Yoga and AyurVeda; Self-Healing and Self-Realization

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Yoga & Ayurveda together form a complete approach for optimal health, vitality and higher awareness.

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Yoga & Ayurveda together form a complete approach for optimal health, vitality and higher awareness.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780914955818
  • Publisher: Lotus Press WI
  • Publication date: 7/28/1999
  • Pages: 350
  • Sales rank: 165,886
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 8.66 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Part 1 Background of Yoga and Ayurveda: Integral Vision of the Universe and the Individual Human Being 1
1. Yoga and Ayurveda: The Sciences of Self-Realization and Self-Healing 3
2. Dharma and Tattva: The Universal Philosophy of Yoga and Ayurveda 9
3. The Three Gunas and Mental Nature 27
4. The Dance of the Doshas: Ayurvedic Constitution and Yoga 37
5. The Paths of Yoga 49
Part 2 The Energetics of Yoga and Ayurveda: Secrets of Self-Transformation 65
6. The Soul and its Different Bodies 67
7. Prana, Tejas and Ojas: Secrets of Yogic Alchemy 87
8. Agni Yoga: Harnessing the Inner Fire 105
9. Secrets of the Five Pranas 119
10. Kundalini and the Chakras: Awakening the Subtle Body 135
11. The Nadis: The Channel Systems of Mind and Prana 149
Part 3 The Practices of Yoga and Ayurveda: Techniques of Inner Transformation 165
12. Yogic and Ayurvedic Diets: Similarities and Differences 167
13. Preparing Soma: Herbs for the Practice of Yoga 185
14. Asana: Yoga Postures for Health and Awareness 205
15. Methods of Pranayama 241
16. Pratyahara: the Forgotten Limb of Yoga 261
17. Mantra Purusha: The Person of Sound 273
18. Meditation and the Mind 283
Appendices
1. The Vedic Connection 309
2. Endnotes 319
3. Sanskrit Glossary 321
4. Sanskrit Pronunciation Key 325
5. Bibliography, English and Sanskrit 326
Index
Resources
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  • Posted December 8, 2012

    A good resource for a one-stop read on yoga and Ayurveda.

    A good resource for a one-stop read on yoga and Ayurveda.

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  • Posted April 25, 2012

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    Ediciones Ayurveda presents a very good translation and editing

    Ediciones Ayurveda presents a very good translation and editing for this book into Spanish. I recommend it very much !

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