As we gear up for summer, try a few of these ayurvedic tips to stay cool.
Keep yourself hydrated this summer. Stay away from chilled and carbonated beverages, as they are known to disrupt the digestive fire. Instead, opt for fresh fruit juices, blended and stored
As nature changes with the change of seasons, we too, are in a constant state of renewal. Spring always gets me excited, as it's a time to lighten up on all the layers of clothing we've been wearing over the past few months, it's a
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As we gear up for spring, we talked to Madhavi Rathod, a fourth generation Vedic astrologer who focuses on assisting people in living a life better aligned with their higher purpose in life, or their dharma. Combining Vedic astrology (Jyotish)
It's not uncommon to be dealing with a dose of winter blues, this time of year. This depression, which surfaces especially in the winter months is also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or winter depression. These human body responses are well explained in Ayurveda.
It’s New Year’s Eve and folks are looking to celebrate the close of the year with family and friends. These festivities often include plenty of champagne and wine. Now I’m not going to sit here and tell you not to drink, as that is your
According to Ayurvedic philosophy, Ojas, (pronounced oh-jus), is the essential energy of the body, the "fluid of life". Ojas is considered the sap of one's life energy which, when running full steam is equated with immunity and, when in short supply, results in weakness and disease.
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As the seasons change, so should our yoga practice. As we move from the hot days of summer to the cooler days of fall, our yoga movements should also change to better reflect the fall. As Ayurveda, the sister science
According to Ayurvedic principles, we must look to create and maintain balance within our bodies. This is especially important as the seasons change and the climate fluctuates. We should eat with the season we’re in, in mind. As we move into autumn and out of
LM: In your book, How I Became a Hindu: My Discovery of Vedic Dharma, you detail your move
LM: You have practiced as an intern Ayurvedic doctor in Kerala, India – how did you first get involved in Ayurveda?