Return of the Rishi: A Doctor's Story of Spiritual Transformation and Ayurvedic Healing

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1991 - 212 pages
A remarkable first-person account of a young doctor's spiritual journey. Chopra guides us from his beginnings in India, through the conventional training of a Western physician, to his discovery of the ancient traditions of India's Ayurveda and the dimension of the mind in medicine.
 

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RETURN OF THE RISHI: A Doctor's Story Of Spiritual Transformation And Ayurvedic Healing

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Part memoir, part promo for Ayurvedic healing (India's ancient medical system), this is a highly readable account of an Indian's initiation into first Western-style, then Ayurvedic, medicine. Educated ... Read full review

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After I gave birth, I was stressed and used to eat too much. Somebody hinted at Ayurveda, so I had my mother get me some Ayurveda books from Germany way back in 1993. I don't know why it says that the ... Read full review

Contents

The Mongoose or the Cobra?
14
Junk Heaps at the Castle of Death
26
The Glass Mountain
86
An Arrow to the Heart
116
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Deepak Chopra, M.D., Founder and CEO, The Chopra Foundation, Adjunct Professor of Executive Programs at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, and Senior Scientist with The Gallup Organization. www.choprafoundation.org

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