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Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine

Published by Healing Arts Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine explains the healing qualities of various foods and spices and recommends combinations appropriate for specific conditions of body and mind.

• Provides a complete introduction to the Ayurvedic science of healthy eating.

• Includes 200 vegetarian recipes to improve health and longevity.

• By Harish Johari, the bestselling author of Chakras, Tools for Tantra, and Numerology.

One of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, the Indian science of Ayurveda views the human being as intimately connected with the environment and all other life forms. It prescribes various methods of synchronizing ourselves with the world around us, placing great emphasis on diet and the specific attributes of different foods. Following these ancient guidelines, Harish Johari offers a clear and concise introduction to the principles of Ayurvedic eating and explains the healing qualities that foods and spices impart according to their subtle energies. He suggests special combinations to heal and balance both body and mind and includes 200 vegetarian recipes.

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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Healing Arts Press (September 1, 2000)
  • Length: 272 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781620550748

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Raves and Reviews

"Unlike the recipes in many other Indian cookbooks, the simplicity of Johari's dishes makes it possible to prepare an Indian meal without spending an entire day at the task."

– Vegetarian Times

"A fine introduction both to the science of Ayurveda and to its cuisine."

– Hinduism Today

"Harish Johari is Ayurveda's renaissance man."

– Yoga Journal

"A delightfully healthy way to broaden your palate to include the delicacies of India."

– NAPRA Review

"Readers interested in applying the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda healing to contemporary lifestyles will find both an excellent reference and delicious recipes in Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine."

– Sandra I. Smith, The Midwest Book Review


– Today's Books, March 6, 2001

"This book offers much for readers to digest, and it is an invitation to new and healthy experiences with food."

– Catholic Women's NETWORK, March/April/May 2001

"With 200 recipes to improve well-being and longevity, the book exalts the healing qualities of various foods and spices."

– PJ Birosik, Nexus, July/August 2002

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