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    Book Description
    Publication Date: December 19, 2006

    This compact volume contains two sutras, The Sutra on the Eight Realizations of Great Beings and its complementary text, The Discourse on Happiness. They explain in practical detail how to progress step-by-step towards the Buddhist ideals of simplicity, generosity, compassion, and enlightenment. The first sutra is comprised of eight essential subjects for meditation that, though simple in form, are profound in content. Reflecting the insights gained by the bodhisattvas in their lifelong practice of compassion and understanding, the realizations help all beings recognize suffering in the world. The second sutra uses more peaceful language and is a gentle reminder of the common human values and endeavors that are often forgotten in daily life, and reminds readers of the happiness derived from simple things. Thanks to Thich Nhat Hanh’s warm, thoughtful commentary and contemporary language, both teachings are unusually approachable and can be read and enjoyed by those new to the art of mindful living.

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    "From the point of view of human magicians, I think it is best to think of the Enochian magic as an educational tool, adapted to train those who are going through the process of evolution into gods. She focuses a great deal of knowledge in a compact and readily available, and allows students to extend their holdings in any direction to meet their
    natures and interests. "- Benjamin Rowe

    The Enochian magic was received by John Dee, astrologer to Queen Elizabeth, and his seer Edward Kelly at the end of the century. XVI. So far, the consensus among scholars angelology, that if someone at some time been in contact with angelic beings, that someone was John Dee. MsSVig

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    Danny Cavanagh and Carol Willis began their study of Ayurveda in the late 1980s and trained as Ayurvedic Panchakarma Technicians at the Maharishi University of Valkenburg in Holland in 1993. Since that time they have also studied with the renowned Dr Vacant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico and Dr David Frawley and Atreya Smith at the American and European Institute of Ayurveda. The
    subjects they have studied include pulse reading, Ayurvedic herbology, Ayurvedic diet and nutrition and Marma therapy. They gave up their careers as Nature Reserve Warden and Photographer respectively and decided to dedicate their lives to passing on this ancient knowledge of rejuvenation and revitalisation to others. MsSVig

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    Rasaratna Samuccaya, also known as Rasaratna Samuchaya, is a scientific text written during the Tantric period in India. The text contains detailed descriptions of various complex metallurgical processes.

    There are several opinions about the origin and exact date of the book, however many agree that it was not written beyond 8 AD. The text itself deals with mainly two aspects – Deha vidya and Loha vidya, the science of handling metals and the science of prolonging life (or medical science). The text deals with the processing of mercury and its use in various combinations with other herbs to achieve desired effects. Many other minerals and herbs are examined, studied minutely and used for processing mercury, transforming it into effective remedies and potions. MsSVig

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    The Old Book of Ayurveda MsSVig

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    Susruta Samhita is a treasure house of knowledge in Ayurveda especially the branch of Salyatantra i.e. the branch of surgery. The information available is vast and spread out, collecting which is an enormous task. Though much information is available, not many standard texts are available in English in Salyatantra. Thus this book is a small endeavor to provide all the information available in Ayurvedic texts as well as brief information of the correlated surgical conditions and operative procedure available in the modern texts. The availability of both Ayurvedic and modern information about each of the condition will make the understanding of the disease an easier process for the students. This presentation in simple English, in points and in accordance to the CCIM syllabus, will surely make the book an attractive prospect for the students of BAMS. MsSVig

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    Original Sanskrit text, Authentic Modern Medical Interpretation in English and Hindi, Notes, Comments and Research Aspects. (vol. 1-2), Elephantiasis, Diagnosis of Abscess, Diagnosis of Inflammatory Swellings, Diagnosis of Endogenous (Non-Traumatic) Ulcers, Diagnosis of Acute Traumatic Wounds, Diagnosis of fractures and Dislocations, Diagnosis of Sinuses, Diagnosis of Fistula-in-ano, Diagnosis of Penile and Veneral Diseases, Diagnosis of Penile Diseases, Diagnosis of Skin Diseases Including Leprosy, Diagnosis of Allergic Skin Manifestations, Diagnosis of Gastritis, Diagnosis of Spreading Cellulitis, Diagnosis of Pustular Eruptions, Diagnosis of Pox, Diagnosis of Minor Diseases, Diagnosis of Oral Diseases, Diagnosis of Diseases of Ear, Diagnosis of Diseases of Nose, Diagnosis of Eye Diseases, Diagnosis of Diseases of Head, Diagnosis of Menorrhagia, Diagnosis of Gynaecological Disorders, Diagnosis of Yonikanda, Diagnosis of Obstructed Labour, Diagnosis of Puerperal Disorders, Diagnosis of Mastitis/Breast Abscesses, Diagnosis of Breast Milk Abnormalities, Diagnosis of Paediatric Diseases, Diagnosis of Poisoning. lxviii+1172 Yr. of Pub.2007 8170843606. Bookseller Inventory # 56762 MsSVig

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    The full manual MOINTIAN is organized into four levels. While the levels are independent of each other, they are grouped into a single volume allows the student to get all the basic information available for the method.

