Ayurveda of Thailand: Indigenous Traditional Thai Medicine and Thai Yoga make 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 photos and graphic illustrations present each traditional application logically. Readers will especially appreciate the detailed and well-researched history and medical anthropology of Thailand’s significant contribution to the world heritage of indigenous, traditional medicine systems and Yoga Therapy on par with Traditional Chinese Medicine and others.
It has become the nucleus of a new lifestyle and the right livelihood for 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 from a long tradition.
This unique system of indigenous, traditional, natural medicine and Yoga therapy finds its ancient roots first in the traditions of classical Ayurveda as far back as the 5th century BCE. Subsequently, Vedic health and medical practices eventually became common 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.
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