Yoga and Ayurveda: Self-Healing and Self-Realization

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Lotus Press, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 345 pages
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Yoga and Ayurveda together form a complete approach for optimal health, vitality and higher awareness. YOGA AND AYURVEDA reveals to us the secret powers of the body, breath, senses, mind and chakras. More importantly, it unfolds transformational methods to work on them through diet, herbs, asana, pranayama and meditation. This is the first book published in the West on these two extraordinary subjects and their interface. It has the power to change the lives of those who read and apply it.
  

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Review: Yoga and Ayurveda: Self-Healing and Self-Realization

User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

First few chapters were hard to read. I'm glad I stuck with it. There is a lot if useful information here that I'm sure I will refer back to sometimes. Read full review

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User Review  - Dedrick - Goodreads

This book probably accurately conveys the intricacies of the philosophies. However, I had a hard time with the content. It was a lot of description of systems that felt like it was meaningless to me ... Read full review

Contents

PART ONE
1
The Three Gunas and Mental Nature
27
The Paths of Yoga
51
PART TWO
65
Secrets of Yogic Alchemy
87
Harnessing the Inner Fire
105
Secrets of the Five Pranas
119
The Channel Systems of Mind and Prana
149
Methods of Pranayama
241
the Forgotten Limb of Yoga
261
The Person of Sound
273
Meditation and the Mind
285
The Vedic Connection
309
Endnotes
319
Sanskrit Glossary
321
Sanskrit Pronunciation Key
325

PART THREE
165
Similarities and Differences
167
Herbs for the Practice of Yoga
185
Yoga Postures for Health and Awareness
205
Bibliography English and Sanskrit
326
Index Resources
329
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Neti: Los secretos de sanacion de Yoga y Ayurveda es la presentacion mas completa y practica de como utilizar la vasija neti. En particular, el libro muestra el lugar de estas "terapias nasales" en las grandes tradiciones curativas de la India y su relevancia mas amplia para el tratamiento de enfermedades comunes." "El Dr. David Frawley es uno de los eruditos mas importantes de Ayurveda y las ciencias vedicas hoy en dia. He adquirido una vision personal de su gran trabajo y tengo gran respeto y admiracion por sus conocimientos y por la manera lucida en la que ha presentado la antigua sabiduria de los Vedas. Cualquier persona expuesta al trabajo del Dr. Frawley esta obligada, no solo a tener mas conocimiento sino tambien a ser mas sabio... El David Frawley es uno de los principales expertos de Ayurveda en el mundo occidental. Ha contribuido muchisimo a nuestro conocimiento del valor de Ayurveda." - Deepak Chopra, MD. El Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) es uno de los principales expertos del mundo en el campo de Yoga y Ayurveda. Es autor de muchos libros populares y libros de texto sobre estos temas durante los ultimos veinte anos. En este libro, el Dr. Frawley aporta su caudal de conocimientos y experiencia

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