    All symbols, techniques and tutorials are widely described, without reservation.

    Anyone by simply reading have full access to the energy that enables use the MOINTIAN.

    O manual completo do MOINTIAN está organizado em quatro níveis. Ao mesmo tempo que os níveis são independentes entre si, estarem agrupados em um único volume possibilita ao aluno obter toda a informação básica disponivel para método.

    Todos os símbolos, técnicas e iniciações estão amplamente descritas, sem reservas.

    Qualquer pessoa pela simples leitura tem acesso total à energia que o MOINTIAN possibilita utilizar. MsSVig

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    This is a pioneer work of its kind and traces in detail the steady growth of the ancient science of medicine from the Vedic times upto the advent of the British rule. To make it complete the learned author has given the account has given the account of the prominent sages who promulgated this science. To know the history of medicine in ancient Indiais to know the entire domain of Indology, as the teachers of medicine were sages who were seers of the Vedic hymns, elaborated the philosophical systems, speculated on the existence of God, and were, in fact, concerned in the intellectual history of ancient India. MsSVig

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    Not in His Image: Gnostic Vision, Sacred Ecology, and the Future of Belief

    Kindle eBook

    Print Length: 464 pages

    Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing (November 1, 2006)

    Language: English

    ISBN-10: 193149892X
    ISBN-13: 978-1931498920

    Basing much of Not in His Image on the Nag Hammadi and other Gnostic writings, John Lamb Lash explains how a little-known messianic sect propelled itself into a dominant world power, systematically wiping out the great Gnostic spiritual teachers, the Druid priests, and the shamanistic healers of Europe and North Africa. They burned libraries and destroyed temples in an attempt to silence the ancient truth-tellers and keep their own secrets. But as Lash reveals, when the truth is the planet Earth it cannot be hidden or destroyed.

    The author offers an examination of the truths hidden deep within the ancient Gnostic sects of Europe. Two thousand years ago the Pagan religion of Gnosticism was one of the world's largest religious belief systems. The Gnostics held a deep reverence for the earth in all its wonder and beauty. In contrast to the teachings of the patriarchal and monotheistic religious traditions, the Gnostic creation mythos was centered upon the compelling story of the Wisdom Goddess Sophia. This knowledge, which offers us new insight into the power of the earth as a vital living being, has been brought forth today as a fundamental part of the Gaia theory. The Gnostics had many beliefs that were considered heretical by the emerging Christian populations of classical Europe. John Lamb Lash acquaints us with their unique perspective on the nature of human experience and the destructive power of the mysterious beings they called the Archons whose dark influence has led to the fear-based, chaotic character of the times in which we live. By assisting us in comprehending the Gnostics vast knowledge of nature, the Earth, and the intimate relationship between the Goddess Sophia, and we who are her creation, he reconnects us with our ancient heritage and offers a sacred path toward the future.

    Not in His Image delves deeply into the shadows of ancient Gnostic writings to reconstruct the story early Christians tried to scrub from the pages of history, exploring the richness of the ancient European Pagan spirituality--the Pagan Mysteries, the Great Goddess, Gnosis, the myths of Sophia and Gaia--and chronicles the annihilation of this Pagan European culture at the hands of Christianity.

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    Meditation within Eternity is a journey into the heart of being spiritual in the modern world. Practical yet provocative, it pushes the limits of what spirituality is conceived to be, more than just relaxation and bits of Zen wisdom, it is the extraordinary yet invisible aspect of the universe we have forgotten how to touch, hear and see.

    This guide offers simple methods to gain unlimited spiritual energy, a forgotten resource and why many fail to truly grow spiritually. It also solves the missing link to accessing higher consciousness. It is the natural magnetic sense, or sixth sense, each of us possesses. The universe, reality, is molded by magnetism. We have an organic body, and an electric one. This electric, energy body, is capable of tapping the electromagnetic nature of reality. Following simple techniques and practical advice you will learn how it is possible to tap into the source code of reality.

