The Roots of Ayurveda

The Roots of Ayurveda Ayurveda the ancient art of healing has been practiced in India for than two thousand years and survives today as a living medical tradition whose principles are at the heart of many alternative the

  • Title: The Roots of Ayurveda
  • Author: Dominik Wujastyk
  • ISBN: 9780140448245
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ayurveda, the ancient art of healing, has been practiced in India for than two thousand years and survives today as a living medical tradition whose principles are at the heart of many alternative therapies now used in the West This science of longevity has parallels with Buddhist thought, and advocates a life of moderation through which the three humors of the bAyurveda, the ancient art of healing, has been practiced in India for than two thousand years and survives today as a living medical tradition whose principles are at the heart of many alternative therapies now used in the West This science of longevity has parallels with Buddhist thought, and advocates a life of moderation through which the three humors of the body will be brought into balance The writings selected for this volume are taken from Sanskrit medical texts written by the first Ayurvedic physicians, who lived between the fifth century b.c and the fourteenth century a.d Here readers will find wide ranging and fascinating advice on the benefits of garlic therapy, prayers for protection against malevolent disease deities, surgical techniques, exercise regimens, the treatment of poisons, the interpretation of dreams, and .

    One thought on “The Roots of Ayurveda”

    1. Very dry and not very conducive to practical application. I did learn, but this book would probably be best for someone writing a term paper.

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