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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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Stress – Its effect on health and how to beat it

They say there are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen...

Earthquakes on Steroids? Stop blaming the Earth!

How many earthquakes? What's wrong with the Earth? Don't surprise if scientists remain clueless as ever. They will keep looking at their machines to ascertain...

What can the Judiciary do when the Bosses are corrupt

If you noticed, during the last few years a good number of scandals have come to light in India. There have been several revelations...
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Time according to the Vedas is not what you think!

We normally imagine time as a line that started at some point and stretches indefinitely. This affects even our language, with words such as...

Criticism – Don’t hate it; deal with it

We say we welcome constructive criticism. The question is, who decides if the criticism is constructive or not? Not everyone can easily see  good in...