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Practical Ayurveda

Practical Ayurveda

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Practical Ayurveda Atreya
 Ayurvedic Ayurveda in Depth
I Benefits of AyurvedaII Introduction to Ayurveda in Depth1 Spiritual Aspect of Ayurveda1.1 Consciousness, Energy and God1.2 Prana, Vasanas and Mind1.3 Roots of Psychic Disturbances and Physical Ailments1.4 Health Lies in Self-Knowledge2 Prana in Ayurveda2.1 Ayurveda Is Based on Understanding of Prana2.2 Manifestations of Prana and Pranic Forces2.3 Prana in Ayurveda and the Chinese concept of Qi (Chi)2.4 Prana, Agni and Soma3 Constitution (dosha, humor, nature) in Ayurveda3.1 Constitutional Medicine3.2 The Three Humors: Vata, Pita and Kapha3.2.1 Vata, Pita and Kapha (humors): introduction3.2.2 Humors (dosha) and the 5 states of material existence3.2.3 Elements: More on Ether, Air, Fire, Water, Earth3.2.4 States of Matter, Dosha and Health3.3 Beginnings of the Vata-Pita-Kapha System3.4 Physical Constitution3.5 Physical Traits of Vata, Pitta and Kapha3.5.1 Vata body 3.5.2 Pitta body 3.5.3 Kapha body 3.6 Mental Constitution3.6.1 Vata Mentally 3.6.2 Pitta Mentally 3.6.3 Kapha Mentally 4 What Ayurvedic Constitutional Type Are You?5 Ayurvedic View of Disease Process in the Physical Body 5.1 Ayurvedic View on Disease Process: Introduction5.2 What Is Disease in the Ayurvedic View?5.3 Humors: House, Process and Imbalance5.3.1 Steps of disease process5.3.2 Vata imbalance5.3.3 Pita imbalance5.3.4 Kapha imbalance5.4 in Aurvedic View Disease Moves Trough the Body 5.4.1 Ayurvedic view on a "common cold"5.4.2 Immunity and Ojas5.4.3 Pathways of imbalanced humours5.4.4 Flow of food5.4.5 Food and Disease5.4.6 Ayurvedic Pancha karma / five actions method5.4.7 Agni: it Is All about Agni6 Therapeutic Action of Taste in Ayurveda6.1 Ayurveda and Taste: Introduction6.2 The Six Tastes in Ayurveda6.2.1 Taste and Western Society 6.2.2 Big-R or the Balanced Taste6.2.3 Six Tastes in Ayurveda
6.3 Qualities of Taste in Ayurvedic Healing 6.4 Effects of Taste on the Ayurvedic Humors6.5 Ayurvedic Effects of Tastes6.5.3 Physical Effects of tastes6.5.2 Tastes and their ayurvedic values6.5.3 Emotional Effects of Tastes7 Food and the Three Humors7.1 Food the Ayurvedic Way 7.2 Food as Medicine7.3 Food: Excerpts from the Caraka Samhita7.4 Digestion in Ayurveda8 Ayurvedic Herbs8.1 Ayurvedic Herbs: Introduction8.2 the Six Classifications of Ayurvedic Herbs8.3 Famous Ayurvedic Herbs8.3.1 AMLA, Amalaka [Emblica officinalis, Gaertn.)8.3.2 ASHWAGANDHA (Withania somnifera, Dunal)8.3.3 BIBHITAKI (Terminalia belerica, Gaertn)8.3.4 BRAHMI, Gota Kola (Hydrocytle asiatica, or8.3.5 GUDUCHI, Amrita (Tinispora cordifolia, Willd.)8.3.6 GUGGULU (Commiphora mukul, Hooker, stedor)8.3.7 HARITAKI (Terminalia chebula, Retz.)8.3.8 KUMARI, Aloe (Aloes barbadensis, Mill. Or Aloe vera, Linn.)8.3.9 KATUKI, Kutki (Picrorrhiza kurroa, Royle & Benth)8.3.10 LICORICE, Mulethi, Yastimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra, Linn.)8.3.11 MANJISTHA, Indian Madder (Rubia cordifolia, Linn.)8.3.12 