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AAPNA Veda Vyasa Award 2017 for Ayurveda of Thailand Book

AAPNA Veda Vyasa Award 2017

Veda Vyasa AAPNA Award August 2017

AAPNA Veda Vyasa Award 2017 for Ayurveda of Thailand Book, The Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA) at the 27 Annual International Conference presented the Award of Veda Vyasa to Dr. Anthony B. James DNM(C), ND(T), MD(AM), DOM(C), DPHC(h.c.), PhD, M.Sc., RAAC, SMOKH, Professor and Dean of the Department of Sacred Natural Medicine and Ayurveda Medicine at SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine and School of Ayurveda Medicine, Brooksville, FL USA in recognition of his outstanding writing in his book “Ayurveda of Thailand, Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Yoga Therapy” at the Hindu Temple of Atlanta, GA on August 5th. 2017.

The award was presented by AAPNA Directors Dr. Shekhar Annambhota, MD (Ayurveda) and Dr. Vijay Jain, MD

AAPNA International Conference August 2017

Dr. James was also privileged to present the Key Note speech opening the conference.

Two ways to get the book: Ayurveda of Thailand: Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Yoga Therapy

Trade Paperback: Only $19.95: To review or order the paperback order on Amazon CLICK HERE!

Kindle Edition: Only $9.95: To review or order the Kindle version CLICK HERE!

News Update! July 2017:  Just awarded the 2017 Silver Medal Winner in the eLit Awards (independent publishing) digital publishing excellence in the “New Age/ Mind-Body-Spirit award category!

For a Bio on Dr. Anthony B. James CLICK HERE!

Ayurveda of Thailand Wins 2017 eLit Award

Ayurveda of Thailand Wins 2017 eLit Award

News Update! July 2017:  Just awarded the 2017 Silver Medal Winner in the eLit Awards (independent publishing) digital publishing excellence in the “New Age/ Mind-Body-Spirit award category!

Ayurveda of Thailand Wins 2017 eLit Award

Ayurveda of Thailand: Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Yoga Therapy

PRESS RELEASE

New comprehensive textbook on the Ayurveda and Thai Yoga of Thailand!
Brooksville, FL, Release Date: 09/05/2016 –

Ayurveda of Thailand: Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Thai Yoga are part of what makes Thailand, Thailand. The Royal ( Court or “Southern” Style) is the most classical form.

The book provides clear and concise instructions and details for the practice in a clinical setting. Over 160 photo and graphic illustrations present each traditional application in a logical format.

Readers will especially appreciate the detailed and well researched history and medical anthropology of Thailand’s great contribution to the world heritage of indigenous, traditional medicine systems. Thai Yoga Therapy is on par with Traditional Chinese Medicine and others.

It has become the nucleus of a new lifestyle and right livelihood for the thousands of US and Thai students, practitioners and teachers. Indigenous, Traditional Thai Massage (Indigenous Thai Yoga Therapy), also called “Ryksaa Thang Nuad Phaen Boran Thai” or the “ancient Chirothesia (Yoga Therapy) or hands-on healing” of Thailand, is born of a long tradition.

This unique system of indigenous, traditional, natural medicine and Yoga therapy finds it’s ancient roots first in the traditions of classical Ayurveda as far back as the 5th century BCE. Subsequently, the Vedic health and medical practices eventually became common practice in SE Asia. Burma (Myanmar) and Thailand were heavily influenced by succeeding generations of Buddhist influence, philosophy and practice. Some form of this traditional medicine has been taught and practiced in various locations for about 2500 years.

Two ways to get the book: Ayurveda of Thailand: Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Yoga Therapy

Trade Paperback: Only $19.95: To review or order the paperback order on Amazon CLICK HERE!

Kindle Edition: Only $9.95: To review or order the Kindle version CLICK HERE!

News Update! July 2017:  Just awarded the 2017 Silver Medal Winner in the eLit Awards (independent publishing) digital publishing excellence in the “New Age/ Mind-Body-Spirit award category!

AUTHOR BIO:
The outstanding credits of Anthony B. James DNM(P), ND(T, MD(AM), DPHC(h.c.), OMD, PhD, RAAP, SMOKH include: Author, lecturer, Aachan and Master of Indigenous,Traditional Thai Medicine and Indigenous, Traditional Thai Massage, Traditional Naturopath, Medical Doctor(AM) specializing in Pastoral, Indigenous, Traditional, Natural, Native American and alternative medicine, Registered Ayurveda Clinician and Doctor of Philosophy in Indigenous Medicine.

