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The Encyclopaedia of Ayurveda  - 2 Volume Set
The Encyclopaedia of Ayurveda - 2 Volume Set

The Encyclopaedia of Ayurveda - 2 Volume Set

by P H Kulkarni

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Sri Satguru Publications


8170308097 - Year: 2005 - Pages: 913



P H Kulkarni
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Author: P H Kulkarni
Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 913
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170308097


To know about Ayurveda is useful for every person. It is a total science for happy life. Knowledge of Ayurveda helps a person to maintain useful balance of body & mind. Ultimately it is soul i.e. Atman who enjoys it. Ayureda is described by great sages in eight branches known Astanga Ayurveda. However there are many sub-branches and information is vast. It is difficult to include all information in a volume, we have tried to highlight many facets of Ayurveda in this volume.

It is a first step to get inforation about basic principles of Ayurveda Philosophy. It is described in simple and lucid Language in the section on Ayurveda Philosophy Pancamahabhuta (five great elements), Tridosa (three energies), Saptadhatu (seven body tissues) Trimala (three waste products), Triguna (three omnisubstances) Agni (conversion energy – digestive fire), ama (incomplete digested food particles), Prakrti (body, mind constitution), daily and seasonal regimen.




1. Ayurveda an Ancient Science of Life
2. Introduction to Principles of Ayurveda
3. Principles of Ayurveda
4. Triguna
5. Tridosa
6. The Seven Tissues (Dhatus)
7. Waste Products (Three Malas)
8. Prakrti (Human Constitution)
9. Marma Vijnana
10. Healthy Life
11. Rasayana
12. Vajikarana
13. Dietetics and Ayurveda
14. Types of Diet in Ayurveda

1. Evolvement of Life
2. Pancamahabhutas
3. Trigunas (Omnisubstances)
4. Tridosa (Three Energies/Humors)
5. Saptadhatu (Seven Tissues)
6. Agni (Fire) and Ama
7. Vyadhi (Disease) & Cikitsa (Treatment)
8. Dietetics and Ayurveda
9. Ahara Pacana Digestion
10. Jala (Water)
11. Dughda (Milk)
12. Yavagu (Gruels)
13. Diet
14. Samsarjana Karma
15. Some Food Articles
16. Diet, Mind & Yoga
17. Food as Medicine
18. Ahara Food Concept in Ayurveda Samhita Quotes
19. Prakrti (Human Constitution)
20. Seasons
21. Common Dietic Constituents as Mentioned in Ayurvedic Texts Dhanya Varga (Simbi)

1. Svasthavrtta (Healthy Life Style)
2. Skin and Skin Care in Ayurveda
3. Ayurveda Soundarya
4. Hairs
5. Beauty in Ayurveda
6. Diet and Discipline in Skin Care & Cure
7. Skin Cure & Care - A Pancabhautika Approach
8. Care of Complexion
9. Skin Care
10. Medicinal Herbs for Skin Care & Cure
11. Ayurveda Products
12. Traditional Products Useful in Skin Problems
13. Some Common Skin Disorders Their Treatment
14. Herbal Formulations

1. Introduction to Dravyaguna-Sastra
2. Properties (Guna) of The Drug and Diet Articles, Properties At Glance
3. Six Tastes (Rasa)
4. Virya, Vipaka & Prabhava
5. Karma
6. Anupana - Media of Intake - (Vehicle)
7. Times of Administration of Medicines and Dosage
8. Spices & Condiments
9. Some Important Herbs
10. Useful Ayurvedic Herbs
11. Pancakasaya
12. Some Methods of Herbal Ayurvedic Preparations

1. Introduction & History of Rasasastra
2. Classification of Substances According to Rasasastra
3. Some Important Minerals
4. Some Precious & Semi-Precious Stones
5. Important Methods of Preparations of Rasausadhi (Mineral Medicines)

1. Tridosa Vikrti
2. Dosagati
3. Vrddhi and Ksaya
4. Prakupita Dosanam Karmani
5. Dhatu-mala Vrddhi Laksanani
6. Diseases
7. Rogi Pariksavidhi
8. Roganama Utpatti Vibhaga
9. Roganam Karanani
10. Janmabala Pravrtta Vyadhi
11. Vegavrodha
12. Spotodusti
13. Agni
14. Agnimandya
15. Aharaja Karanani
16. Ama
17. Samprapti
18. Roga Pratikarksamata

1. Agnimandya
2. Amavata
3. Amlapitta
4. Arsa (Piles / Hemorrhoids)
5. Daha
6. Grahani
7. Hrdroga
8. Kamala
9. Kasa
10. Malavshtambha
11. Medoroga
12. Mutrakrchra
13. Panduroga
14. Prameha
15. Pratisyaya
16. Sirahsula
17. Sotha
18. Svasa
19. Vatavyadhi
20. Unmada

1. Introduction
2. Snehana & Svedana
3. Pancakarma and You
4. Vamana
5. Virecana
6. Basti
7. Nasya
8. Raktamoksana
9. Allied Karma
10. Diseases and Pancakarma
11. Preparation of Oils and Medicines
12. Ancient Methods and Modification
13. Questions & Answers
Child Health Care in Ayurveda
Care of The New Born Baby
Health Care of Child
Health Tips
Food as Medicine
Treatment of Diseases
Ayurveda Virilization
Ayurvedic Rejuvenation
The First Quarter of The Chapter on vitalization
Brahmarasayana - First Quarter
Brahmarasayana Second Quarter
Glossary of Diseases with their modern equivalents
Glossary of Botanical Terms
Glossary of Terms Used in Pancakarma


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