purvakarma

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purvakarma

, purva karma (poor?va-kar'ma) [Sanskrit purva, prior + Sanskrit karma, action, deed]
An Ayurvedic medicine, an oil massage or other pretreatment given before panchakarma.
See: panchakarma.
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Offerings cover just about every conceivable face and body treatment, October 2015 INSIDER 67 treatment, with the Purva Karma Four-Handed Massage billed as the "ultimate indulgent experience".