3 great books to help you get started with Ayurveda

In this week's podcast we're responding to a listener who wants to know more about Ayurveda.

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A beautiful, colourful, and accessible guide to Ayurveda. 

In Your Elements was created for those of us who believe in the power of the individual and that true health stems from within. 

Who was this book written for?• Those who don’t know much about Ayurveda or how to apply it• Those who seek inner balance within an ultra-busy life including work and family• Those who appreciate a light-hearted, easy-to-apply approach to self-discovery and healing• Yoga studios and/or yoga teacher training to build a simple foundation on Ayurveda

In Your Elements: A Blooming Ayurvedic Guide to Creating Your Best Life



A Pukka Life is about support yourself with nature’s wisdom and living authentically, guided by the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda.


The seven chapters each relate to a specific area of wellbeing: Constitution; Nourishment; Cleansing; Rejuvenation; Strength & Stillness; Ecology; Relationship. Written by an experienced practitioner, the book is packed with philosophical insights, dietary and nutritional information, massage and rejuvenation plans, meditation and yoga exercises, as well as a guide to setting up your Ayurvedic larder, and nn appendix of herbs and their benefits.


Note: Ananga's UK copy of this title is called: A Pukka Life - so that's how she refers to it in the podcast.Discovering the True You with Ayurveda: How to Nourish, Rejuvenate, and Transform Your Life



A guide to the principles and practical applications of Ayurveda, the oldest healing system in the world. Written by world renowned teacher of Ayurveda Dr Vasant Lad.


This illustrated text thoroughly explains the following:the history & philosophy of Ayurvedabasic principles,diagnostic techniques diet medicinal uses of kitchen herbs & spices first aidfood antidotes and much moreThis guide contains many charts and diagrams to give clear illustration to the concepts and diagnostic methods taught in this text.


Ayurveda: The Science of Self Healing: A Practical Guide



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