World’s most expensive spice – Saffron

Kashmir is not only the world leader when it comes to picturesque sceneries and natural wonders; it is also known to produce world’s best saffron. [Read more…]

Essentials of Ayurvedic Healthcare for Winter Season- Part II

Winter is officially going to begin in just a month from now. This season truly puts our immunity, strength, patience and perseverance to test! Following some simple tips given in Ayurveda can help you in beating the winter blues. The first article in their series (Essentials of Ayurvedic Healthcare for Winter Season- Part I) explains  diet basics for a healthy winter. This article will walk you through essential lifestyle changes and guidelines on taking Ayurvedic dietary supplements for winter. [Read more…]

Essentials of Ayurvedic Healthcare for Winter Season- Part I

Winter brings in lot of festivities, celebrations and holidays. However, as much as we despise it, the gloomy weather, short dreary days, bitter cold and never ending nights also tag along with this season! Ayurveda believes that our body and mind mirror the changes that manifest in our environment, especially with the change of seasons. Dosha, Dhatu (the seven body tissues), Agni- digestive fire and Bala- strength or stamina undergo cyclical changes throughout the year in response to changing seasons. [Read more…]

God who loves bathing

At first, I thought they were part of the famous Shiva temple, collecting water from the nearby stream for daily prayers. [Read more…]