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      Principles of ayurveda and ayurvedic health care
           What is ayurveda?
           What is real ayurvedic ayurveda about?
           Ayurveda and ayurvedic thinking versus 'western thinking'
      Practical Ayurveda: overview
           Foundation of Ayurveda
                Importance of Prana
                Pranamaya Kosha and the five Pranas
                Five States of Matter
                Six Tastes
                Balance versus Imbalance
           Basic constitutions (humors): overview
                Introduction to the three basic ayurvedic constitutions
                Vata constitution / humor
                Pita constitution / humor
                Kapha constitution / humor
                Finding out your constitution / humor
      Backgrounds of real ayurvedic ayurveda
           Concise history of ayurveda
           Spiritual foundation of ayurveda
           Ayurvedic links
      Ayurvedic Ayurveda in Depth
           I Benefits of Ayurveda
           II Introduction to Ayurveda in Depth
           1 Spiritual Aspect of Ayurveda
                1.1 Consciousness, Energy and God
                1.2 Prana, Vasanas and Mind
                1.3 Roots of Psychic Disturbances and Physical Ailments
                1.4 Health Lies in Self-Knowledge
           2 Prana in Ayurveda
                2.1 Ayurveda Is Based on Understanding of Prana
                2.2 Manifestations of Prana and Pranic Forces
                2.3 Prana in Ayurveda and the Chinese concept of Qi (Chi)
                2.4 Prana, Agni and Soma
           3 Constitution (dosha, humor, nature) in Ayurveda
                3.1 Constitutional Medicine
                3.2 The Three Humors: Vata, Pita and Kapha
                     3.2.1 Vata, Pita and Kapha (humors): introduction
                     3.2.2 Humors (dosha) and the 5 states of material existence
                     3.2.3 Elements: More on Ether, Air, Fire, Water, Earth
                     3.2.4 States of Matter, Dosha and Health
                3.3 Beginnings of the Vata-Pita-Kapha System
                3.4 Physical Constitution
                3.5 Physical Traits of Vata, Pitta and Kapha
                     3.5.1 Vata body
                     3.5.2 Pitta body
                     3.5.3 Kapha body
                3.6 Mental Constitution
                     3.6.1 Vata Mentally
                     3.6.2 Pitta Mentally
                     3.6.3 Kapha Mentally
           4 What Ayurvedic Constitutional Type Are You?
           5 Ayurvedic View of Disease Process in the Physical Body
                5.1 Ayurvedic View on Disease Process: Introduction
                5.2 What Is Disease in the Ayurvedic View?
                5.3 Humors: House, Process and Imbalance
                     5.3.1 Steps of disease process
                     5.3.2 Vata imbalance
                     5.3.3 Pita imbalance
                     5.3.4 Kapha imbalance
                5.4 in Aurvedic View Disease Moves Trough the Body
                     5.4.1 Ayurvedic view on a "common cold"
                     5.4.2 Immunity and Ojas
                     5.4.3 Pathways of imbalanced humours
                     5.4.4 Flow of food
                     5.4.5 Food and Disease
                     5.4.6 Ayurvedic Pancha karma / five actions method
                     5.4.7 Agni: it Is All about Agni
           6 Therapeutic Action of Taste in Ayurveda
                6.1 Ayurveda and Taste: Introduction
                6.2 The Six Tastes in Ayurveda
                     6.2.1 Taste and Western Society
                     6.2.2 Big-R or the Balanced Taste
                     6.2.3 Six Tastes in Ayurveda
                6.3 Qualities of Taste in Ayurvedic Healing
                6.4 Effects of Taste on the Ayurvedic Humors
                6.5 Ayurvedic Effects of Tastes
                     6.5.3 Physical Effects of tastes
                     6.5.2 Tastes and their ayurvedic values
                     6.5.3 Emotional Effects of Tastes
           7 Food and the Three Humors
                7.1 Food the Ayurvedic Way
                7.2 Food as Medicine
                7.3 Food: Excerpts from the Caraka Samhita
                7.4 Digestion in Ayurveda
           8 Ayurvedic Herbs
                8.1 Ayurvedic Herbs: Introduction
                8.2 the Six Classifications of Ayurvedic Herbs
                8.3 Famous Ayurvedic Herbs
                     8.3.1 AMLA, Amalaka [Emblica officinalis, Gaertn.)
                     8.3.2 ASHWAGANDHA (Withania somnifera, Dunal)
                     8.3.3 BIBHITAKI (Terminalia belerica, Gaertn)
                     8.3.4 BRAHMI, Gota Kola (Hydrocytle asiatica)
                     8.3.5 GUDUCHI, Amrita (Tinispora cordifolia, Willd.)
                     8.3.6 GUGGULU (Commiphora mukul, Hooker, stedor)
                     8.3.7 HARITAKI (Terminalia chebula, Retz.)
