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Modern and global Ayurveda
pluralism and paradigms
edited by Dagmar Wujastyk and Frederick M. Smith.

Published 2008 by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Plural medicine and East-West dialogue / Mike Saks
The evolution of Indian government policy on Ayurveda in the twentieth century / Dominik Wujastyk
Divorcing Ayurveda: Siddha medicine and the quest for uniqueness / Richard S. Weiss
Ayurveda and the making of the urban middle class in north India, 1900-1945 / Rachel Berger
The ayurvedic diaspora: a personal account / Robert E. Svoboda
An overview of the education and practice of global Ayurveda / Claudia Welch
Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia databases in the context of the revitalization of traditional medicine / Unnikrishnan Payyappallimana
The woes of ojas in the modern world / G. Jan Meulenbeld
Ayurveda and sexuality: sex therapy and the "paradox of virility" / Joseph S. Alter
Ayurveda in modern India: standardization and pharmaceuticalization / Madhulika Banerjee
Practicing Ayurveda in the United Kingdom: a time of challenges and opportunities / Sebastian Pole
Cultural loss and remembrance in contemporary ayurvedic medical practice / Manasi Tirodkar
Practicing Ayurveda in the western world: a case study from Germany / Ananda Samir Chopra
Ayurvedic medicine in Britain and the epistemology of practicing medicine in "good faith" / Suzanne Newcombe
Maharishi ayur-ved: a controversial model of global Ayurveda / Françoise Jeannotat
Maharishi ayur-veda: "perfect health" through enlightened marketing in America / Cynthia Ann Humes.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
R605 .M63 2008

The Physical Object

xiii, 349 p. ;
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
0791474895, 0791474909
9780791474891, 9780791474907
LC Control Number
Library Thing

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