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PART - 7: ROLE OF DIETARY REGIMEN IN CONTROL OF MIND :

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Date: Tue Oct 20 1998 - 06:29:21 PDT

Dear Bhagavatas:
Presented below is Part 7 on Role of Dietary Regimen in Control of mind
Dasoham
Anbil Ramaswamy
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PART - 7: ROLE OF DIETARY REGIMEN IN CONTROL OF MIND: 

C.Swami Sri Desikan has drawn up an elaborate list of vegetables / products
that should not be eaten. We give below the Tamil and popular and / or
botanical names of these for general guidance. 

But, please do not be put off by this list. He has given another list of
exceptions and relaxations under which even some of the prohibited items could
be consumed as also yet another list of items that can be consumed freely
without restrictions. {Vide Sections (D) and (E)}
   TAMIL NAME               POPULAR AND/OR BOTANICAL NAME
{I have double checked the accuracy of the equivalents with Tamil Pundits and
Botanical specialists. If, in spite of this, there are any errors, the same
may kindly be brought to my notice. In the case of items 41 to 44, the exact
equivalents could not be got verified. If any of the readers has the details,
I would request to be informed. Thanks. A.R.)

1.	Athi Varieties	-	       Ficus Racemosa	    
2.	Perarku	-	             Bauhinia Racemosa	
3.	Irali	-	                   Ficus Virens	
4.	Vellai Kathari               White egg plant	-White brinjals	
5.	Aal	                               Banyan		
6.	Arasu	                         Peepal	- Ficus Religiosa	
7.	Ayil	                         Chittagong wood	Chickrasia Tabularis	
8.	Aarai	-	                   Masculia Quadrifolia	
9.	Naruvili	-	             Cordia Obliqua/Monoria	
10.	Pungu	-	                   Dalbergia	
11.	Thigaipoondu	             A plant that causes confusion in mind		
12.	Kurinji	                         A shrub	Maruthonri Terminawa	
13.	Tanri	-	                   Bellenica	
14.	Kusumbai	-	             Carthamus Tinctorium	
15.	Velai	-	                   Cleone Pentaphytta	
16.	Sivappu/Nattu Murungai- Drumstick-Hyperanthera Muringa-	
17.	Sukam	                          Sukampal		
18.	Tamarai Kizhangu	         Lotus bulb	Nelumbo Nucifera	
19.	Ulli	                                 Garlic		
20.	Siriya Avarai	               Beans	-	
21.	Thummatti	-	               Callous Leaved Bryonia	
22.	Therar Kai	                     Clearing nut	Strychnoo Patatatura	
23.	Panai	                            Palmyra palm		
24.	Nayuruvi	-	                Achyranthus Aspera	
25.	Kadambu	-	                Eugenica Racemosa	
26.	Naikkudai	                      Mushroom (A popular edible USA)	
27.	Suraikkai	                      A variety of gourd	-	
28.	Peerkku	                      Ridge gourd	-	
29.	Sanar Keerai	                Hemp	-	
30.	Siru Keerai	-	                Amaranthus Gangeticus	
31.	Sivanda Agathi	-	          Cormilla Grandi Flora	
32.	Purasu	-	                       Balia Frundosa	
33.	Pasala	-	                       Portulaca Obracora	
34.	Vilvakkai	-	                 Crataeva Religiosa	
35.	Madulankai	                 Unripe Pomogranate	-	
36.	Varagu	-	                        Paspalum Frumentaceum	
37.	Mullangi	                        Radish	Raphenus Sativus	
38.	Vengayam	                        Onion	 Allium Cepa	
39.  Punnakku	                        Oil cake		
40.	Pannai keerai	                  celosia s.p.!
Exact equivalents not traceable for items 41 to 44
41.  Noir Kerrie			
42.  Seenkadan			
43.      Oovaikkai			
44.  Rammananthal			
45.  Khadi	                                      |Yeast. Dried brew| 		
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