Navaratri

Sharing this beautiful article about Navaratri (with permission and gratitude) written by the very wonderful Indu Arora.

For Your Soul – Nine Nights, Goddess, Revelations
In Vedic texts, the feminine is celebrated in many divine forms and one of them is Durga. Four times in a year, there are 9 days and 9 nights which are […]

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Chakras

Delighted to share with you this article (with permission and gratitude) on chakras by my dear friend, the author Alok Jain. He writes with deep knowledge and passion for Ayurveda and the Vedic Sciences and his book The Root Cause: Ayurveda, Astrology and Beyond for a Blissful Life is a gift to the student […]

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Reflecting

I think “reflect” has to be one of my favourite words! And I do try to make it part of my practices.

Some people struggle with taking time to reflect. There are those who find they can’t still their active minds for any length of time without getting distracted. And those who would rather be […]

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What’s in the Pot?

Cucumber Water
 

Cumber water is my favourite thirst quencher in hot weather. Simply slice into any container except plastic, add water then cool for an hour before drinking. But this simple fruit has so much more to it!

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Cooling, soothing, purifies the blood, cools the liver, is a diuretic.
Classically, the fruit and seeds of cucumber (trapusha) […]

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The New Frontier

At times it feels like we are all in our little boats steering uncharted waters, praying we don’t spring a leak or get flattened by a gigantic wave. Such is life in the time of corona. One thing I’m hearing a lot is that people are looking at what they truly need in life […]

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Boost Immunity with Ayurveda

THE AYURVEDIC WAY TO BOOST IMMUNITY
Sharing this post by my dear teacher Dr Deepa Apté of Ayurveda Pura, London, to help to boost immunity.

“Over the last few days I have been asked many times for ways of strengthening immunity and immune system in light of the viral spread. Please note what I mention here […]

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REFLECTIONS

The turning of the year is a good time to take the opportunity to look back and reflect – the highs and lows, the challenges and the bright sparks.

As the earth sleeps in the dark of the year a new cycle is beginning and already the light is returning slowly after the Winter Solstice […]

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It’s All in the Head!

Indian Head Massage was the first massage I learned many years ago and it is still up there as one of the most requested massages. I think most people have at least heard of it or maybe have a friend that has tried it and so it has slipped into mainstream massage territory. Part […]

By |September 17th, 2019|news|Comments Off on It’s All in the Head!|

AUTUMN 2018

It’s been a while, if you have noticed; or maybe not if you haven’t!

I have been meaning to write what’s been going on in my world but something always seemed to get in the way…and it’s something wonderful that got in the way…Yoga! Yoga was my first love before Ayurveda. (It brought me, many […]

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SKIN DEEP

According to Ayurveda we should “never put on the skin what cannot be put on the tongue or in the mouth”. I pondered this when I first heard it. A quick glance around the bathroom and there were all kinds of products that would have been better served cleaning the loo than the face, […]

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