Panchakarma and Ayurvedic Massage

Panchakarma and Ayurvedic Massage

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Item Code: IDH570
Author: Dr. Subash Ranade & Dr. Avinash Lele
Publisher: Chaukhamba Sanskrit Pratishthan
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8170842749
Pages: 235
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.5"
Weight 320 gm
About the Author

Prof. Subhash Ranade is one of the foremost experts on Ayurveda, he is a leading academician and physician in the field of Ayurveda and ha authored more than 75 books on Ayurveda and Yoga. He has also published hundreds of articles on Ayurveda and Yoga in various magazines and newspapers. He has worked as Prof. and Head, Dept. of Ayurveda, Pune University and Principal of Ashtang Ayurveda College, Pune, India. He is also Chairman, international Academy of Ayurveda, Pune, India. This Institute imparts Ayurveda courses, Panchakarma and rejuvenative treatment for foreigners and Indian in Pune and Goa. Professor Subhash Ranade has given many television interviews on Ayurveda, not only in India but also in Poland, Italy and Germany as well and has also attended many International and National seminars on Ayurveda and yoga.

He has the honour of being visiting Prof. to many Institutes in the United States like Ayu-Seattle, American Institute of Ayurveda, san Francisco, USA; SEVA Academy, Munich and Veda Klinik, Charlottenhohe, Germany; Ateneo Veda Vyasa Savona and SKA Ayurveda, Milan, Italy; school of Ayurvedic Culture, Barcelona, Spain; Body-Mind-Health, Zurich, Swiss; Ultimate health centre, Athens, Greece; and Foundation for Health in Warszawa, Poland. His pioneering work in the field of CD-ROM'S like Dhancantari, Marma and massage have been whole-heartedly welcomed and highly appreciated by the Ayurvedic World. Since 1981, he has visited and conducted hundreds of Ayurveda courses for medical practitioners in Europe, Canada, USA and Japan.

Dr. Avinash Lele is the director of Internationally Academy of Ayurveda which is imparting education of Ayurveda, both in theory and practicals in Massage, Panchakarma, Marma and other special methods in Ayurveda. In his own private clinic, he has done thousands of Panchakarma procedures since1980. He has his own private Ayurvedic hospital in Pune and is Hon. Physician and Prof. of Surgery at Ashtang Ayurveda College, Pune. He is also working a visiting Prof. to New England Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine in Boston, California College of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic Institute of American in USA and Ateneo Veda Vyasa in Italy.

CONTENTS
Foreword ix
Preface xi
PART ONE
1 Prologue 1
2 Introduction to Panchakarma 8
3 Basic Principles of Panchakarma 12
4 Treatment Methods 17
5 Classical Panchakarma Therapy 28
6 Digestive Therapy 31
7 Snehana-Oleation Therapy 33
8 Swedana-Sudation 48
9 Vamana-Medicated Smoking 66
10 Virechana-Medicated Purgation 76
11 Basti-Madicated Enema 85
12 Nasya-Nasal Medication 101
13 Samsarjana Karma- Detox diet 108
14 Raktamokshan-Bloodletting 110
15 Seasonal Panchakarma 119
16 Panchakarma Therapy for Specific Diseases 122
PART TWO
17 Additional Panchakarma Procedures 164
18 Ayurvedic Massage Techniques 179
19 Herbs Index 194
20 Research Work on Panchakarma in India 199
21 Research Work on Panchakarma-Abbreviations used 222
22 Glossary of Technical Terms 224
23 Bibliography 234
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