Author: Swami NirmalanandaPublisher: Yoga Publications TrustYear: 2010Language: EnglishPages: 292ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788186336816
Yogic Management of Cancer Explains cancer and its causes in a practical way in the light of modern scientific understanding and the yogic perspective. Advice is offered on applying yoga to help manage cancer and the effects of conventional treatments at all levels of being. Useful yogic tools presented include yogic practices, yokes lifestyle and diet, and practices for self-observation and cultivation of positive attitudes.Detailed practices are including to help regain health and reconnect with the self. Where recovery is not possible, people with cancer are helped towards a positive acceptance of death, and advice is offered on preparation for dying.
Introduction I. Understanding Cancer 1. Health and Disease 2. Understanding Cancer 3. Causes of cancer 4. A Perspective on the Gunas II. Understanding the Self 5. Who is the Self? Practice Section III. Learning to Cope 6. Medical Treatment Practice Section 7. The Helping Hand of Yoga Practice Section 8. Management of Bothering Conditions 9. Eating Right 10. Beyond Cancer with Yoga 11. Fear of Death Practice Section 12. Preparation for Dying Appendix Yoga Nidra – A Healing Practice for People Living with CancerReferences Bibliography Index of Practices