Ayurveda: The Science of Self-healing: a Practical Guide I have implemented various methodologies prescribed by Dr. Vasant Lad for different disorders and. Dr. Vasant Lad introduces the ancient medical science of Ayurveda. This book is a MUST for anyone looking for a brief overview of what Ayurveda is, its long. n the West, the term diagnosis generally refers to identification of the disease after it has manifested. However, in Ayurveda, the concept _of diagnosis implies a.

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Other things didn’t sit right, but then the next It’s tempting to just write “hogwash” and be done with it, but I don’t want to be lf disrespectful either to another culture or to someone who based on his acknowledgments seems like a really nice guy. Preview — Ayurveda by Vasant Dattatray Lad. Interessant om eens kennis van te nemen. Vasant Lad is the author of 11 books on Ayurveda as well as hundreds of articles and other writings.

Jan 29, Patrick Seamars rated it really liked it. Excellent, goes well beyond the simple lists of balancing foods for each dosha, but explains the theory lzd them. I found myself taking detailed notes, actually – which is something I never do.

Feb 04, Robin rated it liked it Shelves: It would mean a complete shift in lifestyle This book conveys what Self-healingg see as a very classical version of the Ayurvedic science.

Feb 19, Erin rated it it was amazing.

This brief introductory book attempts to introduce readers to the life science in an understandable manner. Yet another mechanism that made a lot of sense to me was the accumulation of toxins on eating junk and unhealthy food, and the different ways in which I could counter it.


There is definitely some wisdom to the Ayurvedic system, but our fast paced American life and the practices of our culture would make it hard to faithfully adhere to the Ayurvedic practices. Apr 11, Vaishali rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, it’s worth the effort to work through the material and develop an understanding as dr.vasanf 4, year old science can provide great assistance in preserving your physical health and quality of life.

Nov 20, Sara Alaee rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Apr 27, Gina rated it did not like it.

It is remarkable how the author has managed to capture Ayurvedas essence in such a simple reading. Dec 10, Noah Skocilich rated it really liked it. Getting more and more drawn to the ideas of ayurveda with books like this.

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It’s tempting to just write “hogwash” and be done with it, but I don’t want to be that disrespectful either to another culture or to someone who based on his acknowledgments seems like a really nice guy. This is a very fascinating subject though. Touched on a little bit of everything that Ayurveda has to offer, much like a beginner’s course.

Dec 10, Abhishek Kandoi rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving…. When i get sick, have some kind of health issue or am looking for advice on lifestyle more generally i like to search the index and table of contents and start from there.

Overall, I formed a favorable opinion of the practice. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Any recommendations would be appreciated!

Oct 23, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: Branches out into appropriate asanas, waking practices, eating patterns and delves somewhat into more advanced learning. This is a very good introduction to Ayurveda and was recommended to me by an Ayurveda practictioner that game to the yoga studio I practice at.

Perfect introduction to Ayurveda. All of this with a basic explanation of the philosophy behind ayurveda “The Science of Daily Life”.


However, I felt like this book ‘dumped’ a bunch of terms and I was left floundering trying to put all the information together in a logical way. I always find this book very insightful and have it at hand.

I’ll be buying a copy to reference for years. It is a concise read that outlines the major concepts and dcience of vedic science. The acceptance of different body-types ie. I definitely recommend it to someone that’s looking for an introduction of Ayurveda. It’s not that The Science of Self-Healing is an advanced-level medical book, but for those of us only familiar with western-style medicine, some of the concepts and practices may seem alien, confusing, and vague.

Feb 14, David added it Shelves: It has wonderful charts and clear explanations of ayurvedic health techniques, like nasal massage, diet recommendations, finding your own constitution, and simple yoga postures. This book conveys what I see as a very classical version of the Ayurvedic science. We are all different and therefore a generalized prescription of how to take care our YOUR body may not be effective.

Any recommendations would be appreci Ayurveda illuminates the basic laws governing life on earth. In he came to Albuquerque as Director, principal instructor and founder of the Ayurvedic Institute. Informative intro to the subject.

Vasant Lad Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing

Books by Vasant Dattatray Lad. Easy read and great to have handy for easy reference. Chalk full of medicinal home made recipes for daily common ailments. To ask other readers questions about Ayurvedaplease sign up. I was never going to support something that encourages a life free of attachment anyway.