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Dana’s Dinacharya (routine) for Balancing Vata

by Dana Nielsen

Are you running late to class/work/etc, because your forgot your wallet/phone/key then had to run back to your house, only to realize you had your said item was in the side pocket of your bag the whole time? 940 more words

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The trouble with transformation

Maybe I am thinking about change because it is fall — at least according to the calendar. In Austin, there really are no dramatic fall colors yet, maybe we will get a glimpse of something beautiful for a short moment before a rainstorm blows all the leaves off the trees in December. 673 more words


Pitta: Fire + Water

Words of warning, this will be one of the dense-r posts (read substantial + helpful). I try to inject lightness in my writing – who says being healthy shouldn’t be fun? 896 more words


Hey Doctor! What's my Dosha?

Shedding light on why different Ayurvedic doctors give you different opinions of your Prakriti

In Ayurveda the three Doshas are considered to be of fundamental importance in treating and preventing physical and mental disease. 1,616 more words


Ayurveda 101: The Doshas

         Ayurvedic medicine is based on the principles of the three doshas: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. This 5,000 year old tradition focuses on the balance of our physical and emotional characteristics. 349 more words

Body-Mind Relation to a Joint Disorder – Ayurveda Perspective

According to Ayurveda there are 3 main types of a manifested disease namely:

  • Nija Roga: Primarily Physical Disorders / Diseases: When a disease is caused due to aggravated Doshas, Physical disorders…
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Desserts & Doshas: Skimming the Surface of Ayurveda

Or, shall I say, skimming the ghee off butter…

About a month ago, on a Sunday very like today, when the sun was shining here in Portland, me and my friends A and Z went to Mount Tabor to establish what I hope will become a ritual: picnicking with naturally-sweetened desserts ( 1,729 more words