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Ayurveda – Ten takeaways for the New Year

It’s almost the new year and we habitually set New Year’s resolutions. Quite often, at least one resolution involves our health. Ayurveda teaches us to...

Ayurvedic tips to stay calm during crisis

As habitual creatures, we find change very difficult to comprehend and accept at times.  Especially when situations are dramatically altered, practically overnight. As we...

Amazing health benefits of Amalaki fruit

Ayurveda classifies seasons as having an affinity to certain doshas.  As summer approaches, it is common for Pitta dosha to become imbalanced and cause overheating...

Multiple health benefits of Ginger

One of the most commonly used spices worldwide is ginger.  Known in Hindi as adrak, ginger has been used in India since before 200...

Understanding Kapha dosha in Ayurveda

The ancient healing system of Ayurveda provides us with the opportunity to take responsibility for our own healing.  One method is by allowing us...

Understanding Pitta dosha in Ayurveda

Ayurveda operates on the principle of three constitutional types or doshas: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha.  The doshas are further differentiated by their qualities or...

Understanding Psychology the Ayurveda way

Ayurveda is an ancient science of body, mind, and spirit which has stood the test of time for over 5,000 years.  It has eight...

How Ayurveda defines Agni, the Digestive Fire in the body

In Ayurveda, the concept of Agni, or the digestive fire is a key factor in understanding our physiological makeup, or our prakruti and vikruti. ...

How to balance Pitta dosha

photo source @Watervagabond In Ayurveda, there are 3 doshas or body types: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Pitta is the energy of digestion, assimilation, and transformation....

Understanding Vata dosha in Ayurveda

In the ancient Ayurvedic text, the Charak Samhita, Charak describes all the etiological factors which contribute to disturbances in the body’s channels (srotas). ...

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Navadvipa mandala parikrama

Inconceivable benefits of performing Sri Navadvipa mandal parikrama

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVYpj7ouh_g?rel=0] Every year thousands of people from around the world gather in Sridham Maypaur to participate in the annual Navadvip Mandal parikrama organized by...

Is Hinduism not a Religion?

I was surprised when I came across a politician's comment on Hinduism. He said that the word Hindu does not figure in Vedas and...

Jayapataka Swami – The “Gentle Giant”

Today, when deceitfulness and hypocrisy have become the way of life for the majority of the population, when humility is considered weakness and simplicity...
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Will the Statue of Unity bring unity to India?

Towering tribute to a towering leader, the Statue of Unity is a befitting offering to Sri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the leader par excellence whose historical...
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Water! Water! Water!

Water, Water – And you thought the Corona Crisis was Bad! I managed an organic farm in Gujarat in 2017, sustainability was a major feature...