NEEM, Nimba (Azadiracta indica, A. Juss.)8.3.13 PIPLLI, Long Pepper (Piper longum, linn.)8.3.14 SHATVATRI (Asparagus racemosus, Wild.)8.3.15 SHILAJIT, Silajatu, Mineral Pitch (Asphaltum)8.3.16 SUNTHI, Sonth, dry Ginger (Zungiber officinale, Rosc.)8.4 Famous Ayurvedic Formulas8.4.2 TRIPHALA GUGGULU FORMULA8.4.3 TRIKUTU FORMULA (Tryusana)8.5 Ayurvedic Herb Lists8.5.1 Herbs Alfabetically Sorted on Latin Name8.5.2 Herbs Alfabetically Sorted on Indian Name8.5.3 Herbs Alfabetically Sorted on English Name9 Ayurvedic Diagnosis9.1 Ayurvedic Diagnoses: Introduction9.2 Dosha (humor / constitution) and COLOUR 9.3 Tongue Diagnosis in Ayurveda9.3.1 Tongue Diagnosis in Ayurveda: Introduction9.3.2 Tongue Cleaning in Ayurveda9.3.2 Tongue Shows Your Ayurvedic Constitution9.3.3 Tongue Mirrors the Organs9.3.4 Vata, Pitta and Kapha Disturbances of the Tongue9.4 Ayurvedic Diagnosis: Other General Signs10 Ayurvedic Weight Loss and Beauty Care10.1 Ayurvedic Backgrounds for Beauty Care and Weight Loss10.1.1 True Beauty Is an Inner Phenomenon10.1.2 Harmony and Peace Increase Beauty 10.1.3 Good Digestion Increases Beauty 10.2 Ayurvedic Weight Loss10.2.1 Merits of Ayurvedic Approach to Weight Loss10.2.2 Simple Ayurvedic Steps to Loose Weight10.3 Ayurvedic Beauty Care10.3.1 Dhatus: Tissue Levels10.3.2 Ayurvedic beauty care revolves around your constitution10.3.3 Cleaniness and Beauty Care10.3.4 Antioxidants and Beauty Care10.3.5 Relaxation and Beauty Care
11 Pranic Healing on the Three Humors11.1 Ayurvedic Pranic Healing: Introduction11.2 Vata Pranic Healing Treatments11.2 Pitta Pranic Healing Treatments11.3 Kapha Healing Treatments11.5 Pranic Healing - Some Remarks12 Sexual Rejuvenation Methods12.1 Sexual Rejuvenation Methods: Introducton12.2 Sex and Ayurveda12.3 Sexual Insights for Women12.4 Sexual Insights for Men12.5 Sex and Ayurveda - Personal Insights13 Psychology, Meditation and Ayurveda13.1 Psychology, Meditation and Ayurveda - Introduction13.2 Ayurvedic Psychology 13.3 Meditation and Ayurveda14 Balancing the Humors14.1 Balancing the Humors - Introduction14.2 Balancing Vata14.3 Balancing Pitta14.4 Balancing Kapha14.5 Balancing Mixed Constitutions14.6 Diet Information for Balancing Humors14.6.1 Ayurvedic Diets - Introduction14.6.2 Antitoxic diet14.6.3 Humor Balancing Diets14.6.4 Vata Lowering Diet14.6.5 Pitta Lowering Diet14.6.6 Kapha Lowering DietGlossary Bibliography  Ayurvedic-Ayurveda: IllustrationsF001 Five Pranas: Prana, Udana, Samana, Apana and Vyana T001 Elements, Manifestation, Nature, Action and Dosha (Humor) T002 Qualities of the Six Tastes.F002 Vata Body TypeF003 Pita Body TypeF004 Kapha Body TypeF005 Houses f the Aurvedic Doshas (Humors)F006 Balanced tastes: the Big-R-BurgerF007 Three kind of tonguesF008 Three humors on the tongueF009 Organs on the tongueF016 General Cleansing (Pranic Healing Method)F017 Yogic Breathing CyclesF018 Harmonizing Samana PranaF019 Moving Vata to the ColonF020 Harmonizing Vyana PranaF021 Inhaling and Projecting Lunar PranaF022 Treating Apana Prana for Constipation

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