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An Introduction to Ayurveda
... Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word, derived from two roots: ayur, which means life, and veda, knowledge. Knowledge arranged systematically with logic becomes science. During the due course of time, Ayurveda ...
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Factors that Affect Our Health
... Ayurveda is a way of healing and a way of life that always takes into consideration the whole person. According to the teachings of Ayurveda, every aspect of your life contributes to your overall heal...
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An Introduction to Panchakarma
... Ayurveda emphasizes preventative and healing therapies along with various methods of purification and rejuvenation. Ayurveda is more than a mere healing system, it is a science and an art of appropria...
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Ayurveda, Food and You
... Ayurveda is a natural system of medicine, using diet, herbs, cleansing and purification practices, yoga, astrology and gemstones to bring about healing.This article focuses on the dietary principles o...
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Incompatible Food Combinations (Virudha-ahar)
... Within the field of holistic health and nutrition there is a great deal of controversy about food combining. Even among the population at large there is growing concern about diet, and confusion over ...
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Selected Readings
... Classical Texts Bhishagratna, Kaviraj Kunjalal, editor-translator. Sushruta Samhita. 4th ea., 2 vole., Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: Varanasi, India, 1991. Murthy, K. R. Srikantha, translator. Sh...
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The Ancient Ayurvedic Writings
... The Great Three Caraka SamhitaSusruta SamhitaAstanga Hrdayam Samhita The Minor Three Sarngadhara SamhitaBhava Prakasa SamhitaMadhava Nidanam Samhita The Caraka Samhita is believed to date two to four...
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