    Meditation within Eternity provides practical, short meditation techniques for real spiritual growth. It serves a humble purpose – to give you the ability to experience spiritual awakening for yourself.

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    Dispelling Wetiko: Breaking the curse of evil

    There is a contagious psychospiritual disease of the soul, a parasite of the mind, that is currently being acted out en masse on the world stage via a collective psychosis of titanic proportions. This mind-virus─which Native Americans have called “wetiko”─covertly operates through the unconscious blind spots in the human psyche, rendering people oblivious to their own madness and compelling them to act against their own best interests. An inner cancer of the soul, wetiko flavors and manages our perceptions by stealth and subterfuge so as to act itself out through us while simultaneously hiding itself from being seen. Not constrained by the conventional laws of third-dimensional space and time, this ‘bug’ in the system deceives us by working with the intrinsic projective tendencies of our mind so as to appear external to and other than ourselves, utilizing the seemingly outside world as the canvas for its full-bodied revelation of itself. Wetiko nonlocally in-forms, gives shape to and configures events in the world so as to synchronistically express itself, which is to say that just like in a dream, events in the outer world are symbolically reflecting a condition deep within the psyche of humanity. Drawing on insights from Jungian psychology, shamanism, alchemy, spiritual wisdom traditions, and personal experience, author Paul Levy shows us that hidden within the venom of wetiko is a revelation as well as its own antidote, which once recognized can help us wake up and bring sanity back to our society. How wetiko manifests─will it destroy our species, or will it catalyze a deeper process of global awakening?─depends upon recognizing what it is revealing to us about ourselves.

    Forward by Catherine Austin Fitts

    many rave reviews on amazon, here are a couple:

    "Paul Levy's Dispelling Wetiko is among the very best books on the nature of evil that I have ever read, and because it offers a workable way out of the universal psychosis that native peoples call Wetiko, possibly the most important on the subject that I have had the pleasure of adding to my library. A real treasure."
    —Whitley Strieber

    "This book brilliantly exposes how the very roots of the madness that is threatening life on earth are ultimately to be found within our own psyche. I love that Paul is taking seriously the profound implications of what it means that all of us are living in a mass, shared dream. His startlingly clear premise challenges me to reflect upon both the world and myself in radically mind-altering ways. Something important is coming through his imagination-filled musings; his visionary insight into the intrinsic genius of our species feels inspired by a truly creative, compassionate, and enlivening spirit. I always look forward to reading Paul's work; it stimulates me to greater heights of lucidity, disturbs me enough to awaken me out of my complacency, and encourages me to fly on the wings of the creative imagination. The world would be a better place if everyone read this book. His vision is a royal gift for all of us. It makes me want to sing. Bravo!"

    Kindle eBook
    Paperback: 376 pages
    Publisher: North Atlantic Books (January 15, 2013)
    Language: English
    ISBN-10: 1583945482
    ISBN-13: 978-1583945483

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    This useful guidebook presents an overview of all aspects of needling, from the parameters of the needle itself to the importance of treating and anchoring the patient's spirit. Skya Abbate's clear language and detailed descriptions guide you step-by-step through thirteen categories of disease, ranging from anxiety, geriatric and chronic degenerative diseases, to those illnesses thought to be untreatable. Specialized chapters offer insight and guidance for practitioners seeking to enhance their treatment strategies with additional therapeutic techniques, including moxibustion, bleeding techniques, herbal liniments, infrared light, threading, and others. Rounding out the text is a practical appendix with a glossary of Chinese medical terminology, sample instructions for patients, as well as an index with more than 2,000 disorders. Skillfully weaving the time-honored principles of Oriental medicine into the cutting-edge reality of the clinic, this work offers a wealth of simple yet effective treatment strategies. MsSVig

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    The Way of Complete Perfection: A Quanzhen Daoist Anthology

    Louis Komjathy 康思奇, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies
    University of San Diego

    An anthology of English translations of primary texts of the Quanzhen (Complete Perfection) school of Daoism.

