Books on Ayurveda

Awakening Nature
Awakening Nature
Ayurveda Through The Maharishi Vedic Approach

Hari Sharma

This book gives readers an unprecedented insight into the common focus all natural health approaches-the body's inner intelligence. It shows how both modern science and the ancient vedic science of india point to wholeness as an essential quality of existence. The book goes on to introduce a wide range of therapeutic measures offered by the maharishi vedic approach to health to bring about healing with deep and lasting results.

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Ayurveda and Aromatherapy
Ayurveda and Aromatherapy
The Earth Essential Guide To Ancient Wisdom

Light Miller

This book integrates the ancient healing science of Ayurveda with the modern development of Aromatherapy. The authors have long experience in clinical practice and have created a phenomenal resource for anyone who wants to use Ayurveda or Aromatherapy for self-health or as a practitioner. The body-type paradigm of Ayurveda is dovetailed nicely with the aromatherapeutic actions of essential oils.

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AyurVeda and Life Impressions Bodywork
AyurVeda and Life Impressions Bodywork
Seeking Our Healing Memories

Donald Vanhowten

We all have holding patterns that are so habitual, they literally leave anhistoric imprint on the membranes of the body. These membranes store ouractions, experiences, emotions and beliefs. They in turn represent ourimpressions of life, in a "hard copy" of flesh. This book takes the wisdom from the East, specifically from the ancient science of Ayurveda, and combines itwith a version of the Western medical model, stirs in large portions ofawareness, safety, and support, adds practical visual techniques, and passesthis recipe along into your capable hands and hearts. Whether you are in thehealth field or a lay person simply interested in taking better care of yourself and others, you will find AyurVeda and Life Impressions Bodywork a refreshing,insightful, and practical approach to updating our old life impressions.

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Ayurveda and Panchakarma
Ayurveda and Panchakarma
The Science of Healing and Rejuvenation

Sunil V. Joshi, MD

"This book will help answer many of the questions that Westerners often askabout Ayurveda" states Professor Kenneth Zysk, Ph.D. Ayurveda and Panchakarmais the study of Ayurvedic purification. The author, Dr. Sunil V. Joshi, beganhis clinical practice in 1981 in India, specializing in Panchakarma therapy.Since 1989, Dr. Joshi has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. givinglectures and teaching workshops on Ayurveda. A "Treasurehouse of wisdom isaccessible to more people through this wonderful book", says Dr. Deepak Chopra, M.D.

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Ayurveda and the Mind
Ayurveda and the Mind
The Healing of Consciousness

David Frawley

Ayurveda and the Mind is perhaps the first book published in the West that explores specifically the psychological aspect of this great system. The book explores how to heal our minds on all levels from the subconscious to the superconscious, along with the role of diet, impressions, mantra, meditation, yoga and many other methods to create wholeness.

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Ayurveda: A Life of Balance
Ayurveda: A Life of Balance
The Wise Earth Guide To Ayurvedic Nutrition

Maya Tiwari

Cancer survivor Maya Tiwari shows how the Indian Ayurvedic science of balanced living can help anyone achieve the highest levels of physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being

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Ayurveda: Secrets of Healing
Ayurveda: Secrets of Healing

Maya Tiwari

This definitive work is the most complete offering of the original cleansing and rejuvenative therapies of Pancha Karma, first taught and practiced by the ancient Vedic seers. Maya Tiwari is the first author to reveal this sophisticated and timeless healing process in a way which is both comprehensive and readily adaptable to modern Western culture. Of immense value to health professionals as well as those who are interested in healing themselves, says Dr. Deepak Chopra MD.

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Ayurveda: The Ultimate Medicine
Ayurveda: The Ultimate Medicine
[hard cover edition]

Dr. S. C. Sharma

This book dissolves the myth that Ayurveda is a supplementary or an alternate medicine suggesting, with evidence, that it is the ultimate in medicine. Ayurveda is one of the most ancient medical systems where the concept of specialisation originated be it in surgery, internal medicine or psychiatry; they all evolved in Ayurveda before anywhere else in the world. This system, also called the mother of medicine, focuses not only on eliminating the diseases but on providing a holistic cure of the patient, propounding his total well-being. It considers the human body as a miniature cosmos and attempts to create a balance between the forces outside and within the body.

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Ayurvedic Astrology
Ayurvedic Astrology
Self-Healing Through The Stars

David Frawley

Ayurvedic Medicine represents the healing branch of yogic science, while Vedic astrology provides its understanding of time and karma. Ayurvedic astrology teaches the interface of these two extraordinary systems in the Vedic astrology of healing. The book explains how the different mind-body and planetary types of the two systems interrelate. It examines disease factors from an astrological perspective and goes in depth into astrological remedial measures, particularly gem therapy. It also contains many notable example charts.

