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Books by Vasant Lad    

Marma Points of Ayurveda: The Energy Pathways for Healing body, Mind and Consciousness with a Comparision to Traditional Chinese Medicine

By Vasant Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc. and Anisha Durve, Dipl. Ac., A.P. This work is the first of its kind to systematically present all 117 marmani according to their individual energetics and to compare them with the Chinese system of acupuncture points. Detailed commentaries for each marma shed light on their diagnostic and therapeutic scope. Marma therapy integrates vital knowledge of the energy points with specific techniques of Ayurvedic massage, detoxification, acupressure, aromatherapy, yoga practices, meditation and more.

US$ 65.00


The Textbook of Ayurveda: A Complete Guide to Clinical Assessment, Volume Two

By Vasant Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc. Presents a systematic method for identifying the causes of illness and the stages in which a disease unfolds. Sharing from a wealth of clinical experience, Vasant Lad imparts principles and methods of assessment using a combination of the most helpful Ayurvedic and modern techniques. Hardcover, 416 pp.

US$ 50.00


Ayurvedic Perspectives on Selected Pathologies

By Vasant D. Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc. These articles have arisen over Vasant Lad’s decades of clinical and classroom experience. They elucidate the fundamental imbalances behind a range of diseases, guiding practitioners toward addressing causes and eliminating disease recurrences.

US$ 15.00


Strands of Eternity
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By Vasant D. Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc. With a profound wisdom distilled from a lifetime of studying ancient scripture and observing the nature of Life itself, Vasant Lad offers a glimpse into the inner workings of the Universe in this beautiful book of poetry. Whether you read it at the beginning or the ending of your day, or as a prelude to meditation, his words will guide you into states of reality where the answers to Life's eternal secrets are held. Read more...

US$ 10.00


Poster of the Beautiful Painting from the Cover of Strands of Eternity

This 18" x 24" full color poster is suitable for framing. Enjoy this lovely image in your home or office. It also makes a great gift.
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US$ 10.00


Textbook of Ayurveda: Fundamental Principles, Volume One

By Vasant D. Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc. This textbook conveys the philosophical and fundamental principles of Ayurveda in a dynamic and inspirational way, providing a detailed foundation upon which to pursue deeper knowledge.

US$ 40.00


The Complete Book of Ayurveda Home Remedies

Vasant Lad offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines and treatments with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions. An invaluable guide to treating common ailments and chronic problems, based on your prakruti.

US$ 15.95


Secrets of the Pulse

2nd Edition, available now!
Showing the principles and application of Ayurvedic pulse diagnosis, this book springs from the ancient Vedic traditions as taught to Vasant Lad from guru to disciple, as well as his own clinical experiences and practice over the last 30 years. Erratum.



Ayurveda: The Science of Self Healing

Vasant Lad's best-selling book clearly explains the history, principles and practical applications of Ayurveda. Many beautiful illustrations, diagrams and charts accompany the text.

US$ 10.95


Ayurveda: The Science of Self Healing
(in Spanish)

Vasant Lad's best-selling book clearly explains the history, principles and practical applications of Ayurveda. Many beautiful illustrations, diagrams and charts accompany the text.

US$ 12.95


Ayurvedic Cooking for Self Healing

By Usha and Dr. Vasant Lad. A compendium of tasty and balanced Ayurvedic recipes combined with information on the Ayurvedic principles of food and diet... and much more.

US$ 15.00


The Yoga of Herbs: An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine, 2nd edition

By Dr. David Frawley & Dr. Vasant Lad. Here, for the first time, is an introduction to Ayurveda, herbal energetics, and a detailed explanation and classification of over 250 Western, Chinese and Ayurvedic herbs according to Ayurveda principles.

US$ 15.95

Books by Robert Svoboda    

Aghora: At the Left Hand of God

"My teacher, ...Vimalananda, spent many years perfecting his knowledge of Tantra and its advanced discipline, Aghora. He distilled his experiences and presented me with the essence." So begins Dr. Robert Svoboda's story about the road to enlightenment.

US$ 18.95


Aghora II: Kundalini

By Dr. Robert Svoboda. "Everyone interested in Tantra should read both Aghora books. ....There are surprising revelations here, told clearly and without obscureness—wonderful insights on nature, the Goddess, the play of Maya and the Path of Liberation." Nik Douglas

US$ 18.95


Aghora III: The Law of Karma

In this, the third and final volume of the Aghora trilogy by Dr. Robert Svoboda are the infinite tracks of destiny and the profound and underlying philosophical truths they reveal.

