Quantum Healing

Over the last few months as I sat in class, I often questioned how most of the eastern healing modalities practiced today really work. I have experienced some of the benefits of these healing modalities and have known stories of miraculous recovery of many from serious health ailments. What fathomed me in the past is […]

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 […]

General dietary guideline for a Pitta predominant person

This dosha usually gets aggravated in the summer time and hence Pitta persons should focus on a diet that cools, is sightly heavy and a little dry. Foods that are sweet, bitter and astringent are better suited for them and they should avoid sour, salty and pungent tasting foods (for example too much yogurt and […]

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 […]