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How To Do An Oil Enema Without The Mess

An oil enema is the insertion of a small volume of oil into the rectum. Oil enemas, otherwise known as sneha basti are commonly used in Ayurvedic therapy as part of a complex cleansing...
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The Five Elements of Ayurveda and Yoga

Both Ayurveda and Yoga are based on the principle of the five elements. These five elements are referred to as the panchamahabhutas in Ayurveda or the tattvas in Yoga. Pancha means “five” and mahabhuta and...
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How To Live In Harmony With The Daily Cycles

To maintain balance and health we need to live in harmony nature's daily cycles. There are times of the day that are more suitable than others for our regular daily activities such as waking,...
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How To Get the Most Out of Your Vedic Astrology Reading

Vedic astrology, also called Jyotish astrology, is an ancient science based on the Vedic scriptures of India. Astrology charts are based on the date, time, and place of birth. A horoscope is like a snapshot...

Nasal Cleansing With Neti

Neti or “jala neti” means "cleansing with water." It is an ancient technique used in both Ayurveda and Yoga for nasal cleansing. Neti is a salt water solution flushed through the nasal passage using a...
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Dosha Tests – What is Your Prakruti and Vikruti?

The healing system of Ayurveda uses the concept of the three doshas to explain ones constitution or nature. There are many Ayurvedic tests available in books and online that determine your dominant dosha. A...

Nasal Cleansing With Nasya

An effective Ayurvedic remedy for nasal cleansing is nasya.  Nasya is one of the five purification methods in panchakarma therapy and is also commonly done as an Ayurvedic treatment on its own. You can...
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6 Benefits of Tongue Scraping

Scraping your tongue every day is an essential oral hygiene practice, it is just as important as brushing your teeth. It’s a very simple practice that involves gently scraping your tongue with a small...
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Yoga For Balancing Your Doshas

Just as incorrect diet and lifestyle can create imbalance, so can the wrong yoga practice. Yoga must be done on an individual basis; we are all different in mind and body, your yoga practice...
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What Makes Ayurveda An Outstanding Healing System?

Ayurveda is an ancient healing system that can improve your health and lifestyle. Ayurveda translates as the "Science of Life" coming from the Sanskrit words "ayu" meaning "life" and "veda" meaning science or knowledge....
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