Reading List

Find here a literature for your daily inspiration


Study manual
All course materials are collected in an online learning management system. In addition, each year you will need to purchase a study manual developed by Delight Academy as well as the Asthanga Hridyam, which is to be purchased in the first year only. Please refer to the Tuition & Fees page for an indication of costs.

Reading list
The reading list for Year I is:

  • Svoboda, Dr. R. (2002) – Prakriti “Your Ayurvedic Constitution” (2nd edition). Twin Lakes, USA: Lotus Press ISBN 9780965620833
  • Frawley, D. (1999) – Yoga and Ayurveda. Twin Lakes, USA: Lotus Press, ISBN 9780914955818
  • A. Smith, V.A. (2013) – Ayurvedic Medicine for Westerns (Volume 1) Anatomy and Physiology in Ayurveda. Platform EIVS GmbH, Edition Turiya, Switzerland (Dietikon) ISBN 9781491043905
  • Smith, V.A. (2015) – Ayurvedic Medicine for Westerns: Clinical Treatments & Protocols in Ayurveda (Volume 3). Platform EIVS GmbH, Edition Turiya, Switzerland (Dietikon).

  • Vasant Lad, Dr. (2006) – The complete book of Ayurvedic home remedies. United Kingdom: Little, Brown Book Group. ISBN 9780749927653