Author: V K Subramanian
Publisher: Abhinav Publications
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817017323X
The Holistic Way to Health, Happiness and Harmony contains one hundred and eight prescriptions, being the distilled essence of ancient Hindu wisdom, ranging from astropalmic analysis, practice of the eight limbs of Yoga to maintain a perfect body, mind-vacuuming or meditation to ensure a stress-free life, breath regulation, twenty- two varied ways of relaxing the mind and the body, eleven diet axioms and eleven wonderfoods to be taken daily, practical suggestions for choosing life-partners and making marriages joyous, meaningful and long-lasting, ideas for creating a beautiful environment at home by using the lucky colours to the more esoteric awakening of Kundalini or creative power, the development of spirituality through four different paths or a mix of the four, the four main goals of life and the four stages of life and how the two can be beautiful interlinked, the concept of enjoyment leading to liberation and finally the philosophy of advaita which stresses the oneness of all creation, united by an underlying common Spirit so as to enable us to forget the artificial barriers and confrontational divisions based on sex, race, colour, nationality, religion, etc.
This book is an invaluable guide and companion to all those who aspire for strong and healthy bodies, happy relationship and a harmonious world.
INTRODUCTION: THE PHILOSOPHIC CONTEXT
The Twelve-step plan of Action
The Eight Limbs of Yoga
Breathing: All that you should know about
Mind-vacuuming or meditation: What’s the right technique?
Relaxation: The Wonderworking options available
Diet: What, When, Where to eat? The common wonderfoods
The Secret of Happy Relationships
Designing Congenial Environments: The Magic of Colour
Causes and Cure of Stress
Arousal of Creativity: Kundalini Yoga
Development of Spirituality: The Four Paths
Bhoga and Yoga: Enjoyment and Liberation
Advaita or Vedanta: The Oneness of All
Conclusion: Summing Up