Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth

Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth

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Random House, Inc.
Offering practical instruction on how to perform the Tibetan Rites of Rejuvenation, which will take only minutes a day, many practitioners have experienced benefits, including increased energy, weight loss, better memory, new hair growth, pain relief, better digestion, and feeling overall more youthful.

Legend has it that hidden in the remote reaches of the Himalayan mountains lies a secret that would have saved Ponce de Leon from years of fruitless searching for the Fountain of Youth. There, generations of Tibetan monks have passed down a series of exercises with mystical, age-reversing properties. Known as the Tibetan Rites of Rejuvenation or the Five Rites, these once-secret exercises are now available to Westerners in Ancient Secret of the Fountain Of Youth. Peter Kelder's book begins with an account of his own introduction to the rites by way of Colonel Bradford, a mysterious retired British army officer who learned of the rites while journeying high up in the Himalayas. Fountain of Youth then offers practical instructions for each of the five rites, which resemble yoga postures. Taking just minutes a day to perform, the benefits for practitioners have included increased energy, weight loss, better memory, new hair growth, pain relief, better digestion, and feeling overall more youthful.

Baker & Taylor
Adding a foreword by author Bernie Siegel and a final chapter, a best-selling guide to health--originally published in 1985--presents a series of short, yoga-like exercises, developed by generations of Tibetan monks, reputed to reverse the physical and mental effects of aging.

Blackwell North Amer
It's the late 1920s in colonial India. Driven by a seemingly irrational wish, an aging British Army officer embarks upon an adventure of discovery that leads to forbidden Tibet - an ancient land obscured by centuries of isolation; a land of wonder, where miraculous feats are a part of everyday life. There, in the shadows of the earth's tallest mountains, he stumbles on the hidden Shangri-La, a mysterious place without time where people age but somehow never grow old.
So begins Peter Kelder's chronicle of Colonel Bradford, whose extraordinary adventure brings him back to the West years later at age 73, looking and acting like a man of 45!
How did he accomplish this remarkable feat of rejuvenation? The secret, says Bradford, is a series of five ancient Tibetan exercises, which anyone can perform in a matter of minutes. These simple exercises - which he calls the Five Rites - restore youthful health and vitality by balancing and harmonizing invisible energy vortexes within the body.
Originally written in the 1930s, Kelder's book was revived in 1985. Helped only by word-of-mouth, it soared in popularity, quickly becoming a number one international bestseller. This expanded and updated edition restores the book's final chapter, unseen in more than half a century.

Baker
& Taylor

Presents a series of short, yoga-like exercises, developed by Tibetan monks, reputed to reverse the physical and mental effects of aging

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1998
Edition: 1st Doubleday ed
ISBN: 9780385491624
038549162X
Branch Call Number: 613.7 K276a 1998
Characteristics: xviii, 106 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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