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This image was taken by Christèle Barois for AyurYog at a rasaśāstra workshop with Andrew Mason.

It shows ground pearls in a mortar, in the first step for preparing a rasāyana made of pearls and rosewater.

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This image was taken by Christèle Barois for AyurYog at a rasaśāstra workshop with Andrew Mason.

It shows zinc melted in an iron pot, ready to be poured into milk with turmeric for one of the traditional stages of zinc purification in ayurveda and rasaśāstra. Zinc is used as a rasāyana.

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This image was taken by Christèle Barois for AyurYog at a rasaśāstra workshop with Andrew Mason.

It shows zinc that has gone through several stages of purification. Zinc is used as a rasāyana ingredient.

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This image was taken by Christèle Barois for AyurYog at a rasaśāstra workshop with Andrew Mason.

It shows rock resin (shilajit) that has been boiled in a concoction of the three myrobalans (triphala). Shilajit was already described as a rasāyana (on its own and as part of multi-component formulas) in the Carakasaṃhitā.

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