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What are the six stages of disease formation in Ayurveda?

By |2023-09-21T03:00:49+00:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What are the six stages of disease formation in Ayurveda? When I hear someone say, “Suddenly, my father, brother, sister, mother, partner, or friend died of a heart attack,” I listen compassionately but don’t necessarily agree. When they are ready to listen, I remind that Ayurveda will tell you that most diseases don’t happen overnight. There [...]

Three Pillars of Health According to Ayurveda

By |2023-12-05T20:55:19+00:00September 5th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Three pillars of health according to Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, we can only enjoy an optimal health state of health or ‘Svastha,’ when the ‘Three Pillars of Health’ are in proper balance. In Sanskrit, the word for pillar is ‘Sthambha’. The three Sthambhas are the three doshas – Vata(ether and air), Pitta (fire and water), and Kapha (water [...]

Ayurveda and Incompatible Foods

By |2023-12-04T02:00:03+00:00August 2nd, 2023|Categories: ayurveda, Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurveda and Incompatible Foods Incompatible foods wreak havoc on our mind-body eventually. Ever drink banana milkshake and feel congested or stuffy? Milk which contains lactogen and certain fruits, such as bananas, which also contain common allergen may aggravate an asthmatic attack. Did your grandma remind you to not mix dairy and fish together? Milk is cold [...]

Golden Milk: The Ayurvedic drink that’s good for you

By |2023-09-09T18:43:22+00:00June 26th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Golden Milk: The drink that’s good for you Growing up in an Indian home, Haldi doodh (turmeric milk)—also known as Golden milk—was something I drank on a regular basis. It’s gained a lot of popularity in the west today because both yoga and Ayurveda have gained visibility and acceptance. But haldi doodh was a staple in most [...]

What is the Ayurvedic clock?

By |2023-12-04T01:41:50+00:00March 27th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is the Ayurvedic clock? In the modern world, we look at time differently. The bigger chunk of our day is devoted to our jobs or learning (daycare/school/college). Then we allocate time for sleep, food, chores, workouts, socializing, hobbies, rest etc. Many people lack sleep hygiene. I have a client who goes (used to) to go [...]

What are the three Ayurveda body types?

By |2023-12-04T02:20:39+00:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What are the three Ayurveda body types? Ayurveda is an ancient healing science, which is over 5,000 years old. Ayu means life and Veda means Science in Sanskrit. Ayurveda is the Science of Life. This wisdom stems from India. According to Ayurveda, the human body is governed by three fundamental energies or doshas. The three Ayurveda [...]

Wondering what to wear every day of the week? Ayurveda can help!

By |2023-01-25T21:02:48+00:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wondering what to wear every day of the week? Ayurveda can help! Raise your hand if you find yourself asking the same question every morning, “What do I wear?” What if I told you that Ayurveda offers a simple solution to harmonize your wardrobe with Vedic Astrology? For starters, Ayurveda is an ancient system of healing [...]

What is Agni according to Ayurveda?

By |2023-12-04T02:19:24+00:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Agni according to Ayurveda? It is crucial to understand the role of Agni in Ayurveda and its impact on our bodies. In Sanskrit, our digestive fire, is known as agni, and it is responsible for transforming the food and beverages that we intake. Agni also absorbs, assimilates, and converts the food into energy. It regulates the body temperature. [...]

What are the six tastes in Ayurveda?

By |2022-10-14T19:56:54+00:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What are the six tastes in Ayurveda? The six tastes in Ayurveda has an effect on the three doshas of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. According to Ayurveda, every substance found in nature is made up of some combination of the 5 basic elements: space, air, fire, water, and earth. The same elements make up the Ayurvedic [...]

Learn about Pitta Dosha Diet

By |2023-09-09T18:52:53+00:00August 23rd, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Learn about Pitta Dosha Diet My husband and I recently traveled to Newfoundland in Canada. This part of the country has nature caressing it from every angle. Despite being happily layered between mountains, the Atlantic Ocean, and the cooler temperatures (I wore a windbreaker on some days and hoodie everyday), I felt a lot of aggravated [...]

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