Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India, teaches that food plays an essential part in one's health and sense of well-being. Here is an authentic guide of the Ayurvedic approach to food and tasty vegetarian cooking. The recipes are formulated using herbs and spices to help balance constitution of each person. The effects of the foods on individual constitution are included with every recipe together with the medicinal properties of many of the foods. This is a cookbook and much more. The Chapters included in this book are on the principles of Ayurveda and individual constitution; maintaining one's health, digestion and constitutional balance; the importance of proper food combining for opt...
Based on the ancient healing tradition from India that dates back thousands of years, The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines and treatments with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions. Dr. Vasant Lad, a leading authority in this field, has created an invaluable guide to treating common ailments and chronic problems with strategies tailored to your personal needs based on your dosha. Dr. Lad first explains the principles behind the science of Ayurveda, exploring the physical and psychological characteristics of each of the three doshas, or mind-body types--vata, pitta, and kapha. Once you have determined which type or combi...
Thousands of years ago Ayurveda described multiple levels of the radial pulse that could be used to interpret the status of the organs and systems of the body as well as the mental and physical constititions of the individual. For the first time in the west this book presents this ancient are and provides a method by which anyone can learn to read his or her own pulse.
In his Ayurvedic Studies Program, Vasant Lad teaches Ayurveda as a science of moment-to-moment living. Each lecture that he gives flows from his own heart in a river of healing wisdom. This textbook conveys the philosophical and fundamental principles of Ayurveda in a dynamic and inspirational way, providing a detailed foundation upon which to pursue deeper knowledge.
With 55 in-depth chapters on common medical conditions that range from diabetes and chronic fatigue syndrome to headaches and fevers, Vasant Lad presents the perspective of Ayurvedic medicine in healing. These articles talk about classic remedies such as herbal therapies, yoga postures, diet, and panchakarma therapies. Learn natural ways to support other therapies and improve your overall health and well-being. This unique compendium is a testament to the relevance of Ayurveda in our modern world. Applying time-honored insights from this ancient science, it establishes an approach to disease management that is free from unwanted side effects. This book has arisen from Vasant Lads decades of clinical and classroom experience. By elucidating the fundamental imbalances behind a range of diseases, these articles guide practitioners towards addressing causes, alleviating symptoms and eliminating the conditions that allow a disease to recur. They will inspire valuable insights in the hearts of those wishing to manage the diseases that are so prevalent in our current age.
Based on Dr Lad's 40 years Ayurvedic clinical and classroom experience, this 30 card set is sourced from his popular Marma Therapy seminars. Each full colour flash card has a larger illustration with the name of the point and its location, for practice. The other side of the card has a more detailed illustration with the therapeutic applications of each point listed, for study. Contents: 23 anatomical cards with marma points; Healing through Energy Points; Emotions, the Organs, and Marma Points; Chakra Breathing and Sounds; Meditation for Self-Healing: So Hum; Empty Bowl Meditation; Guidelines for Touch and Pressure; Applying Essential Oils & Oil Selection. According to Dosha Included in the set are two meditations that Vasant Lad highly recommends. Additionally, instructions on sound therapy that balances the marma points according to the chakras is provided. Marma points useful for emotional healing are outlined as well as the proper essential oils for healing the doshas-vata, pitta, kapha-through marma point therapy. Flash cards are printed on a 16 point cardstock and coated with a UV protective coating, making them quite durable.
The Sanskrit word, sutra, means thread or suture. It is the 'Strand of Eternity' that sews our two selves back together and reawakens us to that which we already are. This gorgeous book of poetry will act as a catalyst to your reawakening. With clarity, compassion and humour, each of Vasant Lad's poems is derived from the ancient sutras of Ayurveda and imparts timeless truths that can radically transform your perceptions, your understanding and your way of being in the world. Open to any passage and notice what is stirred inside of you as you drink from this deep well of spiritual nourishment.
Readers of my work will find this book an invaluable resource'. The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies is a comprehensive encyclopedia of self-healing. Based on an ancient healing tradition from India that dates back thousands of years, it is the definitive guide to safe, effective alternatives to Western medical treatments. Dr Lad, the world's leading expert in Ayurvedic medicine, explains the principles behind the science of Ayurveda. Discover how to determine your Ayurvedic 'type', and learn how to treat common ailments and chronic conditions such as cold and flu symptoms, sore throats and acne, artritis, high cholesterol and anxiety. Discover the health benefits of yoga postures, meditation, breathing exercises, cleansing and rejuvenating programmes, diet and nutrition, herbs and essential oils that can be found in almost any health food store. Complete with an extensive resource list of Ayurvedic herbs and suppliers, this authoritative guide tells you all you need to know about achieving physical and spiritual healing.