                     8.3.8 KUMARI, Aloe (Aloes barbadensis, Mill. Or Aloe vera, Linn.)
                     8.3.9 KATUKI, Kutki (Picrorrhiza kurroa, Royle & Benth)
                     8.3.10 LICORICE, Mulethi, Yastimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra, Linn.)
                     8.3.11 MANJISTHA, Indian Madder (Rubia cordifolia, Linn.)
                     8.3.12 NEEM, Nimba (Azadiracta indica, A. Juss.)
                     8.3.13 PIPLLI, Long Pepper (Piper longum, linn.)
                     8.3.14 SHATVATRI (Asparagus racemosus, Wild.)
                     8.3.15 SHILAJIT, Silajatu, Mineral Pitch (Asphaltum)
                     8.3.16 SUNTHI, Sonth, dry Ginger (Zungiber officinale, Rosc.)
                8.4 Famous Ayurvedic Formulas
                     8.4.2 TRIPHALA GUGGULU FORMULA
                     8.4.3 TRIKUTU FORMULA (Tryusana)
                8.5 Ayurvedic Herb Lists
                     8.5.1 Herbs Alfabetically Sorted on Latin Name
                     8.5.2 Herbs Alfabetically Sorted on Indian Name
                     8.5.3 Herbs Alfabetically Sorted on English Name
           9 Ayurvedic Diagnosis
                9.1 Ayurvedic Diagnoses: Introduction
                9.2 Dosha (humor / constitution) and COLOUR
                9.3 Tongue Diagnosis in Ayurveda
                     9.3.1 Tongue Diagnosis in Ayurveda: Introduction
                     9.3.2 Tongue Cleaning in Ayurveda
                     9.3.2 Tongue Shows Your Ayurvedic Constitution
                     9.3.3 Tongue Mirrors the Organs
                     9.3.4 Vata, Pitta and Kapha Disturbances of the Tongue
                9.4 Ayurvedic Diagnosis: Other General Signs
           10 Ayurvedic Weight Loss and Beauty Care
                10.1 Ayurvedic Backgrounds for Beauty Care and Weight Loss
                     10.1.1 True Beauty Is an Inner Phenomenon
                     10.1.2 Harmony and Peace Increase Beauty
                     10.1.3 Good Digestion Increases Beauty
                10.2 Ayurvedic Weight Loss
                     10.2.1 Merits of Ayurvedic Approach to Weight Loss
                     10.2.2 Simple Ayurvedic Steps to Loose Weight
                10.3 Ayurvedic Beauty Care
                     10.3.1 Dhatus: Tissue Levels
                     10.3.2 Ayurvedic beauty care revolves around your constitution
                     10.3.3 Cleaniness and Beauty Care
                     10.3.4 Antioxidants and Beauty Care
                     10.3.5 Relaxation and Beauty Care
           11 Pranic Healing on the Three Humors
                11.1 Ayurvedic Pranic Healing: Introduction
                11.2 Vata Pranic Healing Treatments
                11.2 Pitta Pranic Healing Treatments
                11.3 Kapha Healing Treatments
                11.5 Pranic Healing - Some Remarks
           12 Sexual Rejuvenation Methods
                12.1 Sexual Rejuvenation Methods: Introducton
                12.2 Sex and Ayurveda
                12.3 Sexual Insights for Women
                12.4 Sexual Insights for Men
                12.5 Sex and Ayurveda - Personal Insights
           13 Psychology, Meditation and Ayurveda
                13.1 Psychology, Meditation and Ayurveda - Introduction
                13.2 Ayurvedic Psychology
                13.3 Meditation and Ayurveda
           14 Balancing the Humors
                14.1 Balancing the Humors - Introduction
                14.2 Balancing Vata
                14.3 Balancing Pitta
                14.4 Balancing Kapha
                14.5 Balancing Mixed Constitutions
                14.6 Diet Information for Balancing Humors
                     14.6.1 Ayurvedic Diets - Introduction
                     14.6.2 Antitoxic diet
                     14.6.3 Humor Balancing Diets
                     14.6.4 Vata Lowering Diet
                     14.6.5 Pitta Lowering Diet
                     14.6.6 Kapha Lowering Diet
           G Glossary
           B Bibliography
      Ayurvedic Bookshop
      Dosha test
      Ayurvedic-Ayurveda: Illustrations
           F001 Five Pranas: Prana, Udana, Samana, Apana and Vyana
           T001 Elements, Manifestation, Nature, Action and Dosha (Humor)
           T002 Qualities of the Six Tastes.
           F002 Vata Body Type
           F003 Pita Body Type
           F004 Kapha Body Type
           F005 Houses f the Aurvedic Doshas (Humors)
           F006 Balanced tastes: the Big-R-Burger
           F007 Three kind of tongues
           F008 Three humors on the tongue
           F009 Organs on the tongue
           F016 General Cleansing (Pranic Healing Method)
           F017 Yogic Breathing Cycles
           F018 Harmonizing Samana Prana
           F019 Moving Vata to the Colon
           F020 Harmonizing Vyana Prana
           F021 Inhaling and Projecting Lunar Prana
           F022 Treating Apana Prana for Constipation






























































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