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  • Ayurveda: The Complete Beginner's Guide

  • Discover Principles of Self-Healing, Life Balance, Natural Remedies to Prevent Disease. Includes Healing, Weight Loss Recipes, Yoga, Aromatherapy, Meditation
  • By: Mark White
  • Narrated by: Angela Barberio
  • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Health & Wellness, Alternative & Complementary Medicine
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Summary

Ayurveda is a prehistoric medical practice originated in India that has found its way into alternative contemporary practices around the globe, applying herbal compounds that are often composed of up to 50 different plants and sometimes other substances - even metals, which made this whole health system become questionable, since the heavy metals included are toxic to the human body, but then laboratory experimentations have shown that its remedies can be fused into health care systems from the western hemisphere. These herbs are not only ingested orally but sometimes rubbed on skin externally. Ayurveda also prescribes oil massages and behavioral changes, which sometimes include psychological and philosophical approaches. 

The core essence of the whole Ayurvedic system is to balance the health of a person in all directions; hence, diet upgrades are also recommended. Another keen aspect of Ayurveda covered in this book is the three doshas theory. This attempts to explain the differences in people and what is most suitable for who, what causes what, and what can lead to a relief from what. In very practical and applicable instances, Ayurveda is explained to its very core, with multiple highlights of the lifestyle directions that can be beneficial to every “dosha" type. With the practices in the field, the benefits cannot be underestimated because of the vast proofs of the efficiency and longevity over time, both culturally and even in the exported practice in different places around the globe. 

Also, the art has evolved a lot over the years, from ancient practices to well documented modern techniques. It is of no doubt that the contents are more than just mere concepts. Generally, this book serves as a map through the terrain of Ayurveda in a way understandable by everyone.

©2020 Mark White (P)2020 Mark White

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it's my first book about Ajurveda and I hated it.

it's my first book about Ajurveda and I hated it. it's extremely confusing. a lot of informations squized into a few hours book. the narrator voice is also very robotic.
I wish I didn't waste my money on this book

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Terrible reading

Unfortunately it is impossible to listen to this book as the narrator makes too many mistakes in pronunciation and seems hesitant and confused. There is zero flow. A pity as I was interested in the topic.

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  • 26-03-20

Very interesting

I have some autoimmune issues and fibromyalgia. So I grabbed this audiobook, to help learn how to heal myself up with a more natural approach. This is a wonderful audiobook on Ayurveda and it is a Christmas gift for my spouse.

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  • 26-03-20

Love this audiobook

I love this audiobook! I have been wanting to begin Ayurveda and this audiobook was perfect. Easy and simple recipes and additional tips on living. Beautiful pictures and easy to follow. A must for those wanting to begin their journey

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-03-20

This is a very practical audiobook

The audiobook helps me to gain a better insight into the principles and use of ayurvedic practices. It has helped me to gain a better understanding of what I thought I already knew.

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  • Hair By Dre
  • 13-05-22

useful information

easy to follow and well explained. Useful information I did think it was a good idea to explain the cons of a ayurveda lifestyle.

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  • 26-03-20

Great audiobook

I love this audiobook. Great info for beginners and those with experience. I love all the recipes and helpful tips! I love this audiobook! Great for introducing the concepts and practical tools to get started!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-03-20

Great audiobook for the basics

A great overview of Ayurvedic practices, the author goes into a great deal of detail on a diet, exercise, meditation, and more. as advertised and works as it should. Beautiful and educational. I was curious about this lifestyle, and this audiobook was great.

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  • 26-03-20

Very good for Beginners!

I have been learning the Ayurvedic Medicine through this audiobook, it comes with a quick test so you can find out your main Dosha. I am putting a lot of things into practice through my daily routine since started listening to the audiobook!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-03-20

Great audioBook!

This is a great audiobook for anyone looking to learn the basics of Ayurvedic lifestyle. It has suggestions for a 21-day introduction into the lifestyle. What I like is that it offers a little more detail than what I found on YouTube but not so much info that it feels overwhelming. I have some familiarity with some of these principles but she offers the ‘why or why not to combine one thing with another. I really found this to be helpful. I’ve enjoyed listening to this audiobook and suggest it.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-03-20

Easy to follow

This s a very direct and easy to follow and understand for a beginner like me, about Ayurveda. I like everything about this audiobook and would recommend it to anyone interested in this subject.

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  • 26-03-20

Great Practical Intro!

This audiobook is a great jumping in point for practical Ayurveda. It’s “simple” as others point out, but it’s meant to be so. It’s for those who want to get their feet wet quickly while learning. The dosha diagnostic quiz is great too.