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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