The Truly Amazing Ayurvedic Massage Therapy

Ayurvedic massage is one of the oldest and highly evolved massage techniques.  Owing to its effectiveness and simplicity, massage has been incorporated into the ideal daily routine or Dinacharya in Ayurveda (routines followed every day to ensure optimum health). Ayurvedic massages are trending fast and getting widely popular across the globe. Although we are being introduced to massage  as merely a means for relaxation, de-stressing, occasional self-pampering or even a recreational therapy; there is a lot more to this versatile, intricate and one of the most effective Ayurvedic therapies! [Read more…]

Ayurveda For Winter Depression- Part II

Dull, damp and dreary days are here to stay for quite a while now that Winter Season has officially begun! Winter depression is a type of Seasonal Affective Disorders (SAD) which affects many of us during this season. Whether it is a full blown depression (as a disorder) or occasional bouts of depressed moods; proper care needs to be taken to ensure health and happiness even during these bleakest times of the year. [Read more…]

Increasing Prana through Pranic Absorption Sites

When we think of prana we usually think “breath” especially when associated with pranayama which is typically defined as “breathing excersices.” But prana is much more than breath alone. Prana is life force, it is energy, it is the organized intelligence that keeps the unconscious systems of our body working without our assistance. Prana affects the mind as well. When we leave our prana in an unconscious state, it becomes the ego, but when we work to awaken our prana we are able to transcend the ego and the mind and begin to evolve spiritually. The essence of all true healing is found within the power of the prana, in increasing the prana-the life energy. [Read more…]

The Sattvic Mind An Ayurvedic Perspective

We all know that food is meant to provide our bodies with nutrition and sustenance, to give us energy and warmth and life. But how do our food choices affect our minds? Food can be divided into two categories: the real food we eat on a physical level, and the food we consume through impressions, such as that we ingest through books, television and music. Both types of food must be digested and assimilated and can have a profound effect on our thinking and behavior. [Read more…]

Are we breathing?

Breathing- a process that instills life into our being at birth and continues till we exist! Breathing is not merely a chemical exchange of gases which sustains life, but a powerful link between us and our cosmos. [Read more…]