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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
It holds that diseases are of two causes; either owing to imbalances of energies in the body itself or owing to karmic, that is psychological causes. The latter are thought to predominate over the former, though both factors are present in most diseases. 

The three main classical texts for Ayurveda are CHARAK, SUSHRUT and VAGBHAT. While they are still studied today and give the fundamental principles much of their material is no longer relevant, so many modern books have been written to adapt them to changing conditions. While their present form we find these texts in today was not finalized until the early centuries A.D., Charak and Sushrut are about the same time as Krishna (c. 1500-1000 B.C.). Many Ayurvedic practices are also mentioned in Buddhist teachings and in the stories of the Buddha himself. Ayurveda was adapted by the Buddhists and is the basis of Buddhist medicine. Vagbhat himself was a Buddhist and his text and commentaries on it are still commonly studied in Buddhist medicine. Nagarjuna, the most famous of the Buddhist siddhas, and perhaps the most renowned figure in the Mahayana Buddhist tradition after the Buddha, was a great Ayurvedic doctor.

 

 

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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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