Author: Swami YogapratapPublisher: Yoga Publications TrustYear: 2010Language: EnglishPages: 267ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788186336830
Exploring Yoga and Cancer Applies the insights of Modern Medical Science and Yogic Understanding. An in-depth analysis is provided of how cancer develops, including at the subtle levels of being, the principles supporting yogic cancer management, and how yoga practices work to help reverse and manage the effects of cancer. This book explains what cancer is and how it forms, and looks at the various causes. It examines how the Yoga practices work to aid those with cancer. Detailed advice and information to assist thr formation of yogic management plans for different people with different types of cancers is offered. The final section presents an introduction to research in he field of yoga and cancer.
Preface I. The Nature and Causes of Cancer1. Yoga, Disease and Cancer – An Introduction 2. Cancer – An Overview3. Understanding Cancer 4. The Molecular Basis of Cancer Development 5. Nutrition and its Role in Cancer 6. Stress and Cancer II. How Yoga Practices Work 7. A Fresh Perspective on Cancer Management 8. Applied Yogic Anatomy 9. Yogic Cancer Management – Criteria and Parameters 10. Useful Yogic Practices – An Overview 11. Asana, Pranayama and Prana Vidya 12. Shatkarma or Detoxification 13. Bandha and Mudra 14. Yoga Nidra and Prana Nidra 15. Yama and Niyama 16. ANtar Mouna, Ajapa Japa, Nada Yoga, Visualization 17. Some Higher Yogic Practices 18. Diet and Lifestyle 19. Amaroli III. Managing cancer With Yoga 20. Cancer Management – A Practical Consideration 21. Session – 1 Shatkarmas or Detoxification 22. Session – 2 Asana and Pranayama 23. Session – 3 Yoga Nidra and Prana Vidya 24. Session – 4 Guided Imagery or Visualization 25. Session – 5 Diet and Lifestyle 26. Oropharyngeal Cancer 27. Lung Cancer 28. Breast Cancer 29. Colorectal Cancer 30. Skin Cancer 31. Vedic and Tantric Practices for Cancer Management 32. People Dying with Cancer 33. A List of Asanas and PranayamasIV. Introduction to Yoga and Cancer Research 34. Yoga and Cancer Research – A comparative Analysis Sample Appendices Appendix 1 – Some Useful Mantras Appendix 2 – Some Common Yantras Appendix 3 – Can one Prevent Cancer? ReferenceBibliography