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foundations of ayurveda session 1

yoga alchemy on-line program Living Ayurveda with Maria Garre www.shivarea.com | www.mariagarre.com Š Maria Garre. 2017. www.mariagarre.com | ABQ NM 87108


Historical Perspective •

Sarasvati River Civilization

Sindhu River (Indus River) Harappa + Mohenjo Daro

Root texts within Vedas: Rig Veda + Atharva Veda

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Vedic Wisdom •

Agni, Soma and Vayu within Rig Veda

Vastu and Jyotisha related science

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Wh a t i s Ay u r v e d a ? •

Etymology of word: AYUR (life) + VEDA (study/knowledge)

A comprehensive system of of medical knowledge

The wisdom of healing both inner and outer

considered the oldest and most holistic medical system with an uninterrupted practice


Pillars for Life •

DHARMA

ARTHA

KAMA

MOKSHA


ROOT AND FOUNDATIONAL Ayurvedic Ancient Texts

Charaka: Charaka Samhita

Sushruta: Shusruta Samhita

Vaghbata: Ashtanga Hridaya

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Charaka Samhita “the science that teaches us what is good or bad, what causes joy or sorrow, the duration and characteristics of life, is Ayurveda.”

Shusruta Samhita “samadosha, samagnischa samadhatumala kriyaha prasanna atmenindriya manaha swasthya ityabhidheeyate”

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SHAD DARSHAN PHILOSOPHICAL PILLARS •

Niyaya (Gautama)

Vaisheshika (Kanāda)

Sankhya (Kapila)

Yoga (Patanjali)

Mimamsa (Jaimini)

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