Read health-related articles from a variety of authors on various aspects of ayurveda and other healing modalities.


On the links page you will find links to a variety of ayurvedic teachers and health practitioners.

Ayurvedic Recipes

The recipes page you will find selected recipes for dosha-balancing foods, spice mixes and herbal teas.



Following is a list of books recommended by Elke:

  • Introductory Ayurvedic Self-Care
    • Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing by Usha and Dr. Vasant Lad
    • The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies by Dr. Vasant Lad
    • Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing by Dr. Vasant Lad
    • The Path of Practice: A Woman's Book of Ayurvedic by Maya Tiwari
      Ayurveda Secrets of Healing by Maya Tiwari
  • For the Ayurvedic Student
    • The Ayurveda Encyclopedia: Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, & Longevity by Swami Sada Shiva Tirtha
    • The Textbook of Ayurveda: Fundamental Principles, Volume One
      by Vasant Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc.
    • The Textbook of Ayurveda: A Complete Guide to Clinical Assessment, Volume Two by Vasant Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc.
    • Secrets of the Pulse: The Ancient Art of Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis by Dr. Vasant Dattatray Lad
    • Ayurveda and the Mind: The Healing of Consciousness by Dr. David Frawley

Ayurveda and Yoga
Yoga Therapy: A Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Yoga and Ayurveda for Health and Fitness by A.G.Mohanby
Yoga & Ayurveda: Self-Healing and Self-Realization by Dr. David Frawley
Yoga for Your Type: An Ayurvedic Approach to Your Asana Practice by Dr. David Frawley
Deep Yoga: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times, Essays & Practices in Yoga & Ayurveda by Bhava Ram