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An Introduction to Ayurveda

Price : $11.75
ISBN # : 9788173718274
Author : MS Valiathan
pages: 156
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Orient Blackswan
Published : 2013

This book is an introduction to Ayurveda, the ancient system of medicine that had been practiced in the Indian subcontinent for several centuries. It seeks to acquaint the reader, without too many technical details, with the evolution of Ayurveda from its religious moorings to one based on reason and examination. It also discusses the strong influences of Buddhist thought on the development of Ayurvedic practices. The instruments and techniques used as well as the training methods for aspiring practitioners are discussed.



Author Bio: Dr MS Valiathan is the author of the popular Legacy series also published by Universities Press. He is at present the National Research Professor at Manipal University.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Wednesday 29 May, 2013.
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