Category: Ayurveda

Ayurveda 101, The Science of Life: How to Use the 3 Doshas for Optimal Living

Ayurveda is a natural system of medicine that originated in India more than 3,000 years ago! Derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge), Ayurveda translates to the knowledge or science of life. Knowledge of Ayurveda helps one to maintain general health and wellbeing long-term by allowing one to treat imbalances as they occur and before they manifest as greater problems to worry about (such as serious illnesses).

Yoga & Recovery

Many of us first turned to yoga whilst looking for change. It takes great courage and openness to heal our negative habits and create new healthy ones. No matter our habits, addictions, or cravings, yogic practices can transform them from the inside ou …

Ayurveda at a Glance

Ayurveda is yoga’s sister science — the science of life, health, and longevity. Based in India and as ancient as yoga, Ayurveda has been a healing practice and lifestyle for many, its wisdom continuing to spread through the West. Ayurveda’s foundations …

2017 Presentations by Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa

We are delighted to share these handouts from K.P. Khalsa’s presentations at the ashram during his program, The Twin Paths of Yoga and Ayurveda for Healthy Living, in March 2017. Herbal Mysticism—Herbs for Spirit & Consciousness Sharpen Yoga Practi …

Ayurveda Skin-Care Remedies: Beauty from the Inside Out

  “Don’t put anything on your skin that you wouldn’t put in your mouth,” teaches Manesha Kshirsagar, an Ayurvedic specialist in health and skin care. In the practice of Ayurveda, much focus is placed on metabolism and digestion. But the care you t …