More Ayurveda resources


The Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota offers a fully online course Ayurvedic Medicine: The Science of Self-Healing.  Courses are open to current students at the University of Minnesota, students at other academic institutions, and lifelong learners in the community. For assistance with registrations, or for more information, please contact Erin Fider.

Recent Publications

Guha, A. (2008). Anxiety: A Case Study. Elements, 6(2), 10-13.

Ziegler, K. (2008). Pizza Examined Through an Ayurvedia Lens. Elements, 6(2), 13-16.


Some helpful online resources about Ayurvedic medicine include:

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

The International Society for Ayurveda & Health (ISAH)

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy: Lists Licensed Ayurvedic Massage Therapists and their training program

Yoga Journal:  articles on Ayurveda


Brennan, D. (2006). Ayurveda: Remedies and Inspirations for Well-Being. London: Duncan Baird.

Hora, R.M. (2005). Inner Beauty: Discover Natural Beauty and Well Being with the Traditions of Aurveda. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.

Kulkarni, P. H. (2005). The Encyclopaedia of Ayurveda. Delhi, India: Sri Satguru Publications.

Lad, V. (2005). Ayurvedic Perspectives on Selected Pathologies: An anthology of essential reading from ayurveda today. Albuquerque, NM: Ayurvedic Press.

Lad, V. (1999). The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies: The energy pathways for healing body, mind and consciousness. Albuquerque, NM: Ayurvedic Press.

Ninivaggi, F.J. (2008). Ayurveda: A Comprehensive Guide to Traditional Indian Medicine for the West. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

Patwardhan, K. (2005). Human Physiology in Ayurveda. Varanasi: Chaukhambha Orientalia.

Ramachandra, R., & Saligrama, K. (2005). Ayurveda-Parichaya. Bangalore: Kalpatharu Research Academy.

Singh, A. (2005). Healthy Living with Ayurveda. New Delhi: Lustre Press/Roli Books.

Tirtha, S.S. (2005). The Ayurveda Encyclopedia: Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, & Longevity. Bayville, NY: Ayurveda Holistic Center Press.

Wright, J. (2005). Ayurveda for Beauty and Health. London: Southwater.