Posts Tagged ‘self care’

Introducing Yoga Chikitsa – Self Help to Better Health

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

Although yogic practices of Hatha Yoga are principally used as a method of preventing disease, they extend into the area of self-help.  Most of the disciplines originate in the ancient Ayurvedic system known as Yoga Chikitsa with many similar practices being incorporated in western naturopathic medicine today.

The traditional manner of treating disease by the use of herbs and substances prepared according to Ayurvedic medicine in India has a scientific background with its logic shared by all who recognise the healing powers of herbs and the validity of the homoeopathic system of medicine.

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Yoga Chikitsa

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Although yogic practices of Hatha Yoga are principally used as a method of preventing disease, they extend into the area of self-help therapy or Yoga Chikitsa.  Most of the healing disciplines originate in the ancient Ayurvedic system share many similar practices being incorporated in western naturopathic medicine today.

The philosophy behind the science is a respect for all life. It concedes that the tiniest expression of natural life has its design and purpose within life’s evolution, even the smallest atom, or ion. Within its basic philosophy and in common with the Chinese system of medicine

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