US$ 18.95


Ayurveda for Women: A Guide to Vitality and Health

By Dr. Robert E. Svoboda. Explores the physical, emotional and mental realities that are unique to women, in three sections that correspond to the three ages of life: childhood, adulthood and old age.

US$ 14.95


Ayurveda: Life, Health, and Longevity

By Dr. Robert E. Svoboda. A definitive and entertaining handbook of Ayurveda, a sensible and sublime health care system that that treats the ailment and the whole person. Dr. Svoboda is the first Westerner to graduate from an Indian Ayurvedic college.
New reprint from The Ayurvedic Press!

US$ 14.95


The Greatness of Saturn

By Dr. Robert E. Svoboda. This story introduces the personality of Saturn, the planet who embodies fate in the lives of all living beings. It also reveals how to create and use upaya (remedy) in one's life.

US$ 14.95


Hidden Secret of Ayurveda

By Dr. Robert E. Svoboda. An excellent introduction and overview of the profound, ancient Indian healing system known as Ayurveda.

US$ 6.00


Light on Life: An Introduction to the Astrology of India

By Hart deFouw & Dr. Robert E. Svoboda. Jyotisha, or Indian astrology, is an ancient and complex method of exploring the nature of time and space and its effect upon the individual. The subject is thoroughly explained by two expert practitioners.

US$ 19.95


Light on Relationships: The Synastry of Indian Astrology

By Hart deFouw & Dr. Robert E. Svoboda. Builds on some of the best principles from both Eastern and Western astrological traditions. Is a synthesized approach to horoscope compatibility analysis, developed over years of experimentation.

US$ 16.95


Prakriti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution

By Dr. Robert E. Svoboda (New, revised, enlarged 2nd Ed.) An excellent, thorough introduction to Ayurveda, packed with practical information. Topics include: constitutional characteristics, food, nutrition, routine, balance, disease, and rejuvenation.

US$ 15.00


Tao and Dharma: Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda

By Dr. Robert E. Svoboda and Arnie Lade. This book explores the enduring features of humanity's oldest, continually practiced systems of medicine,studying closely the historical, theoretical and practical relationships.

US$ 12.95

Other Books on Ayurveda    

Absolute Beauty

Pratima Raichur, a chemist and internationally recognized expert on Ayurvedic skin care, offers readers a detailed self-test to determine their exact skin type, customized skin care plans for each skin type, proven-effective advice for addressing the most troubling skin problems, essential nutritional information and instructions for detoxifying the body.

US$ 21.95


Ayurveda and Life Impressions Bodywork: Seeking Our Healing Memories

By Donald VanHowten. This book offers a refreshing, insightful and practical approach to updating our old life impressions--the actions, experiences, emotions and beliefs stored in our bodies.

US$ 19.95


Ayurveda and the Mind: The Healing of Consciousness

By Dr. David Frawley. Explores how to heal our minds on all levels--subconscious to the superconscious--along with the role of diet, impressions, mantra, meditation, yoga and many other methods to create wholeness.

US$ 19.95


Ayurvedic Healing: A Comprehensive Guide

By Dr. David Frawley, (New, revised, enlarged second edition!) Ayurvedic principles, therapies, and various remedial measures, such as diet, herbs/herb formulas, oils, aromas, gems and lifestyle counseling.

US$ 22.95


Eat Taste Heal

By Thomas Yarema, MD, Daniel Rhoda and Chef Johnny Brannigan. Cookbook combines Ayurvedic dietary principles with familiar Western foods and cooking methods.

US$ 29.95


Perfect Health for Kids

Dr. John Douillard. A scientifically validated approach to the well-being of children. This book combines insights of the great wisdom tradition of Ayurveda with a current understanding of body, mind, and spirit.

US$ 18.95


Yoga and Ayurveda: Self-Healing and Self-Realization

By David Frawley. This book reveals the secret powers of the body, breath, senses, mind, and chakras within both Yoga and Ayurveda. Includes transformational methods to work on them through diet, herbs, asana, pranayama, and meditation.

US$ 19.95

Herbology and Herbs

Planetary Herbology

By Michael Tierra. This comprehensive handbook describes over 400 medicinal herbs and integrates western herbs into the traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic systems.