Over 20,000 students have gone through his SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies® educational programs since 1984. Honored by Royal Thai Government several times,TAT, Receiver of the Friend of Thailand award for Thai Medicine, Bangkok, Aachan and/or Master teacher and FIRST Westerner authorized to share Traditional Thai Medical Massage (Thai Yoga Therapy) in the west.

Ayurveda and Thai Yoga, Religious Therapeutics Theory and Practice

PRESS RELEASE! New Ayurveda Text Book!

Ayurveda and Thai Yoga Religious Therapeutics Theory and Practice

Ayurveda and Thai Yoga, Religious Therapeutics Theory and Practice

By Dr. Anthony B. James DNM(C), ND, MD(AM), DOM(C), DPHC(h.c.), PhD, M.Sc., RAC, SMOKH

Ayurveda, Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Yoga Therapy is strongly based on Classical Indian Ayurveda. The Indigenous medicine systems of India (Ayurveda, Yoga) have been practiced in one form or another in the land we call Thailand longer than the land has been called Thailand.

Ayurveda of Thailand and Thai Yoga originated in the pre-Thai dawn of the great Indian vassal kingdoms of the Khymer and Mon civilizations and in the Theraveda Buddhist medicne practices found within the orders of monks and nuns (the Sangha). The term “Ayurveda” combines the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge).

Ayurvedic medicine, originating in India, is one of the oldest systems of indigenous, traditional medicine in the world. Many Ayurvedic practices predate written records and were handed down by word of mouth. The ancient Thai people adopted these ancient traditions and over time adapted them to their way of life. Ayurveda of India, Khymer and Mon cultures became” Ayurveda of Thailand”!.

We now have practical means to be able to bring this medicine to our community. Life cycles out harmony with nature keep people from experiencing life in a full and productive way. These healing practices are seen as opportunities to learn a balanced way of living with nature. The nature that is outside of ourselves and the nature that is within. These remarkable teachings regarding restoration and maintenance of life have now been passed on to this generation. Thai Ayurveda/ ITTM/ Yoga Therapy incorporates elements of counseling,energy balancing, sacred nutrition and plant based diet, mindfulness, gentle rocking, deep stretching and rhythmic compression to create a singular healing experience. This work, as it brings fundamental elements and energy into harmony; creates wholeness of mind, body and spirit, in the client and the practitioner as well.

Add this Ayurveda textbook to your library today!

  1. Ayurveda and Thai Yoga, Religious Therapeutics Theory and Practice (Paperback)
  2. Ayurveda and Thai Yoga, Religious Therapeutics Theory and Practice (Kindle ebook version)

Thailand uses Traditional Thai Medicine Bringing Health Care to Elderly

Thailand uses Traditional Thai Medicine Bringing Health Care to Elderly

Wat Po Sen

Unlike many other countries, USA included Thailand values the contribution of the Indigenous Traditional Medicine (Thai Ayurveda/ Thai Yoga etc.) and has committed to ensuring the welfare of it’s aging population by utilizing it a health care resource. This is a big deal for any country to not only recognize it’s indigenous medicine heritage but to then incorporate it’s practice institutionally. No surprise for Thailand however, as the Thai government has been supporting traditional medicine for many years now.

Traditional Thai Medicine experts with various specialties from Yoga Therapy to Herbology work in teams alongside family physician, dentist, nurses, dental nurses, a pharmacist, a public health officer, a physiotherapist and a care-giver, and local residents working as a healthcare volunteers.

Read More: Meeting Age Head-on

Original Article: Courtesy Bangkok Post: ©Post Publishing PCL. All Rights reserved.

 

What is Somaveda Thai Yoga Book Now Available!

What is SomaVeda® Thai Yoga: 49 Systems of Self Expression and Healing

PRESS RELEASE: New Book!

New comprehensive textbook on the SomaVeda® style of Ayurveda and Thai Yoga of Thailand!

Meta Journal Press: Brooksville, FL, Release Date: 11/11//2016 –

What is SomaVeda Thai Yoga: 49 systems of Self Expression and Healing

The SomaVeda Integrated Traditional Therapies® Indigenous Thai Yoga Ayurveda based healing system is a complex, innovative and elegant healing methodology. This book shows just how diverse and comprehensive SomaVeda® Thai Yoga is an can be. This is religious therapeutics for modern times!

