For both students and practitioners of Ayurveda, The Handbook of Ayurveda is a must-read. For the student, complex principles are simplified, and for the practitioner, Ayurveda’s depth is thoroughly explored. This book belongs in the library of anyone interested in the study of Ayurveda.
– Dr. John Douillard
This book clarifies what is to the western ear esoteric Ayurvedic terminology and offers a simplified overview of what to expect and look for regarding Ayurvedic treatment. It offers basic advice for improving health along with information on herbs common to Ayurvedic medicine and their uses. It also shows how Ayurvedic medical practices focus upon the whole person rather than the symptoms of disease, thus emphasizing the fact that western medicine has a great deal to learn from Ayurveda.
– Dr. Henrietta Turnbull