upanishad 7.26
There is this verse, "He who sees this, does not see death, nor illness, nor pain; he who sees this, sees everything, and...
Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 3.9.26
That Self (atman) is to be described by No, no! He is incomprehensible, for he cannot be (is not) comprehended; he is...
Mundaka Upanishad 3.1.1-3
Two birds, inseparable friends, cling to the same tree. One of them eats the sweet fruit, the other looks on without eating....
Mahabharata 12.XXVIII
The evils of life, O king, overtake one in early or middle or old age. They can never he avoided, while those (sources of...
Bhagavad-Gita 2.14-15
Lord Krishna: Contact with matter make us feel heat and cold, pleasure and pain. Arjuna, you must learn to endure fleeting...
Bhagavad-Gita 2.38
Lord Krishna: Impartial to joy and suffering, gain and loss, victory and defeat, arm yourself for the battle, lest you fall...
Bhagavad-Gita 6.07
Lord Krishna: The higher self of a tranquil man whose higher self is mastered is perfectly poised in cold or heat, joy and...
Bhavagad-Gita 14.24-25
Lord Krishna: Self-reliant, impartial to suffering and joy, to clay, stone, or gold, the resolute man is the same to foe and...
Charaka Samhita 1.41
That (science) is designated as Ayurveda where advantageous and disadvantageous as well as happy and unhappy (states of)...

Hinduism

Hinduism on Health and Illness

Hinduism is an Indian religion encompassing diverse ritualistic Vedic traditions stressing the importance of karma and societal norms. The vast field of Hindu scriptures includes the Vedas, Brahmanas, Aranyakas, Upanishads, Puranas, and the epics known as the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, the latter of which contains the important Bhagavad Gīta. Hinduism is roughly divided into four major sects: Vaishnavism (devotion to Vishnu), Shaivism (devotion of Shiva), Shaktism (devotion to Shakti), and Smartism (nonsectarian devotion to Brahman). As the world's third largest religion, Hinduism has almost one billion followers, 90 percent of whom live in India. Hinduism is deeply ingrained in Indian society. The religiously based caste system is illegal but remains widely socially enforced. Calls for the recognition of India as a specifically Hindu nation have increased, and Hindu groups often seek to maintain the tradition's cultural hegemony.