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Ayurvedic Zone Diet
Ayurvedic Zone Diet
The Ancient Way to Health Rejuvenation

Dennis Thompson9

This book combines the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda for health and healing with a modern scientific approach to body typing physiology.

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Dhanwantari
Dhanwantari
A Complete Guide to the Ayurvedic Life

Harish Johari

Named for the classical Indian god of medicine (Ayurveda), Dhanwantari, this book is a complete guide to living the Ayurveda way. Chapters focus on diet, breathing, bathing, meditation, sleeping, exercising, medicine, jewelry, and sex. Anyone seeking a logical, scientific, and practical set of principles for daily life will discover an excellent guide in the time-tested system Ayurveda presented here. By improving the health of their bodies and minds, individuals will find that a greatly expanded breadth of life experiences is suddenly open to them.

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Essential Ayurveda
Essential Ayurveda
What It Is, What It Can Do For You

Shubhra Krishan

Perhaps the world's oldest healing tradition, Ayurveda is based on maintaining the harmony of the mind, body and spirit for optimal wellness, and can easily be incorporated into today's lifestyles. Simple routines founded on the ancient secrets of India can re-awaken your body's power to create balance, energy, vitality, and beauty from the inside out. Peppered with healthful recipes and tips, this book includes clear explanations of the doshas, with exercise, diet, and relaxation recommendations for each type.

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Golden Transition
Golden Transition
Menopause Made Easy With Maharishi Vedic Medicine

Kumuda Reddy

Menopause does not have to be the most difficult time of a life. It should be a smooth and easy transition from one stage of life to another, as natural and as effortless as the change of seasons. They key to this is the understanding of the natural cycles of physiology and how they can be kept in balance with correct diet, exercise and lifestyle choices. In this easy-to-read book, Dr. Reddy describes in comprehensive detail how to maintain the correct relationship between the cycles of the body and the cycles of nature and gives practical advice on diet, exercise, and life style that can turn menopause into a comfortable and transforming experience for every woman.

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Healing Your Life
Healing Your Life
Lessons on the Path of Ayurveda

Marc Halpern

Healing is a personal journey. Each person deeply desires but struggles to be happy, healthy and whole, moving forward one lesson and one step at a time. The path eventually leads to optimal health, peace of mind and a deep satisfaction in life. Ayurveda provides a foundation for self understanding and a clear road map for how to live life in a manner that will support your healing process. This book is about unlocking your healing potential. In this book, Dr. Marc Halpern shares his own personal journey of healing himself from a crippling autoimmune disorder and seven years of subsequent chornic fatigue. Along the way he reveals the Lessons On The Path. Lessons that anyone can use to support their own healing journey.

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Living Ahimsa Diet
Living Ahimsa Diet
Nourishing Love

Maya Tiwari

This book is laden with wholesome seasonal practices, recipes, and guidelines for the whole family to live in harmony and love, without fear in the thick and thin of life. Following these guidelines, you're bound to recover your joy in preparing, sharing, and imbibing your meals with whole-hearted ease. Learning to eat and live in blissful harmony with seasonal, solar, and lunar cycles will reconnect you to your true nature of fullness.

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Medicine of the Gods
Medicine of the Gods
Basic Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine

Chris Morgan

Ayurveda is an Asian medical system which has its beginnings in India during approximately the sixth century BC and thrives even to the present day. Medical ideas underpin a great deal of Eastern thought especially Tantrism, alchemy, yoga and the science of love. This book is not intended as a series of health tips or as a textbook for the clinical practice of medicine, which in the Ayurveda tradition requires at least seven years intensive training. The book is aimed at students and lovers of South Asian culture, perhaps also anthropologists and others with a need for a straightforward introduction to the core principles of another scientific tradition.

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Neti:
Neti:
Healing Secrets of Yoga and Ayurveda

David Frawley

The most thorough and practical presentation of how to use the neti pot yet available. Notably, the book shows the place of such 'nasal therapies' in India's great healing traditions and their broader relevance for treating common diseases.

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Perfect Health for Kids
Perfect Health for Kids
Ten Ayurvedic Healing Secrets Every Parent Must Know

John Douillard

According to Ayurveda, an ancient Hindu science, health is a state of balance among the body, mind, senses and soul. This book shows specific ways to promote children's health and well-being using Ayurvedic principles. Douillard explains how to identify the signs of imminent illness, how to make the home chemical and allergen free, and how to stock a "Lazy Susan" of useful natural medicines. Appendices provide shopping lists and a directory of national health providers.Perfect Health for Kidsis an accessible, illustrated guide that provides highly effective health maintenance for children.

