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Ayurveda Part 3/5 – Seasons

The 3 Doshas – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, govern not only our own constitution, but everything else in the cosmos as well. So as per Ayurveda instead of winter, spring, summer, and fall, the year breaks into Vata season, which goes from late fall into early winter; Kapha season, from the coldest part of winter […]

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Ayurveda Part 2/5 – Diet

Ayurveda has a unique approach to break down tastes scientifically. Each taste has its own therapeutic effects and changing impact on the body, from taste to entering the body to being absorbed. The six tastes or Rasas as per Ayurvedic diet are Sweet, Salty, Sour, Pungent, Astringent and Bitter. For a balanced diet, Ayurveda recommends […]

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Ayurveda Part 1/5 – Doshas

Ayurveda is a personalized approach to health. Knowing your body type allows you to make optimal choices about diet, exercise, supplements, and all other aspects of your lifestyle. From Ayurveda perspective, the whole universe is an interplay of energies of the five basic elements – earth, water, fire, air and ether. Earth is solid, heavy, […]

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Festivals Need Not Be Stressful

When Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile and the kingdom started running smoothly again, the courtiers suggested to Ram that they should perform the famous Ashwamegh Yagya to bring some excitement back in the lives of the common people. The purpose of the Yagya was not to win over other kingdoms […]

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The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

I recently got an opportunity to listen to the audio book – The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. I really liked it and for my own benefit I wrote down some notes. So here they are: Universe is tuned to your thoughts. You are the masterpiece of your life. Everything around you – people, things or […]

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