Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 1, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 272 pages
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.

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Editors Note
Chapter Two Balanced Nutrition
Chapter Three Foods and Their Healing Properties
Chapter Four Guidelines for Preparing and Eating Foods
Chapter Five Food and the Cycles of Nature
Part II
Chapter Two Snacks
Chapter Three Dals
Chapter Six Paneer Dishes
Chapter Seven Yogurt Dishes
Chapter Eight Salads
Chapter Ten Breads
Chapter Eleven Desserts and Sweet Fruit Creams
Appendix A Menu Combinations
Appendix B Recipes for Children and the Elderly

Chapter Four Savory Rice Dishes
Chapter Five Vegetable Dishes
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Harish Johari (1934-1999) was a painter, sculptor, composer, and scholar of Tantra and Ayurveda. He authored 12 books on Eastern spirituality, including Ayurvedic Massage; Chakras; Tools for Tantra; Breath, Mind, and Consciousness; The Birth of the Ganga; and Dhanwantari, and produced several audiocassettes and CDs of mantra meditations.

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