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Textbook of Ayurveda
Textbook of Ayurveda
General Principles of Management and Treatment

Vasant Lad

This book brings forth the practices of Ayurveda from the ancient texts and presents them in a systematic organization that is readily accessible to a Western audience. Vasant Lad provides comprehensive information on therapeutic modalities including diet and lifestyle recommendations, palliative and cleansing therapies, subtle healing methods including individual rejuvenation protocols, yoga and pranayama practices, and herbal substances as well as management techniques according to dosha, dhatu, srotamsi, and the subtle essences. Each section clearly explains the principles of the healing techniques, often with the steps outlined for the reader, in addition to the herbal substances and their practical application. It is an essential reference for the Ayurvedic practitioner.

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The Ayurvedic Guide to Diet and Weight Loss
The Ayurvedic Guide to Diet and Weight Loss
The Sattva Program

Scott Gerson

This extraordinary book presents a time-tested, simple, and medically sensible approach to weight loss and maintenance. As botha qualified MD and trained Ayurvedic physician with many years of experience in a clinical setting applying both Western and Ayurvedic approaches.

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The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy
The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy
Hands-on Healing A Self-Care Guide

Amadea Morningstar

Polarity Therapy is a dynamic approach to energetic healing arising from ancient Ayurveda, the indigenous medicine of India. Here, Amadea Morningstar, best-selling Ayurvedic author and Registered Polarity Practitioner, explores how you can personally use these two vitally rejuvenative systems for your own self-healing, with movement, mantra, food, herbs, meditation, and self-counseling techniques.

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The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies
The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Vasant Lad

This book by a leading authority on Ayurveda offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines and treatments, with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions. Once you have determined which of the physical and psychological types or combination of types you belong to, Dr. Lad shows how to treat common ailments and chronic problems from headaches to depression with strategies tailored to your type.

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The Healing Power of Gemstones
The Healing Power of Gemstones
In Tantra, Ayurveda, and Astrology

Harish Johari

This is the most comprehensive guide to the chemical and subtle nature of gemstones and their use throughout history. Johari includes detailed instructions for the creation of gem talismans and the rituals surrounding the use of gems to obtain desired effects. He also uses Hindu astrology to explain the gems you should wear to maximize your physical and psychological well-being. New edition of a popular classic. This is the first book in this subject area to draw on the ancient Hindu sciences of Tantra, Ayurvedic medicine, and astrology, as well as on the a family tradition of gemology.

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The Path of Practice
The Path of Practice
A Woman's Book Of Ayurvedic Healing

Maya Tiwari

We are wellness. We are consciousness. That is our natural state. Disease is an impostor. As one of the world's only female experts on the ancient Indian tradition of Ayurvedic medicine, the author has devoted her heart and soul to sharing the philosophy and methods that saved her from terminal cancer and redirected her life. Now she offers a short course in healing and living, reclaiming time-honored natural and spiritual techniques for contemporary life.

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The Way of Ayurvedic Herbs
The Way of Ayurvedic Herbs
A Contemporary Introduction and Useful Manual for the World's Oldest Healing System

Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa

Ashwaganda for stamina and vitality... arjuna for heart health... dandelion for breast wellness... gokshura to reach a sexual peak... Traditional Ayurveda, using the principles of the three doshas, constitutional body typing and highly individualized therapies, is the oldest continously practiced healing system on Earth. Over those many centuries, generations of Ayurvedic scholars and physicians have reviewed, inspected, dissected and refined the system to perfect a highly effective form of health, balance and healing. Now, two of the world's leading Ayurvedic herbalists, both leaders of the holistic health renaissance, and who, together, bring a total of over 75 years of practice to this work, have crafted a manual for making Ayurveda understandable and eminently, practically useful. THE WAY OF AYURVEDIC HERBS is more than an herb manual. It is a life path to well-being.

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The Yoga of the Nine Emotions
The Yoga of the Nine Emotions
The Tantric Practice of Rasa Sadhana

Peter Marchand

Our emotions are continuously affected by the interplay of our senses, the elements, food, and the life force in our body. In The Yoga of the Nine Emotions, Peter Marchand offers many practical physiological and philosophical tools from Tantric and Ayurvedic traditions that can help readers change their emotional patterns. He explains the nature and purpose of each Rasa and how we can strengthen or weaken one Rasa through another. He also offers Ayurvedic cooking guidelines and daily routines for balancing sensory input and strengthening emotional health, including fasting from negative emotions as well as how to energize positive ones. As we master our emotions through the practice of Rasa Sadhana, we gain true control of our lives and our relationships with others.

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Women's Power to Heal
Women's Power to Heal
Through Inner Medicine

Maya Tiwari

An extraordinary book for everyone by a Legendary Spiritual Mother whose knowledge, power and exhaustive record of helping others heal from devastating illness and despair is phenomenal proof that each and every human being can learn to mine their greatest strength -the ability to nourish, nurture and heal without the use of toxic medicine.

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