The Complete Illustrated Guide to Ayurveda: The Ancient Indian Healing Tradition

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Element, 1997 - Medical - 192 pages
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Ayurveda is a complete system of well-being for body, mind and spirit which has been practised in India for over 3,000 years. More and more people in the West are turning to its unique blend of yoga, meditation, herbal medicine and dietary advice to stay healthy. This comprehensive and practical guide to the ancient Indian medical system, made popular in recent years by Deepak Chopra, is indispensable to anyone concerned with their well-being. Lavishly illustrated throughout, it covers Ayurveda, the science of life; how the ancient system works and its current applications; the five elements and the Tridosha theory; eating for perfect balance; the process of disease, its diagnosis, treatment, and prevention; meditation and yoga; and Ayurveda in the Western world.

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Authored by two experienced Ayurvedic practitioners, this guide offers lavish illustrations and easy-to-follow explanations. A good introductory title for consumer collections. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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What is Ayurveda?
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How Does it Work?
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