Dhanwantari

A Complete Guide to the Ayurvedic Life
By (author) Harish Johari

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Dhanwantari
A Complete Guide to the Ayurvedic Life
By (author) Harish Johari

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Pages : 240

Book Size : 6 x 9

ISBN-13 : 9780892816187

Imprint : Healing Arts Press

On Sale Date : November 01, 1998

Format : Paperback Book

Illustrations : 9 b&w photographs

Here is a guide to living the Ayurvedic life from one of its most celebrated practitioners. A vast and practical presentation of Ayurvedic principles, it addresses diet, breathing, meditation, bathing, sleeping, exercise, medicine, jewelry, and sex.
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About Dhanwantari

A guide to living the Ayurvedic way from one of its most celebrated practitioners.


• A vast and practical presentation of Ayurvedic principles addressing diet, breathing, meditation, bathing, sleeping, exercise, medicine, jewelry, and sex


Over the past 20 years Harish Johari's books and workshops on India's Ayurvedic traditions of cooking, massage, numerology, gemology, meditation, and Tantra have changed the lives of countless individuals in the West and have established Johari's reputation as the foremost ambassador of the Ayurvedic life. Now, for the first time, Johari's vast knowledge of Ayurveda and Yoga has been distilled into one convenient volume.

Named for the classical Indian god of medicine, Dhanwantari is a complete guide to living the Ayurvedic way. Chapters focus on diet, breathing, bathing, meditation, sleeping, exercising, medicine, jewelry, and sex. Anyone seeking a logical, scientific, and practical set of principles for daily life will discover an excellent guide in the time-tested system presented here. By improving the health of their bodies and minds, individuals will find that a greatly expanded breadth of life experiences is suddenly open to them.

Table of Contents

Table of content


Foreword

Preface


Introduction


1    The Three Gunas
2    The Science of Breath
3    The Glory of Waking Up
   Energizing Your Body Through Massage
5    Bathing: A Way to Vitality
6    The Meaning of Meditation
   Diet: Why Vegetarianism?
   Diet: Toward a New Understanding
   Diet: Specific Foods
10    Fasting: Reprogramming the Organism
11    Notes on Sleep
12    Your Need for Exercise
13    Home Remedies
14    Why Jewelry for Health
15    Semen, Drugs, and Youth
16    Conclution

Index
Author Bio
Composer, artist, and Tantric scholar, Harish Johari began his training in Ayurveda at an early age, studying with several traditional practitioners. He is the author of Ayurvedic Massage, The Healing Power of Gemstones, The Healing Cuisine, Tools for Tantra, Chakras, Numerology, and Breath, Mind, and Consciousness. He divides his time between India, Germany, and the United States.
Reviews

Reviews

Book Praise

Book Praise

"Harish Johari is Ayurveda's Renaissance man."
Yoga Journal

"A fine introduction both to the science of Ayurveda and to its cuisine."
Hinduisim Today
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HEALTH / AYURVEDA

“Harish Johari is Ayurveda’s Renaissance man.”
--Yoga Journal

Over the past twenty-five years Harish Johari’s books and workshops on India’s Ayurvedic traditions of healing, cooking, massage, numerology, gemology, and meditation have changed the lives of countless individuals in the West and have established Johari’s reputation as the foremost ambassador of the Ayurvedic life. Now Johari’s vast knowledge on Ayurveda has been distilled into one convenient volume.

Dhanwantari, named for the classical Indian god of medicine, is a complete guide to living the Ayurvedic way. Chapters focus on diet, breathing, bathing, meditation, sleeping, exercising, medicine, jewelry, and sex. Anyone seeking a spiritual, scientific, and practical set of principles for daily life will discover an excellent guide in this time-tested system. By improving the health of their bodies and minds, individuals will find that a greatly expanded breadth of life experiences is suddenly open to them.

Composer, artist, and Tantric scholar, HARISH JOHARI began his training in Ayurveda at an early age, studying with several traditional practitioners. He is the author of Ayurvedic Massage, The Healing Power of Gemstones, The Healing Cuisine, Tools for Tantra, Chakras, Numerology, and Breath, Mind, and Consciousness. He divides his time between India, Germany, and the United States.

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