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Panchakarma

at the Ayurveda Resort Mandira

In a world defined by stress and the pressure to achieve, we can easily neglect doing the things that are good for us. We forget to eat healthily, and neglect rest and exercise. Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment programmes offer a fresh start: your chance to detox, let go of baggage and experience lasting regeneration. Discover fresh vitality and renewed joie de vivre, and find your way back to harmony. Our Ayurveda Resort Mandira offers special services just for Panchakarma guests: a dedicated Panchakarma restaurant with dishes made to suit each individual’s specific needs as well as exclusive access to Ganesha’s Garden: This garden is where the energy of the five elements fortifies you for a new beginning. Relax in the teahouse with an Ayurvedic massage, meditate, or enjoy a cup of tea as you savour life in Ganesha’s presence.

In Holistic Ayurveda, Panchakarma treatments have been adapted to the circumstances of modern living, while remaining true to the Indian original. Tailor-made for your constitution, your goals and your requirements.

Everyone’s Journey is Unique!
Our Services and Packages are Tailored to Your Requirements
Everyone’s Journey is Unique!
Our Services and Packages are Tailored to Your Requirements
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WHAT IS PANCHAKARMA?

Panchakarma is an Ayurvedic cleansing and detox treatment that entails a range of methods to rid the body of waste products and toxins.

The queen of Ayurvedic treatments, Panchakarma targets both physical and spiritual wellbeing. Physical treatments are accompanied by Yoga and meditation to bring about quality of life improvements on every level.

Incidentally, Panchakarma means ‘five cleanses’, owing to the five steps involved in flushing out toxins.

Phases of a Panchakarma treatment

PANCHAKARMA: SEQUENCE AND PHASES

A Panchakarma treatment comprises three phases: pre-treatment, main treatment and aftercare.

Pre-treatment prepares the body for the coming elimination of toxins by using purgative fats. Gentle oil massages plus the daily ingestion of small quantities of clarified butter (ghee) aim to release accumulated toxins from the tissues. Even at this early stage, guests report feeling lighter, and complaints begin to improve.

The main treatment consists of various processes, such as nasal rinsing treatments (Nasya), heat therapy (Svedana) and, of course, the forehead oil treatment (Shirodhara), which remove toxins from the body. At this stage, healing and detoxification begin to take effect.

The aftercare phase is designed to strengthen and stabilise the body. Invigorating herbal teas, nutritious food and light exercise support regeneration.

Each stage of the therapy is accompanied by beneficial oil treatments, relaxing massages and a special detox diet – the Panchakarma diet, specially developed for the Holistic Ayurveda treatment programme.

SPECIAL DEEP CLEANSING TREATMENTS

Panchakarma treatment programmes aim to provide more than just superficial wellness. They offer an effective detox that penetrates even deep tissue. This cleanses not only the body, but mind and spirit as well. Treatments are based on ancient Ayurvedic medicine and are individually selected to suit your constitutional type.

Our Holistic Ayurveda concept combines tried and tested Ayurvedic healing methods with European habits and preferences. At the Ayurveda Resort Mandira, classic Panchakarma treatments include:

  • Full-body flowing oil treatment (Pizzichilli)

  • Forehead oil treatment (Shirodhara)

  • Warm herbal compress massage (Jambira Pinda Sveda)

  • Boiled water-based drinking treatment

  • Salt and oil scrub to release stressful energy (Upana)

Gut cleansing relieves the digestive tract: Most of our immune system is located in the gut and the condition of our digestive tract can even affect our psychological wellbeing. A gut detox is an essential element in a Holistic Ayurveda Panchakarma treatment programme because a healthy gut forms the basis for holistic health and wellbeing.

SPECIAL DEEP CLEANSING TREATMENTS

Panchakarma treatment programmes aim to provide more than just superficial wellness. They offer an effective detox that penetrates even deep tissue. This cleanses not only the body, but mind and spirit as well. Treatments are based on ancient Ayurvedic medicine and are individually selected to suit your constitutional type.