US$ 17.95


Tulsi: The Mother Medicine of Nature

Dr. Narendra Singh & Dr Yamuna Hoette, with Dr. Ralph Miller. This historic document presents the first broad overview of India's legendary Tulsi, intergrating the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda with modern experimental and clinical research.

US$ 10.00


Turmeric: The Ayurvedic Spice of Life

Prashanti de Jager. Comprehensively describes the uses of turmeric throughout the past 5,000 years in various cultures including Vedic, Unami, Chinese and Hawaiian.

US$ 15.00

Philosophy, Yoga, Astrology and Ancient Texts

Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha

By Swami Satyananda Saraswati. This text is currently being used as the main practical text for the teaching of asana, pranayama, mudra, bandha and shatkarma within the Certificate and Diploma Courses in Yogic Studies at Bihar Yoga Bharati.

US$ 24.95


The Bhagavad Gita

By Winthrop Sargeant. (Revised Ed.) Provides an interlinear word-for-word translation with the Devanagari characters and their transliteration; includes a grammatical commentary, vocabularies, and a complete prose translation.

US$ 38.95


Shri Bhagavad Gita

By Winthrop Sargeant. Pocket-sized edition of the Bhagavad Gita.

US$ 19.95


An Easy Guide to Meditation

By Roy Eugene Davis. A very good introduction, this small booklet is a step-by-step guide for beginning meditators.

US$ 2.00


The Gheranda Samhita

Translated by Rai Bahadur Srisa Chandra Vasu. Hatha Yoga is one of the most important forms of Yoga in which attempt is made to attain concentration or Samadhi by purification of the body and physical exercises.

US$ 8.00


Hatha Yoga Pradipika

By Swami Muktibodhananda. Light on Hatha Yoga includes the original Sanskrit text compiled by Maharishi Swatmarama with a translation and thorough commentary in English by Swami Satyananda and Swami Muktibodhananda.

US$ 24.95


The Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Translated by Pancham Sinh. An important text in which are enumerated the essentials of yoga, the importance of this text for teacher and student of yoga alike cannot be overestimated as this treatise is of immense practical value.

US$ 8.00


Hatha Yoga Pradipika

An English translation by Brian Dana Akers. An Indian yogi named Svatmarama wrote the Hatha Yoga Pradipika in the fifteenth century C.E. Drawing from his own experience and older works now lost, he wrote this book for the student of yoga. In Sanskrit/English.

US$ 11.95


A Journey of Self-Discovery: Understanding Your Vedic Astrological Birth Chart

By Radhe. A self-study approach to learning the basic principles and concepts of Vedic Astrology. This instructional text book takes the student on a journey of self-discovery through the application of astrological concepts and principles to their Vedic birth chart.

US$ 39.95


The Nakshatras

By Dennis M. Harness, Ph.D.
The Lunar Mansions of Vedic Astrology.

US$ 15.95


Seven Systems of Indian Philosophy

By Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D. A concise and comprehensive outline of the major schools of Indian philosophy. A straightforward introductory survey, it is also a basic reference to be turned to again and again.

US$ 14.95


This House Is On Fire

A life of Shri Dhyanyogi, as told by Shri Anandi Ma.

US$ 19.95


Vastu Living

By Kathleen Cox. "Creating a Home for the Soul" Apply the ancient wisdom of the Hindu Vedas to achieve harmony and bring the divine into every dimension of your environment. Vastu is the ancient science of design and architecture.

US$ 16.95


The Yoga Sutra Workbook

By Vyaas Houston. A translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali with word-for-word translation and grammatical index.

US$ 23.50


Chanting the Sanskrit Alphabet (CD)

Ma Bhaskarananda.


US$ 18.00


The Language of Yoga

By Nicolai Bachman. Appropriate for all students and teachers of yoga. It is both a reference and tutorial on pronouncing, writing and generally understanding every Sanskrit term used by yoga students. One can find an asana name under its Sanskrit name or by English name or diagram using the index, so beginner as well as advanced practitioner has easy access to the information. Book and double CD.

US$ 25.00


The Language of Ayurveda

By Nicolai Bachman. The Language of Ayurveda is a collection of invocation chants, verses and terms relevant to the study of Ayurveda. Presented in a spiral-bound book with double CD.

US$ 39.00


Sanskrit Flash Cards

By Nicolai Bachman. Designed for learning how to correctly read, pronounce and alphabetize words in the Devanagari script of Sanskrit. Includes a CD of the correct pronunciation of each letter and the alphabet chanted by the author.

US$ 33.00

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