The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook

The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook

Healthful, Healing Recipes for Life

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Ayurveda is a holistic healing tradition from India whose history is linked to the development of yoga. It is an ancient system in which physical and spiritual well-being comes from a number of sources, including a healthful diet based on one’s individual constitution.

Ayurveda is about achieving a physical and spiritual balance through a number of means, including yoga, aromatherapy, and diet. This all-vegetarian cookbook based on Ayurvedic traditions features delectable and nutritious recipes that appeal to particulardoshas, which are one’s personal constitution based on physical and mental characteristics: fire(pitta), air (vata), and earth (kapha). (The book includes adosha questionnaire so readers can determine their own.) And while the recipes are authentically Ayurvedic, they feature easy-to-find ingredients and modern-day cooking methods appropriate for busy schedules.

The book also includes yoga postures, cleansing programs, and information on aromatherapy, color therapy, and Abhyanga massage. There are also suggested meat substitutions for non-vegetarians. (Ayurveda is not exclusively vegetarian, although this book is.)

Written with both converts and beginners in mind, The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook is a twenty-first-century approach to a five-thousand-year-old tradition that will restore your health, energy, and sense of well-being.
Two-color throughout.


Contemporary recipes for a diet and way of life based on an ancient Indian healing tradition.


Publisher: Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press, c2006
Description: 334 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781551522043
1551522047
Branch Call Number: 641.563 Son

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JaniceValdez
Apr 16, 2014

Some terrific recipes. Worth a revisit. Amrita has a newer cookbook out as well.

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