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Ayurvedic Healing: A Comprehensive Guide
Ayurvedic Healing presents the Ayurvedic treatment of common diseases, covering over eighty different ailments from the common cold to cancer. It provides a full range of treatment methods including diet, herbs, oils, gems, mantra and meditation. The book also shows the appropriate life-style practices and daily health considerations for your unique mind-body type both as...more
Paperback, 468 pages
Published November 13th 2000 by Lotus Press (WI)
(first published 1990)
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Apr 07, 2010 Bri rated it 4 of 5 stars
Excellent introduction to the science/art of Ayurveda. This was given to me as a birthday present by my best friend a couple of years ago and it really changed and improved my physical health. Critics and cynics will dismiss Ayurveda because it is an ancient science of health, body and spirit ranging from super practical advice to more "woo woo" stuff like astrological and past life considerations. However, after reading this book, figuring out my basic dosha set up, and then following some of t...more
David Frawley (or Vāmadeva Śāstrī वामदेव शास्त्री), b. 1950, is an American Hindu teacher (acharya) and author, who has written more than thirty books on topics such as the Vedas, Hinduism, Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedic astrology, published both in India and in the United States. He is the founder and director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which offers educational...moreMore about David Frawley...