Ayurveda

Benefits of Ushapan

The Benefits of Ushapan

A very common Ayurvedic practice in India, is the daily ritual of ushapan, (drinking one litre of water first thing in the morning). The ideal time to do ushapan is before sunrise, immediately after waking up and before brushing your teeth. Yes, before brushing your teeth is considered very beneficial according to Ayurveda, as the stored up […]

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  • Ayurvedic Tips to Reverse Insomnia

    Ayurvedic Tips to Reverse Insomnia

    Getting a good night’s sleep is crucial to your health, well-being and the ability to experience joy and peace in your life. In Ayurveda, sleep is considered to be as important as diet in maintaining health and balance in the body. Sleep is the time when the body is able to repair and heal itself. […]

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  • ayurvedic pumpkin soup

    Pumpkin Soup, the Ayurvedic Way

    With pumpkins on every stoop, we thought it was a good time to share this delicious flavor-rich roasted pumpkin soup recipe. High in heart-protecting beta-carotene, cooked pumpkin provides a rich source of potassium. Pumpkins are an ideal way to pacify the dry Vata dosha when added to breads or soups. Roasted Pumpkin Soup Ingredients: 1 […]

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Health & Wellness

Benefits of Ushapan

The Benefits of Ushapan

A very common Ayurvedic practice in India, is the daily ritual of ushapan, (drinking one litre of water first thing in the morning). The ideal time to do ushapan is before sunrise, immediately after waking up and before brushing your teeth. Yes, before brushing your teeth is considered very beneficial according to Ayurveda, as the stored up […]

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  • Green Mung Detox Soup Recipe

    Detox the Gentle Way with this Green Mung Soup Recipe

    Looking at ways to start the new year out right?!? Try this great recipe for Green mung bean soup. A staple in Indian households for centuries, this tasty soup is considered by many to be a healing medicine. Known for its nourishing and detoxifying effects, Green Mung detox soup helps to balance all 3 doshas.  It […]

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  • Lord Shiva Trishula

    The Significance of Lord Shiva’s Trishula

    I’ve been focusing on Lord Shiva a great deal these days, as I want to better understand his significance in Hinduism. In particular, I’ve been spending time learning about Lord Shiva’s trishula, the three pointed spear or trident he carries. The trishula has many symbolic meanings. Lord Shiva’s trishula is supposed to destroy — the […]

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