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Introduction to Ayurveda: the Doshas

“The state of ill health is a moment to moment happening.  Healing is a moment to moment balance, bringing awareness to our thoughts, feelings, and emotions, and how we respond.” 534 more words

Ayurveda and Yoga

Ayurveda is the Vedic science of healing for both body and mind, developed in ancient India around 1500 BC. The word means “wisdom of life”. It’s a vast subject, and I like the way it’s summarized in the book, “Yoga for Your Type – An Ayurvedic approach to Your Asana Practice” (David Frawley and Sandra Summerfield Kozak): 584 more words

Yoga In India

Moving Into Autumn: Vata Season

Pitta, Kapha and Vata are the three Ayurvedic doshas or ‘types’ which express certain mental and physical characteristics, and each person usually expresses dominant characteristics of one or two of these doshas.Working out your own dosha is extremely useful in discovering why we do the things we do, and how to find balance in life. 849 more words

Seasons change, our cue to do the same!


I can’t help but smile.

Almost everywhere I look I am being reminded that the fall is a season of change, movement, transition.  486 more words


7 days in Ayurveda

I recently spent seven days at Somatheeram in Kerala and went through the works- virechana, abhyanga, ksheerdhara, mukhalepam, hot poultices, dosha calibrated food and the stuff I hated the most-medicated ghee drinks and medicated nasal drops or nasyam. 1,641 more words


Know your a, b, c's

So we now know that Ayurveda teaches that the world is made up of 5 building blocks, earth, water, fire, air and ether. These elements combine to create 3 mind-body types, called doshas: 1,063 more words


Ayurveda – medicina tradiţională indiană

de Iulia Katenka Dudaş

Considerat cel mai vechi sistem de tratament din lume, Ayurveda, apărut cu aproximativ 2500 ani î. Hr., s-a transmis pe cale orală şi mai apoi a fost consemnat într-unul din cele patru texte vedice: … 463 more words

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