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Long flights, delays, congestion on the highway, whining kids, large crowds … These are all causes of stress, especially when travelling and during the holiday season.
In this issue, we share some tips from Ayurveda on how to avoid stress and how to restore the imbalances that arise when you’re travelling Read more
A salty Lassi helps keep Vata in balance while travelling – and at other times as well. It is easy to prepare and can be brought along in the car or on the train. Read more
Generally, Ayurveda highly recommends unburdening by liquid fasting once a week, especially for people with predominance of Pitta or Kapha Dosha. People with predominance of Vata Dosha are advised to take liquid diet days only when they feel relaxed and well-anchored. Read more
First you fast and lose weight, then you gain weight again: such a sequence of events is all too common with popular weight loss programs. Furthermore, they often cause unpleasant fluctuations in wellbeing – even though wellbeing is certainly one of the reasons for wanting to get rid of those extra pounds.
Most methods are not very well suited to lose weight quickly and induce a lasting improvement in well-being, because their main focus is to lose weight by reducing the food intake. Read more
Marma therapy is the Ayurvedic term for the therapeutic touching of Marmas, special areas and points on the skin, through which associated organ systems or bodily functions can be influenced. Marmas are interconnected through Shrotas – numerous smaller and larger channels in the physiology. Incidentally, Chinese acupuncture has its origins in the ancient knowledge about Marma points. Read more
Over the course of a day, the influence of the Doshas changes. When the sun is high in the sky, the overall metabolism is more active and thus also Agni, the digestive fire.
From 6 to 10 in the morning, the slow-moving Kapha Dosha dominates. That is why breakfast should be light, so as not to burden the morning with a feeling of heaviness. Read more
How to enjoy the spring in good health? During this time of year, when colds and flu are common, that question comes up a lot.
With the following three recommendations you can effectively balance your Kapha Dosha: Read more
Vedic Science and Modern Science
This landmark conference, with approximately 2,000 participants, focused on the theme of how Vedic science and Western science can together re-establish life in harmony with Natural Law – and work towards a Vedic civilization in which peace, progress, and prosperity are available to all. Read more
Jochen Lotz, head of our training kitchen, has created an Ayurvedic Easter menu for you. The dishes: Ayurvedic Thai curry · Plum-and-mango chutney · Spring quinoa For dessert: Orange/spelt Halva, Tapioca sauce
It tastes great, looks good and is easy to prepare! Read more
Ayurveda recommends a satisfying yet light meal in the evening. The main point is that it should be digested before we go to bed. A freshly cooked, light vegetable soup is tasty, does not put a strain on the digestion and can be prepared quickly – in about 25 minutes. Read more