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Ayurveda At A Crossroads: Critical Questions For Today’s Ayurveda Community

Hitāhitam sukham duhkham āyustasya hitāhitam mānam ca tacca yatroktam āyurvedaḥ sa ucyate “That is said to be Ayurveda which measures the beneficial and harmful, the happy and unhappy, the wholesome and unwholesome factors of life and the lifespan.” Caraka Samhita I/41 Although certainly not for the first time in its history, …

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In Nepal, An Ayurvedic Practitioner Seeks Support

We came across this heartfelt message on Facebook. Kay (Savita) Brownfield, director of the non-profit The Growing Edge circulated a letter seeking support for earthquake survivors in Nepal. The Growing Edge financially supports the Devi Ma Kunja Ayurveda Hospital in Sidapole, Nepal (pictured right). The hospital is operated by selfless …

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Is Ayurveda A Licensed Profession In The USA?

In the United States, Ayurveda is considered a ‘complementary health approach’ by the National Institute of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). Ayurveda is not currently licensed in any of the 50 states. However the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) is working on changing that. NAMA represents …

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Advisor of National Ayurvedic Medical Association Dr. Vasant Lad Highly Praised Veda Pulse ™, computer pulse diagnosis

Leading developer of software and hardware kit VedaPulse™ Oleg Sorokin recently came back from his trip to the USA where he gave a workshop to Dr. Vasant Lad and his disciples. While developing algorithms for VedaPulse(tm) computer pulse diagnosis, I was using ideas of a famous Ayurvedic doctor in the …

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