    Originating about 1163 CE, Quanzhen (Complete Perfection) Daoism is one of the most important Daoist movements in Chinese history. It remains the dominant form of monastic Daoism in the modern world, especially in its Longmen (Dragon Gate) lineage. This landmark anthology provides complete or partial translations of twenty-one Quanzhen texts. Most have never been translated or even discussed in scholarly literature. Louis Komjathy gives particular attention to work completed by the Quanzhen movement’s founder, Wang Chongyang (1113–1170 CE), and his first generation disciples. Translations include representative works from every major genre of Quanzhen literature, from poetry and discourse records to didactic texts, commentaries, and hagiographies. Three monastic manuals from the late medieval and late imperial periods of Quanzhen history are also included. An introduction to Quanzhen Daoism begins the work, and each chapter provides discussions of the history and topics relevant to each translation.

    “This is the first and only comprehensive analysis and translation of key scriptures related to the Complete Realization school of the Daoist tradition. Only a few of these texts have ever previously been translated into English, and these were not readily accessible. Complete Realization is one of only two Daoist schools to survive intact into the twenty-first century, and this work is highly significant in making available resources to non-Chinese readers for the study of a living tradition. Komjathy is one of only a handful of scholars in the field with the expertise to produce such a work.” — Jeffrey Dippmann, coeditor of Riding the Wind with Liezi: New Perspectives on the Daoist Classic

    Louis Komjathy is Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego. His previous books include Cultivating Perfection: Mysticism and Self-transformation in Early Quanzhen Daoism; Handbooks for Daoist Practice;and Title Index to Daoist Collections.


    Poetic Insights

    “摸魚兒”/“To the Tune ‘Groping for Fish’” by Wang Chongyang
    “骷髏”/“The Skeleton” by Tan Changzhen
    “傀儡論”/“The Marionette” by Ma Danyang
    “悟真歌”/“Song of Awakening to Perfection” by Wang Chongyang
    “四害”/“Four Hindrances” by Wang Chongyang
    “修行”/“Cultivation and Practice” by Wang Chongyang
    “修道”/“Cultivating the Dao” by Qiu Changchun
    “卜算子”/“To the Tune ‘Casting Lots” by Sun Buer
    “綉薄眉”/“To the Tune ‘Accentuating Slender Eyebrows’” by Sun Buer
    “梧葉兒調”/“To the Tune ‘Tree Leaves Rustling” by Sun Buer
    “滿庭芳”/“To the Tune ‘Fragrance Filling the Courtyard’” by Sun Buer
    “五更”/“The Five Night Watches” by Ma Danyang
    “金丹訣”/“Instructions on the Golden Elixir” by Wang Yuyang
    “金丹詩”/“Poems on the Golden Elixir” by Hao Guangning
    “青天歌”/“Song of the Clear Sky” by Qiu Changchun
    “仙樂絕句”/“Quatrains on Immortal Bliss” by Liu Changsheng
    “心是道”/“The Heart-mind Is the Dao…” by Wang Yuyang
    “委形贊”/“Elegy on Abandoning Form” by Ma Danyang

    Direct Instruction
    <<晉真人語錄>>/Discourse Record of Perfected Jin by Jin Daocheng
    “玉華社疏”/“Guidance for the Jade Flower Society” by Wang Chongyang
    <<丹陽真人語錄>>/Discourse Record of Perfected Danyang compiled by Wang
    <<郝太古真人語[ 錄]>>/Discourse Record of Perfected Hao Taigu compiled by
    Anonymous Disciples

    Daily Practice
    “十勸”/“Ten Admonitions” by Ma Danyang
    “十勸”/“Ten Admonitions” by Liu Changsheng
    << 重陽立教十五論>>/Fifteen Discourses to Establish the Teachings by Wang

    Alchemical Transformation
    <<大丹直指>>/Direct Pointers to the Great Elixir by Qiu Changchun

    scripture Study
    <<清靜經注>>/Commentary on the Qingjing jing by Liu Tongwei
    <<陰符經注>>/Commentary on the Yinfu jing by Liu Changsheng
    <<青天歌註釋>>/Commentary on the “Qingtian ge” by Wang Jie

    Hagiographical Ideals
    <<金蓮正宗記>>/Record of the Orthodox Lineage of the Golden Lotus by Qin Zhian
    <<終南山祖庭仙真內傳>>/Esoteric Biographies of Immortals and Perfected of the
    Ancestral Hall of the Zhongnan Mountains by Li Daoqian

    Monastic Life
    <<全真清規>>/Pure Regulations of Complete Perfection by Lu Daohe
    <<全真坐缽捷法>>/Practical Methods for the Sinking Bowl-Clepsydra from Complete
    Perfection by Anonymous
    <<初真戒>>/Precepts of Initial Perfection by Wang Changyue

    Appendix 1. Quanzhen Technical Glossary
    Appendix 2. Quanzhen Texts Translated in The Way of Complete Perfection

    Chinese Character Glossary


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    A free publication of the Aurum Solis - Ecclesia Ogdoadica

    Magick & Theurgy 02


    The Naxos Sphinx 8
    and the Delphi Sanctuary
    By Myriam Rotzetter.

