Articles on Ayurveda

The Expansion of Ayurveda and Yoga: Their Value for India and the World

Oct 25,19

Ayurveda is the natural healing system of India and its civilizational field of influence going back to Vedic times several thousand years ago. Ayurveda is one of the oldest, most intricate, and elaborate forms of traditional medicine in the world, and one with the greatest continuity and authenticity.

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Celebrating Ayurveda Day October 25, 2019

Oct 24,19

October 25, 2019 marks Ayurveda Day. Traditionally it is called Dhanteras and occurs just before Diwali, India’s famous festival of …

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Herbs for the Practice of Yoga 1: Introduction

Sep 23,19

Herbology for Yogis   Traditional Yoga has always rested on a special yogic diet with special yogic herbs to go …

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Meditation in Yoga and Ayurveda

Sep 13,19

Meditation is the key practice of traditional Yoga and the prime factor behind an authentic Ayurvedic lifestyle. Meditation goes to …

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How to Cope with the Digital Age with Yoga and Ayurveda for the Mind

Aug 30,19

Are You Addicted to the Digital Drug? Most of us spend several hours on the day relative to a computer, …

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AYURVEDIC LIFE REGIMENS: Your Key to Complete Well-being

Aug 9,19

Herbs are like subtle foods. They can be taken in small or large doses. Large doses (more than one ounce of herbs per day) should usually not be taken without special study or professional guidance. In small doses herbs are like strong food supple­ments; and they can and should be taken on a regular basis by almost everyone. They are part of our necessary food articles and provide subtle nutrition. Right nutrition is not only taking our daily bread but also taking our daily herbs.

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Agni Ayurveda

Jun 25,19

The role of fire is well known in traditional systems of medicine, which use the great elements of nature for …

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The Upanishadic Connection to Neuroscience

May 12,19

Upanishadic sages thousands of years ago understood the secrets of neuroscience but going beyond the physical body to higher levels …

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Vedic Yoga and the Three Gunas

Mar 15,19

In the philosophy of Yoga, derived from the Samkhya system, all matter in the universe is reducible to one primary substance called Prakriti. Prakriti literally means the original power of action. It does not refer to substance in the physical sense but to the potential from which all forms of matter, energy and mind can arise. Prakriti is the original state of pure potential out of which all things become possible. Prakriti is the latent state of substance, like the seed that holds the potential for a great tree. It is the prima materia of the world of which matter, energy and mind are manifestations. Prakriti, we could say, is the causal or original form of all substances, from which their subtle and gross forms arise. It is extremely subtle, ethereal and transcendent, forming the basis for space that is its first material form.

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Ayurveda and Vedic Counseling: What is the Relationship?

Jan 24,19

In this article we will discuss the relationship between Clinical Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Counseling on one hand, and between Ayurvedic …

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