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Dosha News Archives

It’s Bliss

Ananda means bliss is Sanskrit. Bliss helps to keep us healthy, both mind and body. It feels good! Like laughter, ...

Ayurveda and Skin Care

When we're out of balance, we feel it, and it shows. Sometimes it shows up right on our face! Vata ...

Shiva and Shakti

According to Vedic literature, creation takes two energies. One energy is represented as masculine, and it's called shiva. The energy ...

Seasonal Recommendations

In the Northern Hemisphere, we are in the midst of Pitta season. The weather is warm, even hot, and we ...

Ayurveda and Memory

We all have forgetfulness on occasion. But when this happens on a regular basis, we might look at what we ...

Ayurveda and Hair Care

According to Ayurveda both our hair and our nails are a by-product of our bones. So in order to have ...

Ganesh’s birthday

Today is a most auspicious day, it is Ganesh's birthday! Ganesh is the “remover of obstacles." You can identify Ganesh ...

3 pillars of health

According to Ayurveda, there are 3 pillars of good health: food, relationships, and sleep. Today let's look at sleep and ...

Dosha Yoga

I've been waiting for a long time to give you this news. Today is the official release date of my ...

Vedanta

Ayurveda, along with Vastu, Meditation, Yoga, Hinduism, Buddhism and much of eastern philosophy, has its roots in Vedanta. Vedanta is ...

mantras for meditation by dosha

Ayurveda recommends meditation for everyone. And there are specific mantras which are meant to pacify each dosha. Try using these ...

Aromatherapy for the Doshas

We connect to the physical world through our five senses. Aromatherapy has many benefits - it can be calming, relaxing, ...

Doshas and Gemstones

Jyotish is Indian astrology, and it is a sister science to Ayurveda. Jyotish recommends certain gemstones, because of their energetic ...

Behavior Rasanayas

Rasayana means “recommendation." The following Behavior Rasayanas are for all of the doshas. It is said that following these instructions ...

Doshas and Exercise

The basic rule in Ayurveda is to exercise to 75 % of your capacity. Don't work out until you are ...

Doshas and Learning Styles

Vatas learn quickly, but they then forget quickly as well. It is helpful for Vatas to write things down, and ...

Marma Therapy

Prana is the Sanskrit word for energy, or life force, or breath. Yoga uses physical poses to increase and regulate ...

Shavasana

At the end of a yoga class, the instructor has us lie down in corpse pose, or shavasana. Shavasana means ...

The Doshas and Compatibility

When we understand how the doshas influence our personalities, then we can use this information to help us get along ...

Seva

“Seva" is a Sanskrit word meaning selfless service. Seva is doing good work, helping others, without attachment, and without any ...

Diwali

Today, November 1st, is the day to celebrate Diwali, the festival of Light. Diwali is also known as Deepawali. “Deepa" ...

Neti and Nasya

Neti is the ayurvedic technique to clear the sinuses using warm salt water. Using a neti pot, you can gently ...

Chanting (Kirtan)

Kirtan is an ancient musical art form that could be compared to our modern American Gospel music. By chanting holy ...

Altars

Every culture throughout civilization has created altars and shrines in special places to express devotion and appreciation to the guiding ...

Vata Season

In the northern hemisphere, during the months of November through February when the air is cold and dry, it is ...

Prosperity Kavach

A Kavach is an Indian pendant that has been infused with spiritual energy. When I was speaking at the Mind ...