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Dosha News Archives

Dosha Design

Last March I wrote a little bit about Vastu, the Indian science of architecture and placement. Vastu actually pre-dates Feng ...

Meditation

Ayurveda is more than 5,000 years old, and all this time it has recommended meditation. Now researchers are doing scientific ...

Ayurvedic Weight Control

The new year is almost here, and one of the most popular resolutions made is to maintain better weight control ...

Mala beads

A strand of mala beads is very much like a rosary. It is used in meditation, to help us keep ...

Saying Grace

In India, Annapurna is the goddess of food, and specifically grain and corn. She watches over the world's supply of ...

Agni: The Digestive Fire

Food plays a big role in the Ayurvedic lifestyle. There are three parts to the digestive process: digestion, assimilation, and ...

Yoga for the Doshas

Yoga is good for everyone; it benefits us both mentally and physically. I've been working on a DVD called “DoshaYoga" ...

Mandala Art

In Sanskrit, Mandala means circle. It is basically a geometric presentation of shapes and forms brought together to represent some ...

Ayurveda and Pets

Ayurveda is the science of life. It explains the nature of everything in the universe. We know how it teaches ...

Ayurvedic Cooking

There are so many different kinds of cookbooks out today, everything from The South Beach Diet to Cajun cooking, there ...

Ayurveda and Kids

If you have kids you know that there is always some bug that's “going around" and your kid is bound ...

Kapha Season

In the Northern Hemisphere, this is the beginning of Kapha season which runs approximately March through June. During Kapha season, ...

Vastu

Before there was Feng Shui, there was Vastu, the “science of architecture"or the Indian art of living in harmony with ...

Abhyanga

Abhyanga is a self massage which is good for keeping all the doshas in balance. It helps moisturize the skin, ...

Doshas and Age

We are born with our dosha, and our unique balance of the 3 doshas is like our fingerprint. However, as ...

Ganesh

One of the most popular icons in India is Ganesh, or Ganesha, the Remover of Obstacles. Ganesh has the body ...

Jyotish

Just as love is a dance between two people, life is a dance between us and the universe. We are ...

Vata season again

November through February is Vata season in the Northern Hemisphere. Vata season is when the weather is cold and dry ...

Pranayama

Prana in Sanskrit means “breath." We all need to breathe to survive. Even plants breathe. Although breathing appears to be ...

Doshas and Romantic Styles

Vatas are creative. They like to mix things up. They are spontaneous. Their dominant senses are touch and sound, so ...

Doshas and Dreams

Vata is made up of air and space. Vatas tend to have dreams where they are falling, or flying through ...

Ayurveda and Numerology

You may have noticed that I have changed my name a little bit. My given name is Lisa Marie. Marie ...

Ayurveda and Weight

According to Ayurveda, much overeating is actually caused by emotional factors. When we overwork, or are stressed, prana vata stimulates ...

The Doshas and Money

Our doshas have an influence on how we handle money. If we are aware of these tendencies, we can work ...

The Six Tastes

The six tastes in Ayurveda come from the five elements. They are: Earth + Water = Sweet Earth + Fire ...

Power, Freedom and Grace

When I found Ayurveda, I knew that my life would never be the same again. I started seeing things differently, ...