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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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Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 10

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Lord Shiva – Myth or Master?

A text wherein the author described, in his own way, the significance of Lord Shiva's different attributes like the snake around his neck, the...
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Happiness does not last? You may be missing the point

Let's get straight to the point. Do you realize that almost all of us spend practically every moment of our life to become happy?...