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The Dhatus a Brief Ayurveda Definition of Health. Crucial to the development and nourishment of the body, the dhatus unfold successively as follows, starting with the nourishment derived from the product of digestion.
So Good for Pitta. Steamed Veg & Coconut Combo. I love this dish, it's really satisfying and perfect for the Pitta constitution. It's quick and easy to prepare and a great addition to other foods like curries or a side dish to salad or soups.
A Gorgeous Coconut Curry that is healthy, tasty and SO simple. I love this recipe, you can have it at any time of the year and use different veggies, the spice mix can be made up in advance and kept in a tight fitting container, remember that its best to grind your spices in small quantities so that it keeps really fresh.
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.
Eat the Seasons Great Resource. This is a really useful resource for reading about seasonal foods that are available each month.
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.
This is a delicious dish a great one for using the autumn veg that's available in this season. The ginger in this dish is perfect for the Autumn season, here are the energetics of ginger, Ayurveda sees ginger as a major health and medicinal rhizome and is used in many ayurvedic recipes, here are the energetics of ginger.
Hydrotherapy for the Face. Ancients Secrets of Ubtan
Every living thing is composed of these elements. These five elements are within all living things in the form of vital energies that can fluctuate according to our state of balance as individuals and the seasons of nature, thus affecting health. We consist of trillions of cells that themselves contain the same ingredients as every other living thing.
It is one of the oldest forms of healing the world has known, with its origins dating back 5000 years to the Vedic sages who lived that part of the Asian subcontinent now known as India and is one of the most profound health practices in the world.
Nasya is one among the Panchakarma (5 Purification therapies) procedures where the medicine is instilled through the nostrils. The nose is the only route through which the medicine reaches the head. Nasya helps in purifying the area above the neck.
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