Our Holistic Ayurveda concept combines tried and tested Ayurvedic healing methods with European habits and preferences. At the Ayurveda Resort Mandira, classic Panchakarma treatments include:

  • Full-body flowing oil treatment (Pizzichilli)

  • Forehead oil treatment (Shirodhara)

  • Warm herbal compress massage (Jambira Pinda Sveda)

  • Boiled water-based drinking treatment

  • Salt and oil scrub to release stressful energy (Upana)

Gut cleansing relieves the digestive tract: Most of our immune system is located in the gut and the condition of our digestive tract can even affect our psychological wellbeing. A gut detox is an essential element in a Holistic Ayurveda Panchakarma treatment programme because a healthy gut forms the basis for holistic health and wellbeing.

The all-round effect of a Holistic Ayurveda Panchakarma treatment programme

Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment programmes work holistically, affecting mind, body and soul. Harmful toxins (Ama), environmental pollutants and negative emotions place a strain on the body and inhibit precious vital energies. The deep cleansing achieved through Panchakarma releases blockages and restores natural balance.

As a result, physical performance and strength increase, and you feel more balanced and at peace with yourself. The programme has also proven highly effective in the prevention of illness and the treatment of chronic complaints.

Panchakarma is an essential part of the Ayurvedic science of preserving and promoting health and is frequently applied as a preventive measure. It translates as ‘five actions’ (Pancha = five; Karma = action), in reference to the treatments involved in holistic detoxification.

The longer the programme, the more thorough the detoxification process and the longer its effects will last. A 21-day programme allows behavioural changes to be firmly established.

It can be similar to a retreat, where you go deep inside yourself and listen to your inner voice. Panchakarma helps to give your body, mind and senses the space to detox and regenerate. Just like a home needs spring cleaning and a car needs servicing, people also need a yearly reset. Doing this also lays the foundation for a strong immune system and increased resilience.

During the first few days of the programme, you drink warm medicinal ghee (clarified butter). Ghee can penetrate deep into the tissues, where it liquefies toxins and diverts them to the organs of the excretory system.

‘Detoxing’ is a term that refers to holistic measures to help the body excrete accumulated toxins and harmful metabolic waste. Holistic Ayurveda treatments – massages, exfoliations, herbal compresses, flowing oil treatments, etc. – are performed with heat and oils that also help to flush out unwanted material from the body.

The Mandira also offers milder forms of detoxification through our range of Holistic Ayurveda Detox programmes. These treatments replace ghee with a herbal tonic made of bitter herbs from the Alps. The tonic mainly targets the gastrointestinal tract.

To optimise detoxification and ensure long-lasting effects, you should significantly reduce or avoid active sport, socialising, media consumption and working during the treatment programme. Current research also shows that environmental factors such as exposure to strong sunlight, wind, wet weather and heat can undermine the effects of the programme. Your body and mind should rest and be protected from strain – the programme will demand quite a bit of physical and mental energy.

The forehead treatment with flowing oil is proven to counteract mental unease and calm the Vata Dosha. Oils prepared with special herbs are applied in various ways depending on an individual’s physical constitutional type and specific imbalances. The oils and treatment techniques also help to rid the body of toxins and metabolic waste.

Gentle transitions are important to give the body time to let go before the start and to recover once the treatment programme has finished. When the demanding cleansing process is complete, the body and mind require some time to regain their strength and stabilise. Too abrupt a transition would prove overwhelming.

Detoxification is a rigorous process that really stretches you, both physically and mentally. Everyone’s constitution is different, so the effects vary from person to person. Potential symptoms include severe headaches, tiredness, body aches and pains, nausea, skin irritation, and constipation or diarrhoea. They may also include emotional conditions such as sadness and anxiety. However, these symptoms should be short-lived and normally disappear after the day of purging.

Yes. Because this is about deep cleansing and targeting stress, the resulting regeneration should last a long time. Many people experience a new vitality and zest for life and find a more harmonious lifestyle that offers quality of life on all levels: blockages dissolve, balance is restored, and performance, strength and resilience increase. Panchakarma can also help to prevent illness, boost the immune system and be highly effective in dealing with chronic complaints.

