pitta: The name of the governing principle of creation relating to transformation reactions. It is responsible for digestion, absorption, assimilation, metabolism, complexion, body temperature, vision, courage and enthusiasm.
kapha: The name of the governing principle of creation relating to physical forms of energy. It is responsible for secretions, maintaining lubrication, fluid balance, growth, heaviness, grounding, forgiveness, compassion, potency, understanding.
guna: This term means quality or attribute. It describes a fundamental stable energy which is the nature and essence of any substance. Thoughts, feelings and similar subtle energies are considered as substanceRead More…
Ayurveda: The Eternal system of life knowledge from an ancient culture of India. It defines life as a combination of mind, body, senses and spirit. Its aims are to heal the sickRead More…
yoga nidra: state of complete physical inertia coupled with retention of mental awareness.
Vishnu: Hindu god, the Embodiment of life preservation.
takra: a blend of churned yogurt, water and spices; also sometimes known as “buttermilk.”
surya namaskara: a group of yoga postures known as the sun salutation.
satmya: the body’s habitual response to the mind’s habit.
purushartha refers to the four aims of life according to Buddhist Ayurveda: Dharma – life purpose, duty, seeing Truth Artha – resources of money, food, clothing, shelter, medicine, time, and energy KamaRead More…