Healing Waters : Ayurvedic Digestive Drinks

SHARED FROM IT’S ORIGINAL SITE: http://www.mapi.com/ayurvedic-knowledge/meal-planning/ayurvedic-digestive-drink.html Healing Waters: Ayurvedic Digestive Drinks Well water, pond water, rain water — there are many types of water described in ayurvedic texts, and each has a therapeutic value, just as food does. Water represents soma, … Continue reading

Detox : Digestion (agni) and Toxins (ama)

AGNI – DIGESTIVE FIRES According to Ayurveda, good health is dependent upon our capability to fully digest and eliminate food, which involves boosting our digestive process.  This process is known in Ayurveda as “agni”. Balanced Digestive Fires : Balanced Agni: Creates … Continue reading

Water & Detox : Ayurvedic Style

I have decided to add a simple, yet vital component to my Ayurvedic Series of post which relate to Seasonal Detox, the Ayurvedic approach to water. Trust me, it’s worth knowing and applying for both detox, and everyday consumption. Here … Continue reading

Pranayama: Ujjayi (warm breath)

PRANAYAMA: Ujjayi (warming breath)  BENEFITS VATA AND KAPHA Ujjayi Pranayama (Victorious breath), which stretches the breath, warms it before entering the lungs, and helps to build heat in the body. Through this heat, the internal Agni or ‘fire’ is stoked, … Continue reading

Pranayama: Sitali (cooling breath)

 PRANAYAMA:   Sitali (cooling breath) BENEFITS PITTA Sitali Pranayam, also known as Cooling Breath helps to reduce Pitta, extremely beneficial for all doshas during the hot summer months, raised tempers or generally mental agitation. Also recommended for those going through the ‘hot flashes’ … Continue reading

Ceremony

Originally posted on Dreaming the World:
As I sit down to write, a thunderstorm hangs on the horizon. Slowly the mountains fade from view, and the rain and the lake become indivisible. Its tea time, and the pot is on…