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dinacharya (part ix) Abhyanga – application of oils for healthy skin and much more!

Continuing from my previous post in the series, let me touch upon an important activity which should ideally find a place in all our routines. Though known to most of us it is rarely practiced independently on a regular basis. 

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dinacharya (part iii) – Use smoke to improve your health with the practice of Dhoomapana and Nasya

Dinacharya – The Art of healthy living Continuing Dinacharya today let me shed light on Dhoomapana and Nasya. These are both part of an ideal daily regimen but seldomly practiced these days. However both are neither time consuming nor difficult to

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yoga and menstruation – Wait, I was told to avoid yoga during menstruation?

Although it’s a common notion that you shouldn’t practice yoga when you are menstruating, yoga actually has a number of benefits during this time. Especially if you have an ongoing yoga practice, there is no reason to stop during that

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standing back rolls – Avoid a stiff back by using this anytime…anywhere exercise.

It feels great to perform these back rolls, especially after sitting or when your back becomes a little stiff. Also, these are great warmups before doing your yoga practice or before another type of exercise. Back Rolls  Stand strong and

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yoga for pregnancy – Is it safe to practice yoga while pregnant?

You might think you need to stay away from yoga during pregnancy, but in actuality, yoga offers many benefits during this time and after. Instead of avoiding yoga, you can alter your yoga sessions so they’re appropriate for this life

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kapha breakfast recipes to keep moving

We’ve covered some interesting breakfast meals for the vata and pitta doshas, how can the kapha dosha be left behind?! When it comes to the “right” food to eat for your dosha, the kapha dosha can be a little tricky

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Eckhart Tolle’s “watching the thinker” (practicing the power of now principle)

In 2002, Eckhart Tolle released a video cassette collection titled Practicing The Power of Now, consisting of the meditation methods outlined in his earlier book, The Power of Now (1999). Though only 3000 books were printed in the first publication

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triangle pose (trikonasana)

Triangle Pose, or Trikonasana in Sanskrit, is a great pose for opening the hips, lengthening and strengthening your legs and opening your chest, among other benefits. This pose can be a challenge, and it’s important not to overextend your knees

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chapter xi: the unimaginable image of god in His manifest form

The first few lines of Chapter 11 in the Bhagavad Gita, imply that God is the literal experience of Yoga, and by practicing one-pointed focus on the Highest One, the surest Yogic practice for achieving heightened consciousness and spiritual liberation,

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pitta breakfast recipes – Start your day off with lots of energy!

Welcome to the second part of our ongoing breakfast series! This post includes three yummy breakfast recipes for balancing the pitta. Morning muffins – makes ten 1 medium zucchini, grated 1 apple, grated ½ cup cherries, pitted 2 large ripe

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