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Ayurveda: A Way of Life
by Vinod Verma
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0877288224, Paperback)Ayurveda: A Way of Life First published in 1990, and eversince published into various languages of the world, The Ayurveda: A Way of Life has become a classical work for attaining basic wisdom of Ayurveda and putting it into practice. Based on the ancient scriptures, the book has plenty of citations from the Vedas and from Ayurvedic scriptures. It is a scholarly book that is meant to give the reader an insight to the classical tradition of this 5000 years old discipline. At the same time, the book is a guide in the living tradition of Ayurveda and inspires you to assimilate this ageold wisdom into your daily lives for enhancing your energy to an optimum level. This book explains Ayurvedic wisdom in a scientific way without the claptrap of the religious gurus or the popular romantic notion of Ayurveda with oil dropping on your head. The book also highlights Ayurvedic psychology and the importance of sattva (peace and stillness of mind) for attaining mental balance and state of santosha (satisfaction), which is essentail for health according to Ayurvedic sages. The book suggests a middle path, does not suggest that you should give up your glass of wine, provides scientific explainations and makes you aware that your state of health in in your own hands.
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