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Mind and the Basis of Psychology In Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Medicine C. Scott Ryan

Mind and the Basis of Psychology In Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Medicine

C. Scott Ryan

Published November 16th 2011
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46 pages
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Mind and the Basis of Psychology In Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Medicine looks at the psychological aspect of man through the lens of Ayurveda through which “mind” is defined as well as the functions of the mind- methods of evaluating one’s psychologicalMoreMind and the Basis of Psychology In Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Medicine looks at the psychological aspect of man through the lens of Ayurveda through which “mind” is defined as well as the functions of the mind- methods of evaluating one’s psychological constitution and its current state of health- as well as the Ayurvedic perspective on psychotherapy and the elucidation of sixteen archetypes.Body and mind are not separate in Ayurvedic wisdom and knowledge. What affects one will affect the other – they are two sides of the same coin. By analyzing the mind, the function of our inner equipment or psychological apparatus (the antahkarana), we begin to understand and identify with the one part of our selves that does not change – the Purusha (he that dwells within the city of the senses). By understanding the mind it is easier to know what belongs to one’s self and what belongs to the outside world of the senses and through which we are able to live truly within our own nature – the state of moksha, Self-realization and enlightenment the purpose of both Ayurveda and Yoga