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A better health for a better world

Food as medicine?  An old concept too often linked with the foods we ingest to maintain the body and not enough how to nourish and heal our emotional, mental and spiritual realms.  According to Ayurvedic philosophy, we are all created of spirit and light rather...

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The Niyamas

The Niyamas are the 2nd of the 8 branches (limbs) of Raja yoga developed by Patanjali (Yoga's Sutras circa 200CE). The Niyamas represent rules or principles of personal behavior. These personal qualities develop in a person living a life in harmony with him/herself, with others...

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Pranayama ayurveda

Pranayama, the power of Breath

What is pranayama? Prana and Ayama Pranayama is a combination of 2 words – prana meaning the breath of life, respiration, vitaity, energy power and spirit. Prana creates, sustains and illuminates the universe linking it to the source and essence of life. It manifests itself as...

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Respect (Ahimsa) and Truth (Satya)

What are respect (Ahimsa) and truth (Satya) in 2021 and the links between them?  Ahimsa is non-aggressiveness, non-harming, first of the five practices of the moral disciplines in Patanjali’s Yoga-Sutras, the yamas.  It is a capital virtue in all major religio-spiritual traditions of the world...

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Yoga & Ayurveda: Sister Sciences

Ayurveda and yoga are often called sister sciences; Ayurveda is considered the healing side of yoga, and yoga the spiritual side of Ayurveda. Together they encompass a complete approach to the well-being of the body, the mind, and the spirit.   They are integral parts of...

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Allopathic vs Ayurvedic Medicine

Allopathic (Western, Modern) Medicine: Disease Management Ayurvedic Medicine (Evidence Based Integrative): Health Management.   Traditional medicine is the origin of Allopathic (Modern) medicine while Traditional medicine is an integral part of Ayurvedic medicine.   Modern Medicine can be defined as “A system in which medical doctors and other health...

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The Art and Science of Immunity

“Our vulnerability (to disease) is a measure of declining lifestyle and environmental health” (Suhas Kshirsagar)   Imagine a three-movement ballet where art and science intertwine and align harmoniously! This is your immunity, your real protection at all times!    The first movement takes place at the physical level with...

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Immunity and Wellbeing

According to Larousse, immunity is the condition of an organism that resists infection without pathological manifestations. The body acts without reacting. Dose, frequency, and duration of exposure are the 3 external factors to consider in order to limit contagion. However, the healthiest way, and all...

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Acid-Alkaline Balance – Part 2

The table below follows the Acid-Alkaline Balance Part 1 from the Spring blog. Acidic foods slow down, inhibit or stop the detoxification process. They are also inflammatory and mucus forming.  Eating an acidic diet leads to congestion and inflammation.  Acidic diet can cause bone and muscle...

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