Ayurveda Cookbook offers recipes for a healthy vegetarian lifestyle based on Ayurvedic recommendations. This book is a divine blend of traditional Indian knowledge of Ayurveda (Ayurveda is a 5000+ year old Vedic Indian science that focuses on maintaining a natural well-being of a person through mind, body and consciousness) and traditional vegetarian Indian recipes based on Ayurveda. Rupen Rao is an international food entrepreneur residing in Washington, DC. Over the past decade, he has taught Indian cooking to more than 20,000 participants, including cooking lessons in parts of United States and Europe. He has a line of Indian spice blends that are available at select stores in Washington, DC. He is also an author of two Indian cookbooks (INDIAN COOKING FROM MY MOM and INDIAN RESTAURANT DISHES) in addition to the Ayurveda Cookbook. Aparna Pattewar is a consulting Ayurvedic Practitioner and Panchakarma specialist. She is classically trained in Ayurveda. Pattewar is the student of world renowned Dr. Vasant Lad and has learned pulse diagnosis under his guidance. Currently, Aparna Pattewar resides in Massachusetts, where she offers Ayurveda nutritional and diet consulting at the Shri Dwarkamai Vidyapeeth Health and Wellness Center at the Sai Baba Temple in North Billerica, MA.