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Samskaras how they rule us. Psychology puts great influence on our past behaviour and patterns from our childhood and life experiences.
My Passion for Beans. The first time I ever had a combination of beans and grain was in my 20's when I was staying with a friend in London. Her boyfriend was Indian and he cooked us a meal one evening. I wasn't keen on the look of the dish and reluctantly tried it, only to be surprised by its wonderful melding of tastes, a combination of nutty, earthy flavours and exotic spices that I had never experienced before, I loved it and will never forget it 40 yrs later.
Warming Kind of Chai Body Tea - Kapha Reducing. This is a really quick, heating tea and great for keeping Kapha from being stuck in the tissues, good for weight loss.
Gentle twists, flowing forward fold, easy backbends.
Gentle yoga movements followed by a simple breathing exercise. Ideal for the Summer months. Postures are constructive rest position, alternate knees squeezes, happy baby, beetle on back. Alternate nostril breathing.
Eat the Seasons Great Resource. This is a really useful resource for reading about seasonal foods that are available each month.
Feet part 2 - foot and ankle mobilisation. Up and down on the toes, moving towards awkward pose. Warrior 2 with focus on the feet. Simple relaxed standing forward fold.
A simple sequence of 3 postures. One leg balance, warrior 1, warrior 2. Warrior 2 into dancing warrior, variation. Simple backbend using chair.
Gentle hatha yoga sequence including standing forward fold, downward dog, cat/cow, wide leg forward fold, reclined big toe pose.
This is a yummy rice bowl and I have made it as best I can so that all doshas can eat it, but sometimes rather than avoid compromising the taste mix we have it only on the odd occasion, but it's very delicious.
Dinacharya (Sanskrit: दिनचर्या "daily-routine") is a concept in Ayurvedic medicine that looks at the cycles of nature and bases daily activities around these cycles. Ayurveda tells us that routines help establish balance and that understanding daily cycles are useful for promoting health. There are a series of articles outlining each practice in detail.
The word masala simply means a combination of ground spices. According to Ayurveda the Kapha Dosha is a combination of the elements Earth and Water and governs the structure of the body, stabilises it and protects it. It has the quality of being heavy, slow, stuck, stubborn.
Dr Arya Describes Dinacharya. Dr Arya is doing a series of articles that inform us all about the valuable daily practices called Dinacharya. In Ashtangahridaya textbook, the second chapter deals with Dinacharya or the daily regimen.
The word masala simply means a combination of ground spices. According to Ayurveda the Pitta Dosha is a combination of the elements Fire and Water and controls digestion, metabolism and energy production. It has the quality of being hot, sharp, liquid and oily.
Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a 7,000-year-old plant that originated in the mountainous regions of South America. While it is commonly known as an “ancient grain,” quinoa is technically not a grain or cereal grain, but a seed, and does not contain gluten.
The word masala simply means a combination of ground spices. According to Ayurveda Vata is the body type/dosha that is formed from the combination of the Air and Ether elements, with the qualities of being dry, light, cold, rough, subtle, and mobile.
All Dosha Frittata is a really easy and nutritious quick dish which can be adapted for all dosha types. Great for a light lunch or you can add extra veg or stuff a pitta bread with it for something more substantial.
The Philosophy of Ayurveda Cooking. The most important lesson regarding food and cooking according to Ayurveda is ensuring that your food is in alignment with the intelligence of nature.
Dinacharya (Sanskrit: दिनचर्या "daily-routine") is a concept in Ayurvedic medicine that looks at the cycles of nature and bases daily activities around these cycles. Ayurveda tells us that routines help establish balance and that understanding daily cycles are useful for promoting health.
Hydrotherapy for the Face. Ancients Secrets of Ubtan
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