Entry from US English dictionary
(In Ayurveda) denoting a class of foods that are fresh, juicy, light, nourishing, and tasty, and thus give necessary energy to the body and help achieve balance. Compare rajasic, tamasic.
- Ayurveda suggests sattvic food as the one which purifies the mind and satiates the body.
- In relation to diet, junk and processed food is tamasic, spicy food is rajasic and fresh vegetables are sattvic.
- Holistic living consists of eating sattvic food, conquering and channeling inner desires and following the instructions of the Supreme Lord.
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