Bringing forth the mysteries of Ayurveda from the classical Sanskrit texts, Dr. Lad presents this ages-old science in a framework that is clearly accessible to the modern student while remaining true to its ancient roots. In these pages, you will open the doors to this timeless, profound wisdom of the human body, mind, and consciousness. Dr. Lad describes the historical philosophies of Ayurveda and their application to human existence. He explains the basic structures and functions of the body, mind, and spirit, how they are formed and integrated, and their ultimate role in nourishing consciousness. Filled with illustrations, tables, charts, and practical examples, this book will lead the reader to a full understanding of the fundamental principles of Ayurveda.
§ Discover the concept of individual constitution and how this can help you achieve balance in your life.
§ Follow the progress of digestionthe most essential principle in ayurvedaas our food and experiences enter the body and mind. Witness their transformation into the energy of our daily lives.
§ Gain an understanding of Ayurvedic nutrition and the subtle essences that result from these processes.
§ Learn a fully functional model of healing and rejuvenation that maintains perfect health and balance with simple lifestyle modifications.