Origins, History, & Principles of Ayurveda & Yoga

January 13, 2015
Hosted by Ann Holaday

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Ayurveda and Yoga are sanskrit words, ayur meaning life, veda meaning science or knowledge and yoga means to unite. These universal concepts are the philosophies of sages which originated thousands of years ago in the East but still apply to our lives today. The host tells the story of her discovery of Ayurveda and Yoga and of her passion to inspire every man woman and child all over the world to go back to the true nature of being human through this knowledge. There will be an explanation of the Vedic theory of creation, the law of karma and the qualities of matter, concepts which lay the foundation for the series. Ayurveda is a natural, holistic medical system recognized by WHO. The host and her guest Dr Raghavan will discuss exactly what this means, how Ayurveda differs from modern medicine and how its principles can be adopted to prevent disease and maintain good health. ATAY intends to form a global community by making the science of life a way of life. Join the conversation.

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The concepts of Ayurveda and Yoga are poorly understood and there are many misconceptions about them. The goal of According to Ayurveda and Yoga radio shows is to present authentic knowledge of the science of life and the science of consciousness in a way which is easy to understand. Each week the principles will be discussed and how they can be applied to everyday living to achieve complete health of body, mind and spirit. Management of health can be achieved through Ayurveda and Yoga and therefore freedom from disease can be attained.

Supplemental information on the programs is available at www.ataytv.com. A segment of each program will be devoted to questions and comments from listeners.

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Ann Holaday

Ann Holaday

Ann (Aneesha) Holaday is an Ayurvedic professional whose passion is to tell the world about the amazing power of Ayurveda and Yoga. She was born, brought up and educated in Britain and has lived in Washington State since 1981. She has been married twice and widowed twice, has three grownup children and two grandsons. Her lifetime career has been in Radiation Therapy where she was an educator, manager and practitioner. She has authored a book, “The Mountain Never Cries,” and is a teacher of English as a Second Language. She has lived in Puerto Rico, New Zealand, India, Britain, Germany and USA.

Since the death of her second husband fourteen years ago, Ann has traveled the world extensively and she discovered Ayurveda and Yoga when visiting India ten years ago. She was captured by the profound knowledge of the ‘Science of Life’ and studied at the JIVA Institute and Ayurveda College in India. In the USA at the American Institute of Vedic Studies and Ayurvedic Institute. She is a professional member of NAMA, National Ayurvedic Medical Association and AAPNA, Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America. She has presented papers at conferences in India at the AAPNA Conference in Lucknow, Global Ayurveda Festival in Cochin, 6th Annual Holistic Health Conference in Kottayam, and World Ayurveda Congress in Delhi. She is founder of According to Ayurveda and Yoga Global Community whose mission is to make Ayurveda and Yoga a way of life all over the world through education.

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