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Ayurveda Abroad: Non-native Perspectives and Needs for Translating It to Western Settings

This chapter intends to give a brief overview on what might be some of the crucial characteristics of Ayurveda research and practice in western countries in the twenty-first century. This summary is not intended as an exhaustive scholarly piece on each and every aspect of national and regional Ayurvedic characteristics regarding regional historical and cultural backgrounds, national healthcare systems, policy making, legal and insurance coverage issues, etc. outside of South Asia. Read more here.