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Yoga and Ayurveda : Self-healing and Self-realization - David Frawley

Yoga and Ayurveda

Self-healing and Self-realization

Paperback Published: 1st March 1999
ISBN: 9780914955818
Number Of Pages: 350

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Yoga and Ayurveda together form a complete approach for optimal health, vitality and higher awareness. YOGA AND AYURVEDA reveals to us the secret powers of the body, breath, senses, mind and chakras. More importantly, it unfolds transformational methods to work on them through diet, herbs, asana, pranayama and meditation. This is the first book published in the West on these two extraordinary subjects and their interface. It has the power to change the lives of those who read and apply it.

Background of Yoga and Ayurveda: Integral Vision of the Universe and the Individual Human Beingp. 1
Yoga and Ayurveda: The Sciences of Self-Realization and Self-Healingp. 3
Dharma and Tattva: The Universal Philosophy of Yoga and Ayurvedap. 9
The Three Gunas and Mental Naturep. 27
The Dance of the Doshas: Ayurvedic Constitution and Yogap. 37
The Paths of Yogap. 49
The Energetics of Yoga and Ayurveda: Secrets of Self-Transformationp. 65
The Soul and its Different Bodiesp. 67
Prana, Tejas and Ojas: Secrets of Yogic Alchemyp. 87
Agni Yoga: Harnessing the Inner Firep. 105
Secrets of the Five Pranasp. 119
Kundalini and the Chakras: Awakening the Subtle Bodyp. 135
The Nadis: The Channel Systems of Mind and Pranap. 149
The Practices of Yoga and Ayurveda: Techniques of Inner Transformationp. 165
Yogic and Ayurvedic Diets: Similarities and Differencesp. 167
Preparing Soma: Herbs for the Practice of Yogap. 185
Asana: Yoga Postures for Health and Awarenessp. 205
Methods of Pranayamap. 241
Pratyahara: the Forgotten Limb of Yogap. 261
Mantra Purusha: The Person of Soundp. 273
Meditation and the Mindp. 283
The Vedic Connectionp. 309
Endnotesp. 319
Sanskrit Glossaryp. 321
Sanskrit Pronunciation Keyp. 325
Bibliography, English and Sanskritp. 326
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ISBN: 9780914955818
ISBN-10: 0914955810
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 1st March 1999
Publisher: Lotus Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.43