    Hermes 14
    The Wise and Volatile God
    By Sophie Watson

    The Divine Arcana of the 18
    Aurum Solis
    By Martin Béliard

    From the Calyx to Hermes 24
    By Jean-Louis De Biasi

    Body, Mind & Soul 31
    By Patricia Bourin

    Symbols of the Great Work 33
    The Mercury of the Wise
    By Martin Béliard


    A Esfinge de Naxos 8
    e o Santuário de Delfos
    por Myriam Rotzetter.

    Hermes 14
    O Deus Sábio e Volátil
    por Sophie Watson

    Os Arcanos Divinos da 18
    Aurum Solis
    por Martin Béliard

    Do Calyx para Hermes 24
    por Jean-Louis De Biasi

    Corpo, Mente & Alma 31
    por Patricia Bourin

    Símbolos da Grande Obra 33
    O Mercúrio dos Sábios
    por Martin Béliard MsSVig

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    Book Description:

    This new compilation of teachings by Tarthang Tulku features beautiful design, figure photography, original art details, and illustrated stories. It addresses all aspects of meditation: what it is, the attitudes that help us benefit from it, and how to establish and sustain a satisfying practice. This is an unusually practical and straight-forward introduction to basic principles of meditation, the nature of mind, and the importance of taking responsibility for our attitudes and emotions.

    About the Author:

    Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche (དར་ཐན་སྤྲུལ་སྐུ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ dar-than sprul-sku rin-po-che) is a Tibetan teacher ("lama") in the Nyingma ("old translation") tradition. Having received a complete Buddhist education in pre-diaspora Tibet, he taught philosophy at Sanskrit University in India from 1962 to 1968, and emigrated to America in 1969, where he settled in Berkeley, CA. He is often credited as having introduced the Tibetan medicine practice of Kum Nye (སྐུ་མཉེ sku mnye་, "subtle-body massage") to the West.


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    Ayurveda is an age-old medical system that was formulated over 5,000 years ago. Documented in the Vedas, the ancient Hindu sacred texts of India, it is a complete wellness regimen with ultimate spiritual goals. Ayurveda provides a detailed analysis of India's four healing systems—Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Tibetan traditional medicine. This fascinating book also takes a look at IndiaÆs ancient beauty secrets: essays on hair, facial, hand and foot care are accompanied by more obscure practices such as healing with metals, minerals, crystals and gemstones, the art of body painting and chakra alignment. MsSVig

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    Herbs occupy the important place in the Ayurvedic Materia Medica and therapeutics. Though the drugs that are employed in the management of various diseases include vegetable, animal and mineral in origin, the polyherbal formulations out number the mineral and other metallic preparations. The modern scientists of phytochemistry have identified the following important pharmacologically active principles in medicinal plants viz.
    Alkaloids (Basic substances containing cyclic nitrogen, which are insoluble in water but combine with acids to form water soluble salts)
    Glycosides (Ether like combinations of sugars with other organic structures
    Oils (Fixed oils, volatile oils and mineral oil)
    Resins (insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol)
    Oleoresins (mixtures of volatile oils and resins)
    Gums (secretory products of plants and are dispersible in water)
    Tannins (Non-nitrogenous plants constituents and precipitate proteins of cells)

    Antibacterial substances fungi and moulds.
    In the current modern therapeutics the majority of the drugs that are used belong to synthetic in nature.
    In the modem pharmacology the drug action is quite often correlated with its chemical structure or active principle. But in Ayurvedic pharmacology the drug action is attributed to certain principles/attributes namely Rasa, Guna, Virya, Vipaka and Prabhava of the active principles of the drug. Rasa or taste of the drug indicates the genera! behaviour or effect of the drug on bodily or cellular components like Dosha (Vata, Pitta, Kapha), Dhatus (seven types of tissue components). Mala (metabolic debris), Srotas (channels/vessels) and Agni (energy useful to carryout digestion and metabolism of foods & drugs). In the modem pharmacology the modus operandi of the drug is explained through its drug molecule whereas Ayurveda attributes the mode of action of the drug to the five principles (Rasapanchaka). Majority of the times these Gunas (attributes) may not be measurable but inferred through their pharmacological actions. The study of the biological and therapeutic effects of the drugs (what drug does to the body) are explained by these principles which can be identified as pharmacodynamic principles of Ayurvedic pharmacology. These pharmacodynamic principles also influence the pharmaco-kinctics (study of the absorption, metabolism and excretion of drugs and their relationship to the pharmacological response) of the drugs.

