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Application of Ayurvedic Treatments (Vol 5)This textbook represents 29 years of clinical practice in with both Indian and Western herbs. The majority of books on herbal medicine teach students about individual plants and the disorders they help to correct. The problem with this approach is that people end up using the herbs symptomatically. This textbook teaches about real life problems and which herbs, or combination of herbs, could be used to stop the pathology associated with it. [ Read more ]» All our books » Turiya publications
There will NOT be personal advise on health as Ayurveda cannot be done by phone, by mail or even internet. The importance of seeing the patient and studying the pathology is the most important thing. Otherwise any so called advise is just symptomatic and not really Ayurveda which treats dosha as the cause of pathology (CS, Su Ch 1.57)
Current issues in the world
Normally I do not list books which I have just read but I feel everyone should read the book I just finished today - Survival+ - a book that is more a commentary on the current social (...)
Is Cheese OK to eat in Ayurveda ?
Student question : What about Prakriti Satmya and cheese ? We eat cheese since we are babies, so we do have the enzymes to digest it. But we have been told by an Indian Ayurvedic (...)
Using Tamas in Dravyaguna About antidoting herbs
Student question : How about herbs, for example Valerian ? You told us to antidote it with Centella or Calamus – but is it an antidote or does it just make the the tamasic effect milder, (...)
Rajas and Tamas
Student question : The best way to balance Tamas and Rajas is to avoid tamasic and rajasic lifestyle ? Like trying to be sattvic in lifestyle and eat sattvic food, isn’t there an (...)
This concept in Ayurveda is sometimes called the law of adaptation or habituation.
Sugar suppresses the immune system
Question: "The consumption of 100 grams of sugar effectively suppresses the immune system for 6 to 7 hours." Is this true for all types of sugar (including honey), or just refined (...)
As you can see we have a new website, please be patient as we re-build the English site.
I will be writing more and more on the blog as soon as we finish the transfer of all data onto (...)
Seva means selfless service
Seva is a great idea in that it is meant to indicate the service of humanity for no personal gain - mental or physical. In practice 99% of people who are "doing Seva" are doing it for (...)
After childbirth - recovering normal health
There is a typical kind of problem that manifests with women after childbirth. This syndrome gets more and more aggravated after each birth and causes a number of problems - this is all (...)
Why is it bad to work?
Well it isn’t really unless you over do it. Although it certainly feels bad to work this is mainly because we do not like what we do. Finding an enjoyable work, such as mattress testing, (...)
Why is it bad to work at night?
Why is it bad to work at night? Many artists or other people find it a good time to work, and many people such as nurses are required to work at night.
In answer to your questions: (...)
What is a Dosha really?
Dear Atreya, Everybody, speaks and writes about the Dosha, with some details, their qualities, their location and others details. My question is: What is a Dosha really?
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Moving Ayurveda forward in Europe
In order to move Ayurveda forward in Europe it is important to define what kind of Ayurveda we want to present to West.
Wellness (relaxation, stress reduction, feel good, etc.) (...)
I have been thinking about evolution a lot these last months - with the winter sales underway of course we buy new clothes that don’t fit...... Why are all the sleeves too long now? For (...)
Just finished teaching a good session in the United Kingdom with my students there (written in 2007). Aside from my lack of stamina the course went well. I am very positive about (...)
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