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Title Ayurveda for dummies / by Angela Hope Murray.
Author Hope-Murray, Angela.
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2012.
Description 1 online resource
Call # eBOOK
Summary Rebalance your mind, body and spirit--the natural way!Ayurveda For Dummies provides you with a comprehensiveintroduction to this area of complementary medicine, consideringthe origins and history of Ayurveda as well as practical guidanceon utilizing the correct balance of nutrition and exercise, herbalremedies, yoga, and Ayurvedic massage to treat ailments andmaintain a healthy, happy lifestyle. Helps you develop a diet based on your body typeAdvises you on ways to optimize your health by exercising tosuit your body typeGives you trusted info on stretching your body with YogaThis hands-on, friendly guide helps you understand your bodytype and restore balance to your life using the principles ofAyurveda.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ayurveda For Dummies; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organised; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Ayurveda; Chapter 1: Introducing Ayurveda: The Science of Life; Living Well and Maintaining Health; Surveying the Scope of Ayurveda; Locating the Practice and the Evidence; Chapter 2: Focusing on the Fundamental Principles; Fixing on the Three States of Energy and the Five Elements; Examining the Twenty Qualities.
Differentiating the DoshasNavigating Your Body's Networks: The Srotas; Chapter 3: Uncovering the Subtle Energy Systems; Pinpointing Three Essential Forces; Navigating the Nadis: Surveying the Subtle Nervous System; Discovering the Dhatus: Building Blocks of Your Body; Working with the Wheels of Power: The Chakras; Placing the Pancha Koshas: The Invisible Coverings; Chapter 4: Determining Your Constitution; Evaluating Your Constitution Type; Determining Your Dosha; Part II: Living in Harmony with Ayurveda: Promoting Good Health; Chapter 5: Ease and Disease: Health According to Ayurveda.
Discovering Ama: Its Journey through the BodyTracing the Path of Disease; Knowing the Importance of Lifestyle for Your Health; Finding Great Tips for Enhancing Your Senses; Chapter 6: The Rules of the Day: Dinacharya and Staying in Balance; The Right Side of the Bed: Starting the Day with Energy; Meditation: The Way to Nirvana and the Light in the Heart; Looking After the Senses; Snehana: Loving the Body with Oil Massage; Adorning Your Body with Clothes and Perfumes; Time to Step Outside; Chapter 7: Seeking Union with Yoga; Understanding Yoga.
Going with the Flow -- Understanding Body Energy or PranaIntroducing a Simple Yoga Posture for Each Constitution; Easing Disease with Yoga; Practising Simple Routines for Every Constitution; Easing into Relaxation with Corpse and Waterfall Postures; Chapter 8: Night-time Rituals for Sound Sleep and Fertility; Explaining the Different Types of Sleep; Considering Causes of -- and Cures for -- Insomnia; Connecting Eating and Sleeping; Creating Beautiful Babies instead of Sleeping; Chapter 9: Changing Your Diet with the Seasons; The Smooth Rhythms of the Body; Staying in Tune with the Seasons.
Adjusting Your Digestion in AutumnWarming Winter Foods; Cleansing Spring Foods; Cooling Summer Foods; Part III: Appetising Approaches to a Healthy Diet; Chapter 10: Stimulating the Palate: A Taste of Things to Come; Rasa: Discovering the Six Essential Flavours; Looking at the Six Stages of Digestion; The Second Course: When Food Leaves the Mouth; Introducing Agni: The Fuel for Life; Examining Your Digestion; Chapter 11: Selecting the Right Diet for Your Type; The Effect of Flavour on Your Emotions; Food and the Three States of Energy; Eating to Enhance Your Digestion.
Note Print version record.
Subject Medicine, Ayurvedic.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Naprapathy.
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
Health and Fitness.
Medicine, Ayurvedic. (OCoLC)fst01015196
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Hope-Murray, Angela. Ayurveda for dummies. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2012 9781118306703 (OCoLC)798409406
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