Shirodhara vs Shirodara

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Google worldwide returns 4.170 results (13%) for “shirodara” but clear winner is “shirodhara” with 19.000 results (87%). If we look at India the situation is perfectly clear: “shirodara’” returns just 358 results (0.5%) while “shirodhara” gets whopping 62.000 results (99.5%). Germany is bit confused on this, 12.800 (22%) for “shirodara” vs 47.000 (78%) for ”shirodhara”, and here in Indonesia we find a situation contrary to the world trend: 3.900 results (79.6%) for “shirodara” but only 1.000 (20.4%) for the version “shirodhara”.

Wiki of course sticks to “shirodhara”: Shirodhara is a form of Ayurveda medicine that involves gently pouring liquids over the forehead (the ‘third eye’). It was developed by practitioners of Ayurveda in India for use in restorative therapy. The name comes from the Sanskrit words shiras ‘head’ and dhara ‘flow’. The liquids used in shirodhara depend on what is being treated, but can include oil, milk, buttermilk, coconut water, or even plain water.

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