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From The River Of Heaven
Index

Hindu And Vedic...

The Eternal Teaching Nature's Medicine...
Science Of Light

Social Science...

Sanskrit.. Karma And The Science ..
Universal Forms... Vedic Cosmology..
Dharmic Philosophies The Paths Of Yoga...
The Source Of Teachings

Appendix

Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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NATURE'S MEDICINE : AYURVEDA
Rejuvenation and Immortality 

We all seek immortality. It is our natural desire to want to live forever. According to the Vedas this desire is misplaced. Immortality is the natural quality of the soul. The mortal body has as its property eventual decay and death. The mortal can never become immortal and the immortal can never become mortal. 

Nothing can change its nature. It is only because we identify ourselves with the physical body that we wish for it to live forever and see in its demise the end of our existence. Immortality always belongs to us in our true nature as an eternal conscious being. 

While Ayurveda does not believe in physical immortality it does hold that our lives are much shorter than they need to be, owing to our inharmonious living patterns. It maintains that long life is a good general goal as the more time we have in an incarnation the more karma we can work through. Assumption of a new body is not only a difficult process but it is a challenge to retain our spiritual purpose in each incarnation. For this reason Ayurveda teaches us several means of prolonging life. 

 

 

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About Nature's Medicine : Ayurveda
Nature's Medicine...Pg1
Nature's Medicine....Pg2
Nature's Medicine...Pg3
Self Healing-Pg1
Self Healing-Pg2
Active And Passive...Pg1
Active And Passive...Pg2
Background-Pg1
Background-Pg2

Background-Pg3

The Biological Humors...Pg1
The Biological Humors....Pg2
The Biological Humors....Pg3
The Constitutional Types..Pg1
The Constitutional Types...Pg2
The Constitutional Types...Pg3
The Constitutional Types...Pg4
The Constitutional Types...Pg5
Ayurvedic Anatomy...Pg1
Ayurvedic Anatomy...Pg2
The Six Tastes. Pg1
The Six Tastes. Pg2
Ayurvedic Treatment..Pg1
Pancha Karma
Ayurvedic Massage...
Important Ayurvedic Foods..Pg1
Important Ayurvedic Foods..Pg2
Important Ayurvedic Herbs..Pg1
Important Ayurvedic Herbs..Pg2
Important Ayurvedic Herbs..Pg3
Ayurvedic Preparations
Rejuvenation & Immortality..Pg1
Rejuvenation & Immortality..Pg2
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