According to Ayurveda, cucumbers are great at pacifying the pitta dosha.
Pitta is the dosha associated with heat. When Pitta is aggravated, we are prone to get heartburn, experience acidity, become irritable, have high blood pressure, experience sleep disturbances. At such times, incorporating cucumbers in your diet may
Aloo Gobi is a classic Ayurvedic recipe and staple in Indian vegetarian cooking that I didn't enjoy much during my youth, but especially enjoy as I gain wisdom.
The spices used in the flavorful dish are the staples of classic Ayurvedic Cooking, as they aid in
Levitating Monkey: First off, congratulations on your latest collection of poems, "Saris and a Single Malt" being released and going on to become #1 on Amazon’s Asian American poetry list! I was deeply moved by your poignant collection of poems about your mom, your personal journey through grieving, and
The birthday of Lord Ganesh, remover of obstacles, god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune is upon us. In India this festive celebration lasts for ten days and is referred to as Ganesh Chaturthi.
As this festival -- celebrating the birth of the elephant-headed God begins
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
In this third post in the series on the right asanas for the various doshic types, we will be discussing Asanas for Kapha doshic types. As mentioned in our last post, it is important to remember the particularities of an individual’s unique body and customize the practice accordingly.
In this second post in the series on the right asanas for the various doshic types, we will be discussing asanas for Pitta doshic types. As mentioned in our last post, it is important to remember the particularities of an individual's unique body and customize the practice accordingly.
The themes for
In the next few posts, we will be reviewing several asanas that are good for the different doshic types, but it is important to remember the particularities of an individual's unique body and customize the practice accordingly.
In this first post in the series, we will
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
As part of the Meditation According to Your Dosha series, we're going to talk about Pitta types today. Pitta people need to meditate in order to release anger and aggression and to release their desire to control life. Pittas usually have good concentration and can meditate