Websites for Additional Information about Yoga, Ayurveda and Meditation
The Ayurvedic Institute (www.ayurveda.com) is the website of Dr. Vasant Lad’s prestigious Ayurvedic school. Check the “on-line resources” navigator button for a wealth of general Ayurveda information. Also click on “Ayurvedic Press” and scroll to the bottom for a list of back issues of Ayurveda Today, where you find how Ayurveda works with a variety of ailments from asthma to hypertension, in addition to many other subjects of interest.
Banyan Botanicals (www.banyanbotanicals.com) is one of the top suppliers of premium quality Ayurvedic products made from certified organic herbs. Their website contains well-written general information as well as detailed instructions for the use of their products.
Eat Taste Heal, the highly acclaimed Ayurvedic cookbook, has an excellent website (www.eattasteheal.com) where you can get a full overview of Ayurveda, the five elements of nature, the three mind/body types (Vata/Pitta/Kapha), how to determine your mind/body type (dosha), and much, much, more.
Joyful Belly (www.joyfulbelly.com) holds a treasure trove of Ayurvedic recipes and concise articles to help you understand the workings of Ayurveda in more depth, with a strong focus around diet, the foundation of health in Ayurveda.
LifeSpa (www.lifespa.com) is Dr. John Douillard’s excellent health and wellness website using Ayurvedic approaches. His site is complete with brief videos on a wide variety of topics.
Maharishi Ayurveda Products, Inc. (www.mapi.com) is another highly regarded supplier of Ayurvedic products and their website is a storehouse of valuable information. Recipes, self-care information and a backlog of articles are all readily available.
Dr. Claudia Welch (www.drclaudiawelch.com). Dr. Welch’s website is a must-visit site for women of all ages. Coming from the dual backgrounds of Chinese medicine and Ayurveda, she offers practical information on how to remain healthy and strong through her on-line newsletters, blog and recipes.
Yoga International (www.yogainternational.com) is the official website of the Himalayan Institute and contains interactive information in the areas of Yoga, Ayurveda, health, meditation, nutrition and many other topics of interest. You can check out free yoga classes and get a full listing of courses offered at H.I.’s Honesdale, PA campus.