Classical Ayurveda provides a holistic approach to dis-ease and life

Often times, the more we investigate, the further away from our problems we are taken or the more confused we get! The more you think you know, in fact, it often means the less you know. This is because in a very short while of such investigations we become so overwhelmed and burdened with countless […]

Neeragaram – sustaining breakfast drink

Neeragaram is the usual morning drink or even breakfast for many of the people who work in the fields. Their day starts very early and they need to be sustained until they are back home much later in the day. This Neeragaram not only sustains them but also provides them with many nutritional benefits besides […]

Breathing & Prana

Correct breathing equates to better quality of health and well being. Our vitality, strength and clarity of body and mind depends very much on the capacity to oxygenate and deoxygenate our blood. The greater the capacity and regularity to achieve this the greater would be the benefits. Exhalation is as equally important as inhalation.  As […]

The Difference between Traditional and Modern Ayurveda Part 2

As we saw in Part 1 of this blog a significant change has occurred in the way Ayurveda is taught and practiced in modern times. Part 2 of this blog explains why this has happened. First it is important to understand the Indian or Hindu mind and secondly how modern history has affected the culture […]

The Difference between Traditional and Modern Ayurveda Part 1

The word Ayur-Veda specifically means the “Science or Knowledge of Life or Longevity”. In other words, it means ‘how we are to live and manage our life’. An appropriate term to describe Ayur-Veda is ‘The Yoga of Life’. It is a system that – when correctly understood, applied and practiced – leads one to Yoga, […]

Accepting things the way they are

Are you able to accept things the way they are? A Life with simple rules and a commonsense approach is what is needed for a reasonably trouble-free life. Acceptance of any situation in our life, be it good or bad, right or wrong, fair or unfair, correct or incorrect, it does not matter; accept that […]