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In Asia, green tea – tea from the unfermented leaves of the tea plant Camellia sinensis – has been popular for thousands of years, but it is also becoming more and more of a trend drink in Europe. In contrast to fermented black tea, it is one of the healthiest drinks, thanks to its special ingredients. Read more
Like all green leafy vegetables, chard reduces Pitta. Here is a recipe for a simple and light, yet refined chard soup that can be served for lunch or dinner.
The Government of India honors Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for his original contributions to Yoga, Meditation, and Ayurveda.
Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi has honored Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and 11 other outstanding healers of India posthumously with commemorative postage stamps in a grand ceremony on August 30, 2019 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The entire event was broadcast live throughout India by government TV, many private television channels and also through live streaming on the internet.
Lassi in general is a refreshing, light drink that strengthens the digestive system. Mango Lassi in particular balances Pitta Dosha. Read more
The rule of thumb for every Ayurvedic remedy is, that all disturbances can be balanced naturally by their counterpart – restlessness through rest, inertia through activity, coldness through heat, etc. Read more
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
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