    Routes of drug administration play an important role in the elucidation of drug action. A drug may exert different effects when given by different routes. Thus, oral magnesium sulphate acts as saline purgative. When injected, it is a depressant of central nervous system and acts as an anti-convulsant. On the other hand, hypertonic magnesium sulfate, given as a retention enema, can be used to reduce intracranial tension. Madanaphala when given orally acts as emetic and if administered with Vasti Dravays (ingredients of enema) facilitates for its quicker transportation in the colon by its Urdwabhagahara property and acts as a synergistic for toning up the nervous system or relieving intracranial tension.

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    Salient Features
    I.Diagnosis of disease
    1.Effects of Prarabdha
    2.Ayurveda and Astrology
    3.Planets, Signs and parts of the body
    4.Deavtas & Parts of Body
    5.27 Nakshatras. parts of body and Devatas
    6.Planets & diseases
    7.Nakshatras causing disease
    8.Combinations for Good / Bad health
    9.Yogas for intelligence, loss of intellingence, forgetfullness etc.
    10.Yogas causing various types of diseases called —Daihik, Daivik & Bhotik Тара.
    11.Yogas showing loss of limbs

    II.Problems concerning Progeny
    2.Various combinations showing doshas
    3.Curses of Snake, Matru, Pitru, Bhrathru, Maternal Uncle, Brahma shapa etc.
    4.Remedial measures as prescribed in shastras (classical and religious texts).

    III.Female Horoscope
    1.Feminine Dieases
    2.Pregnancy and planets
    3.Safe pregnancy and healthy child
    IV.Manifestation of diseases and its duration
    V.Diagnosis of diseases of kith and kin
    VI.Use of Horary methods for detection of dieases.

    Note: The Book is a treasure of sutras spread over in various Tamil and Sanskrit text. Book is found very useful by the readers for learning medical astrology and in diagnosis of diseases. Remedial measures given in the book have proved highly successful. MsSVig

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    Ayurveda has emphasized much upon preventive and curative aspects of woman and child health. Exhaustive information on various issues related on the subject is available in various texts of Ayurveda viz. Chciraka Samhita. Sushruta Scimhita. Ashthanga Sangraha. Ashtanga Hrtdaya. and Kashyapa Samhita. The comprehensive explanation of woman's health comprises in the branch Kauniara Hhntya The meaning of word Kumura is Child and the term Bhrityu. derived from Bharana covers procuring, carrying, bearing, upbringing, maintaining, supporting anti nourishing etc. Accordingly the subject concerned with achievement of conception, its maintenance and delivery then its protection, support and nourishment comes under the purview of Kaumara Bhrityu. Hence, considered the subject of Prasuti Tantra and Stree Roga (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) in addition to Pediatrics under Kaumara Bhritya, one among the eight specialties of Ayurveda that deals with management of diseases of children and women. The concepts of Ayurveda provide couples with the hest chance of having a healthy infant and also give access to appropriate health-care services that will enable women to go safely through pregnancy and childbirth. Ayurvedic concepts of Shishu-upachara arc supportive in complete development of child in physical, mental and social aspects. Reproductive health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters relating to the reproductive system and to its functions and processes.

    Despite the advances in technology, a high number of women continue to die in India. Top among the leading causes of death of women in developing countries is complications that arise during the pregnancy period and child birth. Sexually transmitted diseases. HIV and AIDS are among the other leading causes of death and disability among women of reproductive age. In India 301 women die annually for every 100,000 live births with wide regional disparities (SRS 2003). Maternal mortality is not the only adverse outcome of pregnancy. Because of miscarriages, induced abortion, and other factors, more than 40% of the pregnancies in developing countries result in complications, illnesses, or permanent disability for the mother or the child (WHO. 2001). These consequences cost a lot on national economics and reflect on the development of the country.


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