PANCHAKARMA PROGRAMMES AT THE AYURVEDA RESORT MANDIRA: RATES, TREATMENTS AND DURATION
When is a Panchakarma treatment programme worthwhile?

Harmful substances and toxins that have accumulated in the body can cause a number of acute and chronic complaints, while emotional baggage, stress and unresolved conflict are known to have a damaging effect on both body and mind. Amazing results are possible with internal and external detoxification.

A treatment programme is recommended for anyone who wants revived vitality and relaxation, or just to feel good. Profound cleansing can have a rejuvenating effect, leaving guests feeling refreshed and energised. A Panchakarma treatment is also highly effective in preventing illness. Undergoing one treatment per year is ideal for sustained prevention.

THE AYURVEDIC PANCHAKARMA TREATMENT PROGRAMME IS A NATURAL SUPERWEAPON THAT:
  • Treats metabolic issues
  • Helps you lose weight safely
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Relieves chronic pain
  • Strengthens your inner peace so you can feel ‘yourself’ again
  • Prevents burnout
  • Provides emotional cleansing
  • Prevents illnesses, particularly lifestyle diseases
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Rejuvenated and Refreshed After an Ayurvedic Detox

A Panchakarma treatment programme at the Ayurveda Resort Mandira provides a physical and mental detox, and relaxation on every level of being. Ancient Ayurvedic healing methods teach you to shed baggage and tune into your body and its needs. Enjoy your new-found freshness and vitality and start your new life with a spring in your step.

Wellness Infrastructure & Sauna Facilities
Thermal Spa meets Ayurveda

The hot thermal springs in the Bad Waltersdorf area, itself a thermal spa region, are particularly rich in minerals and trace elements. At the Mandira, we uniquely combine Ayurvedic therapy with healing thermal waters. Our Ayurvedic experts can advise you on how best to incorporate the healing waters into your detox programme.

Exclusive: Ganesha’s Ayurveda Garden

As a Panchakarma programme guest, you will enjoy very special benefits at the Ayurveda Resort Mandira: Guests have exclusive access to Ganesha’s Garden with teahouse and massage temple. Here, the five elements unite to create a particularly harmonising energy. A microcosm where you can find new balance and inner peace. Also included is access to the Ganesha’s Spirit relaxation room.

Ganeshas Garden
Ayurvedic Cuisine - Panchakarma
Panchakarma Nutrition

During your Panchakarma treatment, you will receive a specially adapted Panchakarma nutrition plan at our own Panchakarma treatment restaurant: the optimal diet to support your deep cleanse and to flush out toxins. We use Indian and native herbs, as well as regionally sourced products, combined to make healthy, Dosha-supporting Panchakarma dishes that supply revitalising and restorative nutrients.

Holistic Ayurveda

It starts with an idea and ends with a destination. But the journey is different for everyone. Holistic Ayurveda is based on 8 pillars for a holistically healthy, balanced life. The synergy of Ayurveda and Naturopathy, as well as the best of two worlds – India and Europe – enable innovative methods for prevention and therapy. Tailor-made for your needs and sustainable once your stay with us is over.

Holistic Ayurveda
Yoga
Yoga and Meditation

Our minds are freed, enabling us to focus on goals, dreams and projects. By practising Yoga and meditation, you can help to ease your mental and physical tension. Less tension also means that we can focus more on what is important in life, embrace it with greater ease and build up new resilience.

Hospitality meets Ayurveda: Panchakarma treatment programmes in Austria

An Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment programme in Austria combines the traditional Indian art of healing with charming Austrian hospitality. Styria’s peaceful hill country provides the perfect backdrop for holistic healing with an Ayurvedic detox.

The region of Bad Waltersdorf is dotted with idyllic vineyards and hot thermal springs rich in minerals and trace elements. At the Mandira, we uniquely combine Ayurvedic therapy with healing thermal waters. Our Ayurvedic experts can advise you on how best to incorporate the healing waters into your detox programme.