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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgments

Introduction

PART 1: RASA SADHANA

1.1 Nine Rasas

Desirable and Less Desirable Rasas

Rasa Sadhana

1.2 Rasas in the Body

Rasas and Elements

Rasas and Doshas

Rasas and Gunas

Food, Senses, and Rasas

Rasas, Prana, and Breath

Rasas and Chakras

1.3 Body Emotions in Western Science

The Functioning of the Brain

Information Molecules

Drugs, Senses, and Food

Emotional Patterns

1.4. Indian Philosophy and Rasas

PART 2: THE NINE RASAS

2.1 Shringara: Love

2.2 Hasya: Joy

2.3 Adbhuta: Wonder

2.4. Shanta: Calmness

2.5 Raudra: Anger

2.6 Veera: Courage

2.7 Karuna: Sadness

2.8 Bhayanaka: Fear

2.9 Vibhatsa: Disgust

PART 3: WORKING WITH OUR RASAS

3.1 Mastering Emotions

The Great Taboo

Choose Sadness or Joy

Rasas of Preference

3.2 Rasa Sadhana

Reprogramming the Brain

Setting Objectives

Setting the Rules

Thoughts, Words, and Actions

Lifelong Rasa Sadhana

3.3 Balancing Sensory Input

Avoiding Confusion

Sound

Sight

Smell

Touch

Taste

Beyond the Senses

3.4. Cooking Emotions

The Rasa Dhatu

Balanced Ayurvedic Foods

Avoiding Emotionally Toxic Foods

Digestibility of Foods

Mood Foods

Other Aspects

3.5 Daily Routines

Tuning into Natural Cycles

Waking Up

Bathing

Puja

Meals

Exercise

Hobbies

Sleep

3.6 Emotional Emergencies

PART 4: OUR RASAS IN SOCIETY

4.1 The Emotional Evolution of Humankind

4.2 Rasas and Western Science

Effects of Emotions on Health

More Research Needed

Faulty Interpretation

4.3 Rasas, Religion, Spirituality, and Yoga

Rasa Yoga

Yoga and Rasas

Rasas in Yoga Teaching

Religion and Spirituality

4.4. Power to the Artists

Two Branches of Rasa Knowledge

Rasa and Bhava

Rasas, Ragas, and Dance

Objectives of Indian Art

Rules of Indian Art

Modern Art

4.5 Social Work and Politics

Rasas and Castes

Rasas and Social Work

Rasas and Politics

4.6 Mood Marketing

Rasas in Marketing

Mood Products

4.7 Rasas in Therapy

Conclusion

Sanskrit Glossary

References

Index

 
     
 

9 RASAS ?

LOVE - Shringara
beauty - devotion
JOY - Hasya
humor - sarcasm
WONDER - Adbhuta
mystery - curiosity
COURAGE - Veera
confidence - pride
PEACE - Shanta
relaxation - calmness
SADNESS - Karuna
compassion - pity
ANGER - Raudra
irritation - violence
FEAR - Bhayanaka
anxiety - worry
DISGUST -Vibhatsa
depression - self pity
   

YOGA GENT :
Gratis yogalessen

The Yoga of Nine Emotions, by Peter Marchand, based on the teachings of Harish Johari
Read more in the book :
"The Yoga of the Nine Emotions"

 

   
 

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