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2/6/19

Triguna Theory - Three Mental Qualities

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Everything made of matter undergoes three stages of existence: it is created, it remains for some time and it is destroyed.
These three phases correspond to the three Gunas–  cosmic qualities or modes of material nature. Passion (Rajas) creates, goodness (Sattva) sustains and ignorance (Tamas) destroys.

1/11/19

Chyawanprash - Everything You Need To Know

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Chyawanprash is the most popular Ayurvedic rejuvenating tonic since the times of the Vedas
It is a nutritious herbal supplement that supports your immune system and improves overall health.

1/1/19

Ayurvedic Regimen For Winter

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Ayurvedic medicine prescribes unique practices, diet and lifestyle for each season, to maintain a state of equilibrium in the doshas.

12/11/18

Heart Chakra: The Center Of Emotional Empowerment

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Anahata or Heart chakra is located in the center of the spine near the heart and in the middle of the seven chakras. It is a place where spiritual and earthly chakras meet.
Anahata is associated with spiritual understanding of love, joy, compassion, serenity and gratitude.

11/30/18

Kitchari - Ayurvedic Healing Dish



Kitchari or khichdi is a common and easy-to-prepare dish from the Indian subcontinent made from rice and mung beans. It s also a very popular Ayurvedic comfort food, owing to the convenience of being able to cook the dish in a single simmering pot.

11/13/18

The Powerful Benefits Of Cannabis Roots

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The root of cannabis has a long and valuable history of medical use in Ayurvedic medicine. It has been used for more than 5000 years, as a painkiller and to treat postpartum hemorrhage, STD, rheumatism, fever, infections, gout, venereal diseases, swelling and gastrointestinal diseases. 
It has been used topically to soothe skin wounds and burns. 
Juice of cannabis root has been used for lowering blood pressure, easier childbirth and to alleviate toothache.

10/27/18

Solar Plexus Chakra: Activate Your Inner Power

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Manipura chakra is also known as Navel chakra because it is positioned i the middle of abdomen behind the navel. Its energy radiates 7 cm below and above the navel and has an impact on the Root chakra and Sacral chakra.

10/21/18

Ayurvedic Tips For A Healthy Menstrual Cycle

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Menstruation is cyclic process that repeats every month in reproductive age of women. During menstruation blood, cervical mucus, vaginal secretions, and endometrial tissue are being thrown out of the body. 
Menstruation is a natural time of detoxification and rejuvenation. Its purpose is not only to prepare the body for conception and pregnancy but also to cleanse toxins and metabolic wastes out of the body. Women are believed to be healthier and to outlive men because of its cleansing effect.

10/9/18

Healing Power Of Moonlight | Moonbathing

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Moonlight is the light that reaches the earth which is reflected light from the sun and some stars. Moonlight originates from the same source as sunlight, but the moon's surface absorbs the harmful UV rays from the sun. Also, the light reflected by the lunar surface is polarized with the electromagnetic vibrations occurring on the single plane.

10/2/18

How To Make Delicious Chutneys

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Chutneys are delightful spicy preparations comparable with thick sauces. They originated over 5000 years ago, in India. The Hindi word chatni comes from a verb that means "to lick".
In the 17th century, during the colonial era, the British shipped chutney along with spices, textile, Ayurvedic books and other exotic food, from India to England and France. Nowadays, chutney has become very popular in Western cuisine.