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 […]

What qualities and strengths make the ideal Ayurveda client/student?

Ayurveda, ‘the Yoga of Life’, where the body and mind is understood and then used as a means or instrument to attain Self-Realization, sadly is not for everyone. This is not a statement of arrogance or exclusivity but is based on individual evolution and Karma. The one who is ready now is spiritually evolved, able […]

Dosha Pacifying Herbs

Our Ayurvedic Formulas are compounded from many different finely powdered and ground herbs to not only provide those tastes that are deficient in the individual but also very importantly to assist in the detoxification process, and provide concentrated nutrition. Such herbal formulas work to correct and remove excess Dosha and toxins. Usually one to two […]

Love in Relationship to Marriage

When do we ‘fall’ in Love?  When we meet the ‘right’ person!!! Who is the ‘right’ person!!! What is love?     Often times when you ask someone, “why do you love that person”? The answer comes, “because..”. There seems always some reason, purpose, agenda or whatever attached to this love. There are some qualities […]

Prakriti and Vikriti

A question was raised during a discussion on Lifestyle about returning to one’s Prakriti from Vikriti. The question was “Why, if we are born with Dosha (disturbance), do we work through short term correction and treatment, dietetics and lifestyle to return home to that already disturbed state?” Prakriti is our unique constitution that we are […]