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Author: G L Krishna

India’s greatest gift to the world is perhaps Vedānta, the science of reality, which can be hailed as the crown-jewel among the various treasures that our unbroken tradition of over five thousand years has offered. In the wisdom-lineage of the ancient Hindu civilization, four great names that contributed to the

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A plain language summary of the paper is provided at the end for the benefit of the lay reader. – Editor   चिकित्सानुभवस्यैव युक्तिबद्धं निरूपणम्। आयुर्वेदाख्यशास्त्रं तत् स्वस्थातुरपरायणम्।। सूत्रमेकमपेक्षन्ते योजने तर्कसम्मते। सूत्रस्यैतस्य सिद्ध्यर्थं दोषाणां परिकल्पना।। शरीरावयवा: दोषा: इत्यस्त्यात्रेयशासनम्। तन्न सम्यक् यतस्तत्तु हेत्वाभास इति स्थिति:।। First of all, I have concluded, without perhaps a need to revisit, that the tridosha theory, as contained in the

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The books on Ayurveda and related topics can be largely divided into five categories based on the level of the reader – for the lay person, for the student of Ayurveda, for the Ayurvedic practitioner, for the advanced student, and for the researcher. The student of Ayurveda needs to acquire familiarity

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The Geeta exposition is essentially contained between the words 'अशोच्यान्' (BG 2.11) and 'मा शुच:' (BG 18.66). The central message is quite simply ‘grieve not’; for what really is, is of the nature of pure joy ("नासतो विद्यते भावो नाभावो विद्यते सत:"). How not to grieve is what Krishna seeks

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What can we do to stay healthy? Nothing much frankly, except for an easy adherence to a few simple rules. These rules relate to the four pillars of health namely, food, sleep, exercise and emotional wellness. आहार-निद्रा-व्यायाम-ब्रह्मचर्यै: सुयोजितै:। शरीरं धार्यते नित्यमागारमिव धारणै:।। (राघवन् तिरुमुत्पाट्) Food "You are what you eat." Traditional, time-honored foods that are

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The uniqueness of sanatana dharma is its universality. Three cardinal features confer upon it its universal character. These three are however not mutually exclusive; they, in fact, nourish one another. 1. The Natural Foundation न वा अरे देवानां कामाय देवा: प्रिया: भवन्ति आत्मनस्तु कामाय देवा: प्रिया: भवन्ति । न वा अरे वेदानां कामाय वेदा:

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