From the MASSAGE Magazine article, “What’s Your Dosha?” by Cynthia Copple, in the November 2009 issue. Article summary: India’s ancient system of healing, Ayurveda, provides a template for self-care through its focus on three main constitutions, or doshas.

Marma Points of Ayurveda: The Energy Pathways for Healing Body, Mind, and Consciousness with a Comparison to Traditional Chinese Medicine, by Vasant Lad, Anisha Durve, Jack Forem and Yvonne Wylie Walston (Ayurvedic Press, 2008)

Ayurveda: Asian Secrets of Wellness, Beauty and Balance, by Kim Inglis and Luca Invernizzi Tettoni (Tuttle Publishing, 2009)

Ayurveda: Life, Health, and Longevity, by Robert E. Svoboda (Ayurvedic Press, 2004)

Ayurveda Made Simple: An easy-to-follow guide to the ancient Indian system of health and diet by body type, by Sally Morningstar (Southwater, 2008)

The Ayurveda Encyclopedia: Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, & Longevity, by Swami Sadashiva Tirtha (Sat Yuga Press, 2007)