2017 Silver Nautilus Book Award Recipient

"The Ayurveda Way" is a 2017 Silver Nautilus Book Award Recipient in the Health & Healing Category

Nautilus Book Awards is an annual accolade of books in the genre of social and environmental justice. Established in the U.S. in 1998, it is considered a "major" book award and has been conferred to prominent authors including The Dalai Lama, Deepak Chopra, Barbara Kingsolver, Thich Nhat Hanh, Amy Goodman, Charles, Prince of Wales and Desmund Tutu. The award seeks to recognize books in multiple categories that “make a difference and inspire.”

"The Ayurveda Way" is a 2017 Gold Award Recipient for Book of the Year in the Body, Mind & Spirit Category


More than 2,000 entries spread across 68 genres were submitted for consideration. Founded in 1998, Foreword Magazine, Inc. is the only media company completely devoted to independent publishing. Publishers of a Folio: award-winning bi-monthly print review journal, special interest products, and daily online content feeds, Foreword exclusively covers university and independent publishers, the books they publish, and their authors.

11 Women on the Best Advice They Got All year​


“The best advice I had all year was to learn the principles of the Ayurveda Way and take away as much or as little of it as you can. It will change everything in your life for the better. Basically, it means working with the Earth’s natural rhythm: sleeping when it’s dark, waking when it’s light. Eat with the seasons. This lifestyle leads to balance, better sleep, better digestion, everything. Give it a shot.”

Jasmine Hemsley My-Urveda Interview

Ananta Interviewed by Jasmine Hemsley

Read this interview to learn what Ayurveda means to Ananta, what drew her to it, her top 3 Ayurvedic practices, what surprised her most about Ayurveda and how Ayurveda fits into her daily life and routines.

The Soulfeed Podcast

Interview with Shannon Algeo

Ananta Ripa Ajmera teaches how to heal our bodies, strengthen our minds, and free our spirits through accessible, ancient techniques featured in her book. Shannon and Ananta discuss why food is medicine, learning the "art of mindful eating," how to actually love yourself and transform your morning routine.

Mother Earth News and Friends Podcast

Interview with Mother Earth News Magazine Editors

Learn the wonderful benefits of Ayurveda, it's principles and how to incorporate it into your lifestyle with two friends of Mother Earth News and experts in the Ayurveda lifestyle, Ananta Ripa Ajmera and Brittany Wood Nickerson. 

Radio MD Podcast Interview

Interview with Dr. Taz, MD


Ananta Ripa Ajmera joins Dr. Taz to discuss the many benefits of Ayurveda, as well as share insights from "The Ayurveda Way."

"The Ayurveda Way" on Fox 5 / Good Day New York

Where'd You Get That: Ayurveda Health and Beauty Tips

Christal Young, host of "Where'd You Get That?" interviews Ananta Ripa Ajmera about how Ayurveda can help us improve our health. 

Reader's Digest

Sleep Tricks that Really Work
Two excerpts from "The Ayurveda Way" are featured in this article on proven sleep tricks. 

The Unmistakable Creative Podcast

Interview with Srini Rao


Listen as Wall Street Journal bestselling author and host Srini Rao interviews Ananta Ripa Ajmera on how you can live the Ayurveda way for better sleep, less stress, optimal digestion, and more. The Unmistakable Creative podcast features thought leaders from all walks of life.

Spirituality & Health Magazine

The Potent Power of the Sun


Welcoming the potent power of the sun into your awareness first thing every morning can be an act of transformation. Read this book review of "The Ayurveda Way" to learn three ways you can harness the power of the sun to support you on your spiritual journey. 

​Interview with Dr. Laurel Trujillo

What are some simple Ayurvedic practices that can enhance your body, mind, and spirit? How can we bring the wisdom of the world’s oldest healing system into our everyday lives today?  Ananta Ripa Ajmera, author of The Ayurveda Way, joins regular guest host Dr. Laurel Trujillo to discuss simple, doable steps for better sleep, less stress, optimal digestion and more. Tune in and begin to transform your life!

Healing Lifestyles & Spas

An Interview on Balancing Your Fall Health Routine

Healing Lifestyles & Spas interviews Ananta Ripa Ajmera about Ayurveda's recommended fall routines. This interview includes recipes for a fall face mask and meal you can try. 


7 Practices of Truly Healthy People


Read this article about what the ancient Ayurvedic sages discovered as best practices of truly healthy people.

