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The Many Benefits of Bay Leaves

The Many Benefits of Bay Leaves

17 Best Benefits Of Bay Leaf (Tej Patta) For Skin, Hair And Health July 4, 2016 Bay leaf, most commonly known as “Tejpatta” in Hindi, ‘Masala Aku‘ in Telugu, ‘Birinji Ilai‘ in Tamil, ‘Karuvaela‘ in Malayalam, ‘Paththa‘ in Kannada, ‘Tej Patha‘ in Bengali, ‘Tamal Patr‘ in Gujarati, ‘Tamal Patra‘ in Marathi, ‘Tezpatta‘ in Punjabi. Bay leaf is an aromatic leaf from the evergreen bay laurel tree, native to the Mediterranean. It is most widely used in cooking and preparing perfumes. The Indian bay leaf is basically a three veined leaf which is elliptical, pointed, smooth and tough.These leaves are pungent...

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Why Copper in Ayurveda?

Why Copper in Ayurveda?

Copper can destroy undesirable virus and bacteria. It is interesting that Ayurveda knew this, when bacteria were unknown to science. Ayurveda recommends storing water in copper vessels. Ancient Egyptians used copper vessels to keep water fresh. Even today, management of Siva temple at Rameswaram uses large sized Copper vessels to store water brought from river Ganges to offer to lord Siva. Water, stored thus, stays fresh for years together. According to scientists, copper vessel can be the answer to kill the `E-Coli’ bacteria which causes food poisoning. British scientists are carrying out research on copper and concluded that copper ions...

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Quick Look: A Traditional Ayurvedic Daily Routine

How to Find Your Daily Rhythm According to Ayurveda, each day, season, and life has inherent rhythm. You can feel it right? Try this. Feel into the energy of the day at dawn. It’s light and clear, expansive and potent. Continue Reading > Dinacharya, the Sanskrit word for daily routine, is a simple and effective way to balance the body. Our daily activities have a profound effect on our health. A routine, practiced daily, is stronger medicine than an occasional remedy. Dinacharya establishes healthful habits through attunement of the body to the natural cycles of the day. The three doshas, vata,...

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Yoga and Flexibility

Yoga and Flexibility

How Many Years of Yoga Practice Does it Take to Get Flexible? by Kara-Leah Grant This is an impossible question to answer – at least, to answer definitively, but I’m still going to give it a damn good crack. And with good reason. Despite the fact that yoga has nothing to do whatsoever with flexibility – that flexibility is a side benefit of one’s yoga practice and no measure of the depth or strength of one’s yoga practice – yoga and flexibility are intimately intertwined in the modern idea of yoga. There’s good reason for this. We are predominantly a visual culture,...

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Meditate For America

Meditate For America

Join in on a MASS MEDITATION to raise the Consciousness of America. Meditation for Human Rights & Values, Environmental Concerns, Inclusiveness, Love, and Connection. Next Meditation Event - December 13, 2016 [powr-countdown-timer id=8f9bf009_1480019484] WHY GROUP or MASS MEDITATION According to the Chopra Center: In every wisdom tradition, meditation hasn’t been just a way to seek inner knowledge. It has the potential to transform the world. Research on the power of group meditation has been ongoing for several decades, and the results seem to validate what the ancient sages said, that there is greater peace in the vicinity of the enlightened....

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