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Ayurveda for Women: A Guide to Vitality and Health

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A time-tested system for achieving health and happiness while balancing the demands of the modern woman's lifestyle.

• A perfect handbook for any woman for whom quality of life is a central issue.

• By one of the leading advocates of Ayurveda in the United States and the author of Ayurveda: Life, Health and Longevity.

• Provides practical advice on exercise, sleep, diet, b
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 1st 2000 by Healing Arts Press (first published 1999)
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Raji Johnson
Aug 29, 2011 rated it liked it
It is a good one for Ayurveda beginners, a practical guide on creating and sustaining a balanced, healthy daily life by following Ayurvedic principles of vata, pitta and kapha balance in routine food and lifestyle. Explains different landmark stages of the female life and the Dosha pertaining to each - childhood (Kapha age), womanhood (Pitta age) and wise womanhood (Vata age) and provides practical advice on excercise, sleep, diet, beauty care, meditation, sex and relationship, childcare, menopa ...more
Dec 28, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
La ayuverda es una medicina tradicional india que trata de reconciliar y equilibrar nuestro cuerpo – mente - espíritu a todos los niveles para preservar nuestra salud y sobrellevar mejor nuestra existencia. Centra su atención en el flujo vital de nuestro ser, así como en el sistema de canales que la naturaleza ha creado para encauzar lo que ingerimos y expulsamos.

Jun 18, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Este es el primer libro que leo de Robert Svoboda, pero quedé invitada a leer más libros de su autoría. El libro está muy bien escrito, es de fácil lectura y comprensión. Lo recomiendo ampliamente para aquellas personas interesadas en el Ayurveda (conocimiento de la vida). El Ayurveda es un tema muy extenso, con mucha información interesante e importante para mantener la salud o regresar a ella una vez que se ha perdido el equilibrio, y éste libro es una excelente forma de acercarse al tema. Cub ...more
May 18, 2009 rated it it was ok
A good guide to Ayurveda and women's health in general. The narrative was a bit disjointed and could have been organized better. It was hard to find specific information without reading an entire section.
Feb 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ayurveda
Very easy read with lots of information. A great over view of Ayurveda for women in every step of life.
3.5/5. A good read, and Svoboda is clearly a wealth of information. Ultimately though, I'd prefer to read a book written about women's vitality, health & creativity by a woman.
Jan 17, 2010 rated it liked it
Ayurveda for women : a guide to vitality and health by Robert Svoboda (2000), 1st U.S. ed
Afrin Catalano
Jan 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful guide for harmonized living.
Feb 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Really easy to understand compared to other books on Ayurveda. Fascinating!
Aug 07, 2012 rated it it was ok
Remind me not to read any more books by men about what women are like and not like and what we should do and not do.
Apr 27, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: those into aryurveda
Shelves: healthbooks
A wonderful comprehensive book covering the ayurvedic principles and especially with the focus on women.
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During and after my formal Ayurvedic training I was tutored in Ayurveda, Yoga, Jyotisha, Tantra and allied subjects by my mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda. He also owned thoroughbred race horses, and I served as his Authorized Racing Agent at the Royal Western India Turf Club in Bombay and Poona between 1975 and 1985.
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