In his Ayurvedic Studies Program, Vasant Lad teaches Ayurveda as a science of moment-to-moment living. Each lecture that he gives flows from his own heart in a river of healing wisdom. This textbook conveys the philosophical and fundamental principles of Ayurveda in a dynamic and inspirational way, providing a detailed foundation upon which to pursue deeper knowledge.
A Comprehensive Resource for the Understanding & Practice of Traditional Indian Medicine
Author: Hans H. Rhyner
Pubpsher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Category: Health & Fitness
A comprehensive resource by one of the world's most respected Ayurveda experts Ayurveda is the art of good life and gentle healing. It is a holistic system of medicine that includes prevention, psychology, diet, and treatment. Join Hans H. Rhyner, a leading authority on Ayurveda, as he explores the principles, therapies, and collected knowledge of this powerful approach to health and wellbeing, including: Anatomical Aspects (Rachana Sharira) Evolutionary Physiology (Kriya Sharira) Constitution (Prakruti) Pathology (Samprapti) Diagnostics (Nidana) Pharmacology (Dravya Guna) Treatment Strategies (Chikitsa) Nutritional Sciences (Annavijnana) Preventative Medicine (Swasthavritta) Quintet of Therapeutics (Panchakarma) Clinical Applications Filled with natural treatment suggestions and herbal remedies for dozens of conditions, Llewellyn's Complete Book of Ayurveda provides detailed explanations of the most important topics in the field, such as: The Legend of Ayurveda Creation and Evolution (Sankhya) Logic and Analysis (Nyaya-Vaisheshika) Yoga The Channel System (Srota) Vital Points (Marma) Seven Basic Tissues (Sapta Dhatus) Biological Fire (Agni) Toxic Wastes (Ama) Somatic Constitution Psychic Constitution Causes of Disease (Nidana) Six Stages of Pathogenesis (Kriya Kala) Observation and Examination Principles of Treatment Acupuncture and Moxibustion Eight Considerations on Food Diet for Your Constitution Kitchen Pharmacy Daily Healthy Habits (Dinacarya) Rules for Different Seasons (Rutacarya) Ethical Life (Sadvritta) Purificatory Treatments (Pradhanakarma) Dietetics (Pascat Karma) Ethics Spirituality in Psychotherapy (Vedanta) Ayurveda Surgery Ayurveda Psychiatry Vastu-Vedic Geomancy Medical Astrology And Much More
The present publication, `Essentials of Ayurveda`, is significant in the sense that it contains the essence of all the sixteen specialities of Ayurveda by which one could get working knowledge of Ayurveda as a whole. The book, in a sense, is the first representative work of the present age composed in traditional scholarly style. The English translation by the author himself has enhanced its value for the readers. The present work will prove useful not only for teachers and students but also for all those who want to be acquainted with principles and practice of Ayurveda easily.
The textbook of the Padārtha Vijnāna and History of Āyurveda is an asset for the first year BAMS scholars as it brings to light the fundamentals of Āyurveda in a simple and easy to understand manner. The subject of Padārtha Vijnāna and History of Āyurveda is considered as the toughest subject for the scholars as proved by the results of the examinations conducted by various universities across India. So, this book becomes essential for the BAMS scholar as by reading this one book, the scholar can easily pass the BAMS first year ‘Padārtha Vijnāna and History of Āyurveda’ exam bearing 200 marks. This book is based on the current syllabus for the Padārtha Vijnāna and History of Āyurveda and covers all the topics in a lucid manner with brevity of words. This is probably the first book of its kind which has been specially designed for the scholars who find it very difficult to crack the exam in this subject. The language used is free from grammatical errors and is best suited for all categories of Āyurveda scholars. The unique scientific description of the Pramāna, Pancamahābhoota et al are forte of this book.
Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India, teaches that food plays an essential part in one's health and sense of well-being. Here is an authentic guide of the Ayurvedic approach to food and tasty vegetarian cooking. The recipes are formulated using herbs and spices to help balance the constitution of each person. The effects of the foods on individual constitution is included with every recipe together with the medicinal properties of many of the foods. This is a cookbook and much more. Included in this book are chapters on: the principles of Ayurveda and individual constitution; maintaining one's health, digestion and constitutional balance; the importance of proper food combining for optimal well-being; setting up an Ayurvedic kitchen and planning menus inclusive of every member of your family and more than 100 recipes of delicious Ayurvedic cuisine. These important sections include even more benefits from Ayurveda: nearly 300 simple remedies for everything from the common cold and skin problems to stabilizing blood sugar in diabetics, all using familiar household herbs, fruits and vegetables! A chart for determining your individual constitution. Comprehensive food guidelines for basic constitutional types. A listing of the qualities of foods and their affects on the doshas.
This sample provides glimpses of the book “A Textbook of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology for Ayurveda Students”, to give an idea of the contents and information contained in the book, to the readers. The book is slated to release shortly. For further queries about the book, you may contact the publishers at [email protected] or visit www.apcbooks.co.in.
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