Dhanwantari: A Complete Guide to the Ayurvedic Life (Paperback)

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A guide to living the Ayurvedic way from one of its most celebrated practitioners.

• A vast and practical presentation of Ayurvedic principles addressing diet, breathing, meditation, bathing, sleeping, exercise, medicine, jewelry, and sex

Over the past 20 years Harish Johari's books and workshops on India's Ayurvedic traditions of cooking, massage, numerology, gemology, meditation, and Tantra have changed the lives of countless individuals in the West and have established Johari's reputation as the foremost ambassador of the Ayurvedic life. Now, for the first time, Johari's vast knowledge of Ayurveda and Yoga has been distilled into one convenient volume.

Named for the classical Indian god of medicine, Dhanwantari is a complete guide to living the Ayurvedic way. Chapters focus on diet, breathing, bathing, meditation, sleeping, exercising, medicine, jewelry, and sex. Anyone seeking a logical, scientific, and practical set of principles for daily life will discover an excellent guide in the time-tested system presented here. By improving the health of their bodies and minds, individuals will find that a greatly expanded breadth of life experiences is suddenly open to them.

About the Author

Harish Johari (1934-1999) was a distinguished North Indian author, Tantric scholar, poet, musician, composer, artist, and gemologist who held degrees in philosophy and literature and made it his life's work to introduce the culture of his homeland to the West.
Here is a hot link to a web site dedicated to Harish Johari's work that was set up by his students. http://www.sanatansociety.com/artists_authors/aa_harish_johari.htm

Praise For…

"Harish Johari is Ayurveda's Renaissance man."
— Yoga Journal

"A fine introduction both to the science of Ayurveda and to its cuisine."
— Hinduisim Today
Product Details
ISBN: 9780892816187
ISBN-10: 089281618X
Publisher: Healing Arts Press
Publication Date: November 1st, 1998
Pages: 240
Language: English