Author(s): Sebastian Pole
A Pukka Life is about living in a truly authentic way, guided by the wisdom of Ayurveda. Written by an experienced practitioner, the book is packed with philosophical insights, dietary and nutritional information, massage and rejuvenation plans, meditation and yoga exercises, as well as the Pukka larder, an appendix of herbs and their benefits.
Sebastian Pole is a trained practitioner in Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Herbalism (Ayur prac, Lic OHM, MAPA, MRCHM, MURHP), and runs an Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal clinic in Bath. He is Chairman of the Ayurvedic Practitioner Association Pharmacopoeia Committee. A qualified Yoga teacher and therapist, he has a degree in Hindi and Indian Religion from The School of Oriental and African Studies. In 2001, Sebastian co-founded Pukka Herbs, a company who grow organic Ayurvedic herbs on over 1,000 acres of land in India. Pukka Herbs is now the UK's leading Ayurvedic company, selling a range of award-winning organic teas, herbal remedies and massage oils throughout Europe. Sebastian's first book, Ayurvedic Medicine: The Principles of Traditional Practice, was published in July 2006. Author location: Bristol and Bath