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Subject: Looking for Ayurvedic books
Date Posted: 8/27/2007 10:37 AM ET
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I'm looking for books on Ayurveda if anyone has anyto either swap (BOB) or get for credit or whatever. I'm very sick and I'd really like to find some. Thanks!

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Date Posted: 8/28/2007 8:33 PM ET
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Hi, Ivy, you might check some of the Deepak Chopra books posted here; his basic premise is from Ayurvedic principles.  Good luck and good health to you :))

Cheers, Margaret

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Date Posted: 8/29/2007 11:28 AM ET
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Thanks Margaret, yep, got 'em! lol Thanks for the suggestions!!

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Date Posted: 9/6/2007 4:27 PM ET
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Good luck with finding relief from your illness. I was very interested in ayureveda a while back, went to some lectures, bought some books....it is soooooooooo incredibly complicated. The lecturer said she has been studying for years and still considers herself a very basic beginner, because of the complexities, and because there are so many different practictioners and theories out there about it.  The Chopra books sound like a good starting place, he is much more accessible,

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Date Posted: 9/7/2007 8:55 AM ET
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Thanks Betty. It's a little complex, but I'm also on the Interstitical Cystitis diet and it's very similar to the Ayurvedic diet, but I'd like to know more.

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Date Posted: 10/2/2007 7:33 PM ET
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Louise Hay and Sondra Ray are also have some great books that you might want to check out.  You may also want to find an herbalist in your area - its amazing what can be done with herbs and teas that can't be done with conventional medicine. 

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