AyurVeda and the Mind

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This book explores how to heal our minds on all levels to create wholeness.

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Overview

This book explores how to heal our minds on all levels to create wholeness.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780914955368
  • Publisher: Lotus Press WI
  • Publication date: 3/28/1997
  • Pages: 358
  • Sales rank: 373,254
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.69 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pt. I Ayurvedic Psychology: Yogic Mind-Body Medicine 1
1 A New Journey into Consciousness 3
2 Ayurvedic Constitutional Types: The Biological Humors of Vata, Pitta and Kapha 11
3 The Three Gunas: How to Balance Your Consciousness 29
4 The Nature of the Mind 43
5 The Five Elements and the Mind 59
Pt. II The Energetics of Consciousness 73
6 Conditioned Consciousness: The Greater Mental Field 75
7 Intelligence: The Power of Perception 93
8 The Outer Mind: The Field of the Senses 109
9 Ego and Self: The Quest for Identity 125
Pt. III Ayurvedic Therapies for the Mind 147
10 Ayurvedic Counseling and Behavioral Modification 149
11 The Cycle of Nutrition for the Mind: The Role of Impressions 169
12 Outer Treatment Modalities: Diet, Herbs, Message and Pancha Karma 187
13 Subtle Therapies: Colors, Gems and Aromas 205
14 The Healing Power of Mantra 223
Pt. IV Spiritual Applications: Yoga and Ayurvedic Psychology 241
15 Spiritual Therapies 243
16 The Eightfold Method of Yoga I: Outer Practices 259
17 The Eightfold Method of Yoga II: Inner Practices 279
App. 1: Tables 307
App. 2: Footnotes 319
Index 339
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2000

    A book of great wisdom and insight!

    I cannot recommend this book enough. It offers the best introduction to Vedic ideas on consciousness and health. It is also a great book for those who wish to explore spirituality on their own.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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