Monthly Archives: May 2015

What are the Principles and Philosophy of Ayurveda?

‘Ayur’ in Sanskrit translates to mean Life or Longevity, and ‘Veda’ to mean Science, Knowledge, or Understanding. Simply put Ayurveda is ‘The Science of Life’ or more specifically ‘The Science or Understanding of how to live your Life based on your Uniqueness’. Ayurveda is the ‘Yoga of Life’ and its aim or goal is to […]

Why Pulse Diagnosis can only be done in the early morning

The Key to Ayurvedic Diagnosis is Ayurvedic Pulse reading (known as Naadi Parikshai). We were asked why this can only be read in the early mornings so have written some more about this below…. The art and skill of reading and interpreting the flow of Prana throughout the body and mind to establish the Prakriti […]

What’s the Difference Between Modern and Traditional Ayurveda

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, […]

Ghee Recipe

According to Ayurveda, the ingestion of Ghee increases the most refined element of digestion, Ojas, which is the underlying basis of all immunity. Although not recommended for those with high cholesterol it is otherwise suitable for all Dosha though Pitta and Kapha must minimise their use of Ghee (and any oil they use). Ghee is […]