India’s Health Report Card!

For the world, India is a go-to-destination for Ayurveda and Yoga but unfortunately India is fast losing the importance of the age–old wisdom that came from these practices.  The WHO report identifies, the fast adoption of a western lifestyle with fast food restaurants sprawling not only the metropolitan cities but also smaller towns and villages, […]

The Healing Circle

This week I had a profound experience. I witnessed a Healing Circle. The Healing Circle is a group session during which the power of energy is magnified by combining the participants’ energy with universal unconditional love of several practitioners in the circle. The circle is focused on healing a client by offering several different pathways […]

Correlation between IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and Stress

How many us have suffered from IBS or some form of constipation or diarrhea at some point of time in our life? Too many, I am sure. According to Ayurveda, the quality of your health greatly depends of how good your digestion or digestive Agni (fire) is. So, let us not ignore the occurrence of […]

Cure your indigestion the simple way!

In Ayurveda indigestion means hyperactivity and heartburn or acidity. The very first thing you need to do is to cut out all kinds of fast food, heavy, fried, sweet and processed food. Depending on what is easily available in your kitchen, follow one of the below recommended remedies: –       Sprinkle little salt on lemon wedge […]

Ayurveda and Pregnancy – Part II (Conception)

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important at all times but it becomes significantly crucial when you aspire to bring a new life to this world. Once you have made this ever important decision you can take steps that will enhance your fertility and increase the chances of conception. The first thing to do is to […]

Mindful Health

Today we are racing ahead of time, are under constant stress of achieving more and bigger things. The aspiration to acquire things never ends and it seems like one endless battle for more and more and more! We have forgotten what our scriptures have thought us! If our ancestors were alive today what advice would […]

What’s your Dosha?

Next time you are in a room full of people, look around and observe the various personalities you see. What do you see? You will find some people are extremely talkative and attract others with their energy and enthusiasm, some are more observant and will need encouragement to put their views forward and some who […]

My induction to Ayurveda

I recently became a student at the Kerala Ayurveda Academy and world of ayurveda fascinates me so much so at this point that I spend endless hours at a time reading about the subject – something I would not do usually. Being a vata predominate person (Ayurvedic Dosha – Mind Body person), I usually like […]