Welcome to Dosha Pop’s Book Club!
There are so many good reads out there on Ayurvedic lifestyle, with topics ranging from diet to home remedies. We have selected our favorite books based on the following categories: the basics, the remedies, and the cookbooks. Each book will help you find your balance in life, which leads you to true happiness.
For the ones who want to know the basics:
This book is for those who are thinking, “What’s that word you keep mentioning?” Tirtha explains the ins and outs of Ayurveda. He explains the theories, definitions, and practices in a way that’s easy to understand.
If you are looking to learn about Ayurveda in a short period of time, this book is the answer to your prayers. It will help clarify your questions and is broken down into simpler concepts. We love that Kshirsagar provides readers with colorful charts that make learning easier!
For the ones seeking a remedy:
If you’re interested in mastering the concept, “mind over body,” this is the book for you. Dr. Chopra explains how your mental health significantly affects your physical health. We love that he adjusts his instructions based on what Dosha you are.
If you are looking to get over a cold without stopping at a drugstore, this book is definitely up your alley. Lad suggests remedies like yoga, herbal teas, essential oils, and mediation, which all keep you balanced. His suggestions are so easy to understand that he even provides you with a glossary and resource list for clarification.
If you’re looking to use food as a health remedy, this one might be the most useful for you. This book discusses the importance of diet and how it affects your well being. It offers 100 recipes and more than 300 remedies for things like low immunity, skin issues, and blood sugar problems. Believe it or not, all of these remedies include changing the way you eat! This book makes it seem as easy as 1, 2, 3.
For the ones who love to cook:
If you are looking to adjust your diet, but don’t have the time to cook elaborate meals, this is the right choice for you! We love that Smith gives you different options depending on what Dosha type you are: Kapha, Vata, or Pitta!
If you’re a picky eater, this one might be the best option because it has over 250 recipes to choose from. It also gives general guidelines for you to follow even when you are not using the recipes in the book. So, even after you’ve cooked all 250 recipes, you will still find this book serves a purpose.
We hope you enjoy these Ayurvedic works as much as we do! These are just a few among many that are recommended for gurus like yourselves. If we missed your favorites, leave a reply. We can never learn too much about Ayurveda!