Vasant Lad, MASc

Vasant Lad, MASc

Vasant Lad is an Ayurvedic physician and educator and is respected throughout the world for his knowledge of Ayurveda. He is the founder of The Ayurvedic Institute and is the author of numerous books and articles. He is currently in close collaboration with AyurPrana, creating accessible and in-depth webinar series to help share the wisdom of Ayurveda.

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Articles by Vasant Lad, MASc
  • Essentials of a Daily Routine [video]
    • Daily Routine
    • October 20, 2020
    Essentials of a Daily Routine [video]

    Vasant Lad, world-renowned practitioner, author, and founder of The Ayurvedic Institute, discusses the importance of creating and following a daily routine.

  • Finding the Doshas in the Pulse [video]
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • September 22, 2020
    Finding the Doshas in the Pulse [video]

    Vasant Lad, world-renowned practitioner, author, and founder of The Ayurvedic Institute, shows us a glimpse into the insightful world of Ayurvedic pulse reading. 

  • Hot Spiced Chai
    • Recipes & DIY
    • December 12, 2012
    Hot Spiced Chai

    Boil the water with the spices for 2 minutes. Add the tea and simmer for two minutes. Add the milk and heat until hot but not boiling. Add sweetener and serve.

  • Rice Khir
    • Recipes & DIY
    • October 16, 2012
    Rice Khir
  • Urad Dal
    • Recipes & DIY
    • October 15, 2012
    Urad Dal

    Urad dal is sweet, heavy, unctuous, and slightly heating. This is an excellent, calming food for vata and vata-types can eat it frequently. Pitta and kapha can eat it once or twice a week.

  • Dr. Vasant Lad’s Date & Almond Shake
    • Recipes & DIY
    • October 15, 2012
    Dr. Vasant Lad’s Date & Almond Shake

    Feel free to play with this recipe and make it your own.

Education and Experience

Vasant Lad’s academic and practical training includes the study of Allopathy (Western medicine) and surgery as well as traditional Ayurveda.

A native of India, Mr. Lad served for three years as Medical Director of the Ayurveda Hospital in Pune, India. He was Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Pune University College of Ayurvedic Medicine for 15 years. He holds a Bachelor’s of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAM&S) degree from the University of Pune and a Master’s of Ayurvedic Science (MASc) degree from Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya.

Upcoming Events

Learn with Vasant Lad! See the offerings at The Ayurvedic Institute, and check out his webinar series offered by AyurPrana, including an exploration of pulse reading, daily routine, and more!

 

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