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 […]

Healthy food is Correct food!

Food is Medicine and Medicine is Food! Healthy food becomes healthy provided it is correct, compatible, suitable etc for each individual. This is for the simple reason that each and every one of us are uniquely different and therefore need to have our own personalised daily life-style activities starting with food. This is Ayurveda; the knowledge […]

Dis-ease Management

Be it any kind of disease or disturbances, it is always due to the inherent weakness or disturbance of the individual and not so much to the external factors that often are perceived to be the ’cause’ of Diseases. In the study of History, we come across stories of impregnable fortress eventually becoming breached. We […]