Prakriti Your Ayurvedic Constitution

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., Jan 1, 1996 - Medicine, Ayurvedic - 207 pages
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This book is based on Ayurveda, the ancient healing science of India, by a Westerner first ever to obtain a degree in Ayurveda. It is meant to reintroduce modern man to Walking With Naked Feet through life to come back into contact with Nature. Although centuries old the concept of individual constitution is a new concept for the modern mind, a new way for all of us to understand out `relationship` with nature.
  

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Easy to read, comprehensive book. - Goodreads
A very interesting introduction to Ayurveda. - Goodreads
A short overview of ayurveda. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Melanie Deal - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book, as it broke down things in a very easy-to-understand way. I definitely use this book a lot to help me with figuring out what I should be eating and how I should be moving ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark Johnson - Goodreads

Can't say I'd recommend this to anyone. As far as I can tell Ayurveda is mostly quackery with a little bit of useful herbalism mixed in. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter One The Doshas and Taste
13
Chapter Two Constitutional Characteristics
35
Chapter Three Food
57
Chapter Four Nutrition
81
Chapter Five Routine
99
Washing
101
Meditation
102
Chapter Seven Disease
143
Rheumatic Disease
146
Management of Arthritis
149
Exacerbation
150
Remission
153
Cancer
155
Consumption
157
Chapter Eight Rejuvenation
161

Massage
103
Exercise
105
Lifestyle
112
Employment
113
Pets
115
Surroundings
117
Sleep
118
Chapter Six Balance
123
Indigestion
125
Ayurvedic Treatment
129
Elimination of Ama
130
Balancing the Doshas
136
Mental Medication
138
Yukti
141
Virilization
162
Rasayana
166
Metals and Minerals
170
Makaradhwaja
173
Other Rasayanas
175
Seasons
176
Chapter Nine Beyond Ayurveda
181
Sacrifice
183
Kundalini
185
Darkness and Light
187
Tarpana
188
Conclusion
190
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