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Dravyaguna for Westerners (Vol 4) Vaidya Atreya Smith, BSc., director of the European Institute of Vedic Studies, has created a text book on Ayurvedic Herbal Therapies for health practitioners and schools throughout the world. [ 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)
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 - this is all from my clinical observations: (...)
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.
In answer to your questions: Basically when people work at night they cause Pitta and Vata (...)
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?
Response from (...)
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.
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