Pulling from her remarkable life, Maya Tiwari-known fondly the world over as Mother Maya-teaches us to heal ourselves and recognize our intrinsic rhythms so we can cultivate optimum health without devoting a huge amount of time worrying about food or illness. By working with our unique metabolic constitutions, we can develop the skills to convert personal karma into awareness, challenges into success, and lessons into knowledge.
Laden with wholesome seasonal practices, vegetarian and gluten-free recipes, and guidelines for the whole family to live in harmony and love, this book teaches us to embrace the feast and the fast. Within these pages you'll recover your joy in preparing, sharing, and imbibing your meals with whole-hearted ease, learn to eat and live in blissful harmony with daily, seasonal, solar, and lunar cycles, and reconnect to your true nature of love!
• There is a time to fast and a time to feast
• A time for love, and a time for sobriety
• A time for celebration and a time for cleansing
• A time for nurturance and a time for austerity
• A time to rest, meditate, play, and work
"I picked up Living Ahimsa Diet and got total body chills of recognition. This book is filled with beauty and truth that nourishes at our deepest levels. Savor it!"
-CHRISTIANE NORTHRUP, MD, OB/GYN physician and author of the New York Times bestsellers: Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
"Mother Maya has written an inspirational text for all. Whether you are a novice to the yogic path or a practitioner of many years, this book is a refreshing compilation of the essential principles needed for living in balance with the earth and with the Divine. Mother Maya has crafted an accessible reader comprising the time-tested truths of the Vedic principles. This book is highly recommended for charting or supplementing one's path toward total well-being in the 21st century. Supplemented with factual accounts based on scientific research, Living Ahimsa Diet: Nourishing Love & Life will be bring benefit to all seekers."
-DENA MERRIAM, Founder & Convener, The Global Peace Initiative of Women
"Violence, actual and virtual alike, so thoroughly pervades human society that many people find it difficult even to envision a non-belligerent world. This book is a welcome addition to the growing body of literature that maps out routes to healthier, less savage modes of living that promote kinship with all life. Offering a powerful rebuttal to the voices that condone "business as usual," Living Ahimsa Diet provides effective, practical advice to anyone who seeks a rich, peaceful, truly satisfying existence."
-ROBERT SVOBODA, Ayurveda Expert and Best-selling Author