Ayurveda: The Science of Self-healing: a Practical Guide I have implemented various methodologies prescribed by Dr. Vasant Lad for different disorders and. Dr. Vasant Lad introduces the ancient medical science of Ayurveda. This book is a MUST for anyone looking for a brief overview of what Ayurveda is, its long. n the West, the term diagnosis generally refers to identification of the disease after it has manifested. However, in Ayurveda, the concept _of diagnosis implies a.
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Jan 26, Laura Zurowski rated it liked it Shelves: I would recommend this text only after gaining some introductory knowledge or experience with Ayurveda.
A few months back, after consulting with an Ayurvedic doctor in my city for dietary advice to combat seasonal affective disorder, I read Eat-Taste-Heal: That book, combined with information provided by the doctor, helped set the stage for getting the most out of this text and moving my understanding o I would recommend this text only after gaining some introductory knowledge or experience with Ayurveda. That book, combined with information provided by the doctor, helped set the stage for getting the most out of this text and moving my understanding of Ayurveda forward.
It’s not that The Science of Self-Healing is an advanced-level medical book, but for those of us only familiar with western-style medicine, some of the concepts and practices may seem alien, confusing, and vague. However, it’s worth the effort to work through the material and develop an understanding as this 4, year old science can provide great assistance in preserving your physical health and quality of life.
By consulting with an experienced doctor who investigates beyond what your physical body currently looks like and general personality traits, you will gain a greater understanding of what you need to sustain well-being through your dietary choices.
Nov 20, Sara Alaee rated it really liked it Shelves: Ayurveda illuminates the basic laws governing life on earth. To understand it is to understand the forces that engender our well-being.
It is an ancient system of wisdom that encompasses the vast horizon where human consciousness merges into Cosmic Consciousness.
This brief introductory book attempts to introduce readers to bg life science in an understandable manner. However, with many raised questions still unanswered I hope for a more comprehensive book. Any recommendations would be appreci Ayurveda illuminates the basic laws governing life on earth.
Any recommendations would be appreciated! View all 4 comments. Feb 14, David added it Shelves: This was such a quick and enaging book that gives an overview of ayurveda and practical tips for improving health and consciousness. It has wonderful charts and clear explanations of ayurvedic health techniques, like nasal massage, diet recommendations, finding your own constitution, and simple yoga postures.
All of this with a basic explanation of the philosophy behind ayurveda “The Science dr.asant Daily Life”.
Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing
If you are at all curious to BEGIN learning about ayurveda I found this to be so enrichi This was such a quick and enaging book that gives an overview of ayurveda and practical tips for improving health and consciousness. If you are at all curious to BEGIN learning about ayurveda I found this to be so enriching, ecience pages many being charts and pictures how could you turn it down? Apr 11, Vaishali rated it it was amazing Shelves: The primer for basic principles of ayurveda.
Apr 27, Gina rated it did not like it. It’s tempting to just write “hogwash” and be done with it, but I don’t want to be that disrespectful either to another culture or to someone who based on his acknowledgments seems like a really nice guy. That being said, I started having concerns early on with the different body types when there seemed to be so much preference given to one type. Usually they all have their strengths and weaknesses, but this felt lop-sided and maybe a little racist.
Other things didn’t sit right, but then the next It’s tempting to just write “hogwash” and be done with it, but I don’t want to be that disrespectful either to another culture or to someone who based on his acknowledgments seems like a really nice guy. Other things didn’t sit right, but dr.vaasant the next big alarm was therapeutic vomiting.
After that, when I questions onions alleviating severe epileptic seizures, zodiac influence on organs, and the curative properties of gemstones, then it didn’t mean that much ot – I was already checked out. I was never going to support something that encourages a life free of attachment anyway.
That being said, Scienve was amused to read that garlic is sexually stimulating and should be avoided by celibate people. Perhaps that is what gives Italians their reputation.
Dec 10, Abhishek Kandoi rated it really liked it Shelves: This book has description of many eye opening mechanisms to become healthy. The acceptance of different body-types ie. Yet another mechanism that made a lot of sense to me was the accumulation of toxins on eating junk and unhealthy food, and the di This book has description of many eye opening mechanisms to become healthy.
Yet another mechanism that made a lot of sense to me was the accumulation of toxins on eating junk and unhealthy food, and tne different ways in which I could counter it. Since the content described in this book was originally mastered during a time when there was little incentive to con people, the book seems to contain a great amount of truthful advice. Jan 30, Jason Prasad rated it it was amazing. I’ve been practicing yoga’s sister ayurveda for a few months now and am absolutely loving it!
Finding out that I’m kapha dominant has made a massive difference to my energy levels, digestion, yoga. It’s been great to know that many of the things I’ve learned to do intuitively has already been laid out in ayurveda, and it’s as if d.rvasant already understood and done the rest of my homework for me! I’ve been learning through sharing articles sciencf guidance by friends. Read this book this week, it w I’ve been practicing yoga’s sister ayurveda for a few months now and oad absolutely loving it!
Read this book tbe week, it was a great introduction. Easy read and great to have handy for easy reference.
Feb 28, Jule rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a great introduction in case you want to learn about ayurveda without prior experience. It is a concise read that outlines the major concepts and principles of vedic science. When i get sick, have some kind of health issue or am looking for advice on lifestyle more generally i like to search the index and table of contents and start from there. I always find this book very insightful and have it at hand.
Jan 25, Debra Brunk rated it it was ok. However, I felt like this book ‘dumped’ a bunch of terms and I was left floundering trying to put all the information together in a logical way.
If you’re just getting started in this area, I would try to find another book that takes the time to go into some of the history and details.
Jun 10, Andrew rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Excellent, goes well beyond the simple lists of balancing foods for each dosha, but explains the theory behind them. Branches out into appropriate asanas, waking practices, eating patterns and delves somewhat into more advanced learning. Jan 08, Shala rated it really liked it.
For me it was a quick read. His methods of delivery was very clear. Feb 06, Chanti rated it liked it Shelves: Still, one can never have too many Ayruvedic texts: Aug 05, Scott rated it liked it. Informative intro to the subject. Esp liked the section that addresses understanding from a western perspective. Gave me lots of ideas of practical stuff to incorporate into my daily life.
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Apr 23, Aurore Henze rated it really liked it Shelves: A very simple Ayurvedic book- too simple in my opinion, but it gives a very good understanding about the meridians and diagnostics such as urine, tongue and pulse diagnosis. Aug 22, Natalia rated it it was amazing. I definitely recommend it to someone that’s looking for an introduction of Ayurveda. It was really interesting to me. Feb 04, Robin rated it liked it Shelves: This book conveys what I see as a very classical version of the Ayurvedic science.
While I am sure that the practices outlined in the book have been helpful to people over the centuries, I think some of them would be hard to transfer to the lives of most Americans. There is definitely dr.vasajt wisdom to the Ayurvedic system, but our fast paced American life and the practices of our culture would make it hard to faithfully adhere to the Ayurvedic practices.
It would ayurved a complete shift in lifestyle This book conveys what I see as a very classical version of the Ayurvedic science.
It would mean a complete shift in lifestyle. We are all different and therefore a generalized prescription of how to take care our YOUR body may not be effective. Apr 28, Christina Wiseman rated it liked it. The author tried, but too often went down tangent paths difficult for me to follow and remember.
May 30, Hannah Henson rated it it was amazing. Touched on self-heaoing little bit of everything that Ayurveda has to offer, much like a beginner’s course. Definitely opened the door for me to delve deeper into this ancient science.