The book provides clear and concise instructions and details for the practice in personal, ministerial and clinical setting.

If your interested in Ayurveda, Thai Yoga or Traditional Thai Massage you must read this book!

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Ayurveda of Thailand Book now Available

Ayurveda of Thailand: Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Yoga Therapy

 

PRESS RELEASE

New comprehensive textbook on the Ayurveda and Thai Yoga of Thailand!
Brooksville, FL, Release Date: 09/05/2016 –

Ayurveda of Thailand Book

Ayurveda of Thailand: Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Thai Yoga are part of what makes Thailand, Thailand. The Royal ( Court or “Southern” Style) is the most classical form.

The book provides clear and concise instructions and details for the practice in a clinical setting. Over 160 photo and graphic illustrations present each traditional application in a logical format.

If your interested in Ayurveda, Thai Yoga or Traditional Thai Massage you must read this book!

Continue reading Ayurveda of Thailand Book now Available

Thailand promotes use of Thai Herbs and Traditional Medicine in Healthcare

Aachan, Prof. Dr. Anthony B. James

Anthony B James DNM(C), ND, MD(AM), DOM(C), DPHC(h.c.), PhD, RAC, SMOKH

In a Press release posted from the Foreign Office, The Government Public Relations Department, Office of the Prime Minister on the May 10th, 2016 Titled “Use of Thai Herbs and Traditional Medicine in Healthcare”,  The country of Thailand has announced a new major promotion to share the knowledge and indigenous, traditional plant based medicine of Thailand with the world.

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Thai Yoga at World Congress Natural Medicines

Thai Yoga at World Congress on Natural Medicines

Press Release:

Thai Yoga at World Congress Natural Medicines

On January 29, 30, 31st, 2016 Students and Faculty of the SomaVeda College of Natural Medicine  and the Thai Yoga Center of Brooksville Florida participated in the Third Annual World Congress on Natural Medicine and Tampa Physician’s Round Table at the Tampa Convention Center in downtown Tampa.

Thai Yoga at World Congress Natural Medicines was co-sponsored by the Sacred Medical Order of the Church of Hope (SMOCH), an international ecumenical monastic medical order and the Tampa Physicians Round Table.

Saturday the 30th. Dr. Anthony B. James, Director of Education and founder of SCNM: Thai Yoga Center gave a presentation on integration for Traditional Thai Massage, Thai Yoga, Thai Yoga Therapy,  Classical Ayurveda as a practical palliative therapy in Cancer treatment to the more than one hundred physicians from over 20 countries in attendance.

Dr. Anthony B. James with Dr. Tulio Simoncini and Staff Daniel Kram
Dr. Anthony B. James with Dr. Tulio Simoncini and Staff Daniel Kram

The title of the Monograph and Power point presented was “Indigenous, Traditional Medicinal Therapies as Cancer Complication Remediation and Palliative Support for Cachexia”.

The focus of Thai Yoga at The World Congress Natural Medicines was whether Indigenous and traditional, native medicine practices (Thai Yoga Therapy/ Ayurveda) and or evolving therapies derived from indigenous culture traditions make a positive contribution towards Cancer complication remediation and palliative care.  Dr. James cited international standards which Traditional Thai Massage and Thai Yoga Therapy clearly meet in respect to the practice guidelines on palliative therapies, procedures and positive outcomes. The scientific research support the clinical efficacy of Traditional Thai Massage (TTM) and Traditional Thai Physical Therapy (TTPT) also known as “Thai Yoga Therapy” in treating Cancer, Cancer symptoms, Cancer Palliation therapies for Cachexia and Pain are substantial. Over 40 published scientific clinical trials, research projects as well as anecdotal and traditional indications were cited in support.

Participants from over 20 countries presented on various topics relating to Cancer, Palliative Care, evolving strategies for prevention and treatment as well as the role of spirit and counseling in healing.

List of presenters

Bio’s and Lumenaries

Exibitors

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Traditional Thai Medicine, Massage Cultural Heritage

Recognizing Traditional Thai Medicine, Massage Cultural Heritage

Recognizing Traditional Thai Medicine, Massage Cultural Heritage

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Thai Massage and Thai Yoga Resources

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