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    DescriptionThe traditional medicines of Middle Asia are rich and varied - from the Ayurveda and Siddha medicines of India, to the Unani and Sufi healing practices of the Middle East. Dr. Marc S. Micozzi unfolds the compelling idea that vital energy, expressed as "prana" in the Indian practice of Ayurveda, is the unifying concept that underpins and connects all of these traditions. Describing the origins, health strategies, diagnostic approaches, and modern-day uses of each tradition, he also draws parallels to, and finds correlations with, mainstream Western concepts - and demonstrates how all these therapies fit within the context of their own cultures and ours. This groundbreaking book will be of interest to practitioners of all Middle Eastern and Asian medical traditions, complementary and alternative health practitioners, and anyone with an interest in Middle Eastern and Asian approaches to health and well-being.


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    Title
    Vital Healing
    Subtitle
    Energy, Mind and Spirit in Traditional Medicines of India, Tibet and the Middle East - Middle Asia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marc S. Micozzi, With Donald McCown, With Mones Abu-Asab, With Hakima Amri, With Kevin Ergil, With Howard Hall, With Hari Sharma, With Kenneth G. Zysk
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781848191563
    ISBN 10: 1848191561
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPCT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.2
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FKA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 420
    BIC subject category V2: MX, VXHT
    Ingram Subject Code: OP
    Libri: I-OP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26970
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/NEWAGE
    B&T Approval Code: A09204062
    BISAC V2.8: HEA025000, HEA032000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA009000
    B&T Approval Code: A65803000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FKA, 1FB, 1FPCT
    DC22: 615.8/9
    BISAC V2.8: OCC011000
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 615.5095
    LC classification: RZ999 .M43 2011
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    Singing Dragon
    Publication date
    15 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD, was the Founder and Director of the Policy Institute for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He is former Executive Director of the College of Physicians, and Director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine. For many years, Dr. Micozzi has pioneered vital health information to professionals and consumers, collaborating with former US Surgeon General C. Everett Koop and other leaders in the growing wellness movement. He has frequently shared the speaker's podium and the radio and television airwaves with leaders such as Drs. Andrew Weil, Deepak Chopra, Mehmet Oz, and Dean Ornish. Dr. Micozzi has a consulting medical practice in Bethesda, Maryland, and Rockport, Massachusetts.
    Table of contents
    Preface.; 1. Vital Healing: Body and Spirit (Contribution by Hari Sharma, MD).; 2. Vital Energy: Spirit and Flow in Asian Medicines.; 3. Continuous Healing: Traditional Ayur Vedic Medicine of India.; 4. Alchemical Healing: Traditional Siddha Medicine of South India.; 5. Yoga: Journey From Body to Spirit.; 6. Quantum Healing: Maharishi Ayur Veda (MAV) (Contribution by Hari Sharma, MD).; 7. To the High Himalaya: Tibetan Medicine.; 8. The Light of Healing: Unani Medicine.; 9. Rapid Healing: Sufism of the Middle East.; 10. The Sum of Healing (Contribution by Hari Sharma, MD). Index.