Effects of Yoga on Hypertension | Himalayan Institute

Effects of Yoga on Hypertension

Dr Swami Shankardevananda

Effects of Yoga on Hypertension is a book about hypertension and how it is one of many psychosomatic diseases which can be treated through a combination of yoga and traditional medicine.This disease is a symbol of other maladies from which mankind currently suffers and which cause seemingly endless suffering.The root cause of all diseases is the same: ignorance of our true nature and lack of awareness of who we really are. This Book will help one gain a better understanding of physical, pranic ,mental, and spiritual bodies. Once these are understood one can begin to kindle the flames of peace and good health.The disease can be kept at bay and even prevented from entering the body or mind.

Product Details

Publisher: Bihar School of Yoga
Copyright: 1978, Current printing 1998
ISBN: 81-85787-27-1
218 pages, photos and captions
5.5" x 8.5"

Yoga / Spirituality

About the Author:

Dr Swami Shankardevananda

"I read my first book on yoga and meditation when I was 13 years old. The Third Eye by Lobsang Rampa tells the story of a young boy who enters a Tibetan Monastery and undergoes rigorous training to become a spiritual adept. This story awoke a deep longing and set the course for my life. Today, I am a western medical doctor, yoga Acharya (authority), yoga therapist, psychotherapist, author and teacher. My work integrates western mind-body medicine and psychotherapy with eastern methods of mind-body development and awakening consciousness. In my medical practice and through Skype and telephone consultations I treat chronic physical and psychological diseases by combining western medicine with yoga, yoga-tantra, Ayurveda, and other systems of self-development. As the co-founder and director of Big Shakti, I collaborate with Jayne on the company’s evolution and especially our online educational tools. Many of our guided meditations and courses derive from techniques that I have developed over 40 years of live teaching and running a yoga therapy medical practice. I also provide direct support to students through group webinars and private consultations."

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