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Secrets of the Pulse: The Ancient Art of Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis

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Secrets of the Pulse Resulting from the ancient Vedic traditions as taught to the author from guru to disciple, as well as his own clinical experiences and practice, this book shows the principles and application of Ayurvedic pulse diagnosis, which provides a method by which anyone can learn to read his or her own pulse. Full description
Paperback, 171 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Ayurvedic Press (first published January 1st 1996)
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Jul 31, 2012 John added it
If you are very curious about Āyurvedic pulse diagnostics, go for it. This could be the book for you. If you're a practitioner, you probably already have this on your shelf. But if you have only mild curiosity, find it at the library rather than buy it. It's probably too much for you in this case.

I went pretty fast through the more technical parts since I'm reading for general familiarity only. This gave me a casual first-time impression of the huge scope behind pulse diagnostics. According to L
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Ayurveda is the art of daily living in harmony with the laws of nature. Of the eight clinical limbs, Ayurveda considers the pulse to be the most important. Pulse is the subtle manifestation of universal consciousness pulsating through a person's constitution. The pulsation of blood through the body caries nutrients to the cellular level. There is a continuous flow of communication between cells known as intelligence. Pulse revels cellular intelligence through a person's constitution. Commonly us ...more
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An Indo-American Ayurvedic Physician, Vasant Lad brought a wealth of classroom and practical experience in Ayurveda to the United States. A native of India, he served for three years as Medical Director of the Ayurveda Hospital in Pune, India. He was Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Pune University College of Ayurvedic Medicine for 15 years. He holds a Bachelor’s of Ayurvedic Medicine and Sur ...more
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