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…
netra tarpana: treatment for insomnia, submersion of the eyes in oil or ghee. Also see netra basti.
yukti: the principle that treatment is a coalition of many parts, an effect produced from many essential causes.