MSN Lifestyle

Sleep Tips from "The Ayurveda Way"

Read this article about the worst cities for sleep, and learn how you can improve your sleep with practices featured in "The Ayurveda Way" in this article.

Mother Earth News Magazine

5​ Questions for Ananta Ripa Ajmera

Mother Earth News Magazine interviews Ananta Ripa Ajmera about the best advice she's ever received, and more.  

The Style Guide to Grief

The Ayurveda Way for Grief Interview


Sica Schmitz interviews Ananta Ripa Ajmera about how Ayurveda can help you cope with grief.

Heal SVT Naturally

Interview ​with Ananta - Author of The Ayurveda Way

Listen as Laura Madrigano, founder of, interviews Ananta Ripa Ajmera about her journey of overcoming eating disorders, and how Ayurveda can benefit those with advanced heart conditions.

Small Changes, Big Shifts Podcast

Small Changes, Big Shifts Podcast

Listen as Dr. Michelle Robin interviews Ananta Ripa Ajmera about the five great elements, and how you can start to incorporate the Ayurveda way into your life. 

Global Glam Magazine

Your Secret to Inner Peace ~ Why You Need to Incorporate the Ayurveda Way

The number one luxury we can possess is great health and your wellness journey. Learn about how Ayurveda helps you achieve better sleep, less stress, optimal digestion, and much more in this interview.

Aloha Magazine

Ayurveda​: The Superhero of the Wellness World

Read an excerpt of the preface of "The Ayurveda Way" on Aloha Magazine. 

My Domaine

Incredibly Happy and Healthy People Live By These 3 Habits—Do You?


Danielle Directo-Meston shares 3 practices incredibly healthy and happy people do from Ananta Ripa Ajmera on the digital lifestyle publication of the popular fashion brand Who What Wear.

Reader's Digest

Beat the Summer Heat with these Cool Down Tips


Read about how Ayurveda helps you beat the summer heat with an excerpt from "The Ayurveda Way" shared in this article on Reader's Digest.

Elephant Journal

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life with These 3 Ayurvedic Practices


Read an excerpt from "The Ayurveda Way" on 3 Ayurvedic practices that can help you make positive life choices to proactively write your own life script.

Workman Publishing Holiday Gift Guide

Recommended Health & Wellness Gift Book

Workman Publishing recommends "The Ayurveda Way" as a holiday gift book for the Herbalist or Wellness Seeker in your life. 

Yoga Basics

The Best Yoga Books for Summer 2017

Read a book review of The Ayurveda Way featured on this comprehensive online resource for yoga. 

Herbology East and West

Sun Salutation - The Ayurveda Way


"The Ayurveda Way" is the #1 recommended holiday gift on the list of recommended Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Ayurvedic Lifestyle, and herbal-mixology gift books.

Be Simply Radio

Interview with Suzanne Toro

Listen as Suzanne Toro interviews Ananta about the release of "The Ayurveda Way" how she regained personal well being, reduced stress/anxiety and changed her relationship with her mind, body and spirit on Blog Talk Radio. 

Vibrant Happy Women Podcast

Interview with Dr. Jen Riday


Listen as happiness expert Dr. Jen Riday interviews Ananta Ripa Ajmera about how health is our birthright and shares numerous practices you can incorporate from her book "The Ayurveda Way."

Enlightenment Journal

Four Ayurvedic Strategies To Help You Sleep Better


Read about how four ways Ayurveda practices can help you sleep better at night in this publication published by the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment. 

Elephant Journal

Five Seasonal Strategies to Stay Healthy this Spring. {Ayurveda}


Learn five seasonal strategies Ayurveda recommends to help you stay healthy in the springtime. This article was published as a "Featured Today" highlight on Elephant Journal, and featured in the "Popular Lately" section.


Herbalism & Aromatherapy Magazine


Download the December 2017 issue of the magazine to read Ananta Ripa Ajmera's interview about the making of "The Ayurveda Way", including an excerpt from the book.

City Style and Living Magazine

Sleep Like a Baby with Spiced Milk

Learn a delicious recipe for spiced milk featured in "The Ayurveda Way" in City Style and Living Magazine.

Thrive Global

5 Ayurveda-Inspired Ways to Truly Love Ourselves


Learn five ways Ayurveda teaches us to develop a "designer relationship" with our own selves.

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