Archive for February, 2014

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“Ayurveda – Concepts and their Evolution” is now available for purchase worldwide

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The book may be purchased in the following countries through the links below.

Australia
Brazil
Canada
France
Germany
India
Italy
Japan
Mexico
United Kingdom
United States and the rest of the world

02.20
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About Dr. Shantaram Kane

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Dr. Shantaram Kane is a Chemical Engineer. He earned a B.Tech from IIT Bombay and a S.M. and ScD. from M.I.T., USA. He worked for 26 years in several companies at senior levels in the management of technology and R&D. He was an Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering at IIT-Bombay from 2001-13 where he was involved with research on Bhasma and Homeopathy. In his personal research, he has invented a process to make super-active natural product extracts in edible oil and an integrated therapy concept combining Ayurveda with Homeopathy and Su Jok. Using this, he has evolved a concept of socially sustainable clinics for affordable healthcare for the benefit of society.

The Series “Curiosity-Driven Explorations” is the outcome of the author’s hobby of Ayurveda that commenced in 1983.

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02.20
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Announcing the publication of “Ayurveda – Concepts and their Evolution”

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Pliny Publishers, Inc. is proud to announce the Publication of “Ayurveda – Concepts and their Evolution.”  The new book by Dr. Shantaram Kane will be available as a Kindle eBook on Amazon.com and its international websites on Friday, February 21, 2014.  Additional information about the book and the cover art are noted below:

In this book the author introduces the reader to the ancient story of sustained curiosity-driven explorations approach of our ancestors and how this led to a vast treasure trove of knowledge in the form of Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India. The author then provides a simple, easy to understand description of the basic concepts of Ayurveda, and how these may have evolved into a holistic therapy for human beings and also for animals and crops.

The narrative discusses important key areas such as the:
• Language of Ayurveda
• Evolution of Dravyagunavidnyan – i.e. properties of all natural products
• Evolution of process Technology – Decoctions, Asava, Arishta, Siddha-tailam/ghrutam, and Bhasma
• Evolution of poly-herbal formulations
• Evolution of food Technology and diet and lifestyle guidelines
• Discussion of special claims and products in the context of modern science
• How to continue with curiosity-driven exploration in the 21st Century

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