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Six Tastes of Ayurveda

At the age of five, maybe even earlier, I was often plagued by stomach aches.  It mostly happened after I ate.  My parents, relatively western in their ways, did what any suburban middle-class parents would do, they took me to my pediatrician.  I loved my Pediatrician.  She was untouchable to me.  It was so cool … Continue reading Six Tastes of Ayurveda

What does it mean to be “Healthy”?

These days, "yoga" is a household term in the United States, while the term Ayurveda is still unknown.  Ayurveda, yoga's sister science, is also Sanskrit and means Science or Wisdom of Life.  It is the oldest and most complete holistic mind-body medicine still practiced on this planet.  The ancient texts and complete medical books of Ayurveda are over 5,000 years old!  … Continue reading What does it mean to be “Healthy”?

What is Ayurveda?

Airuuveeda? huh? Let's start at the beginning.   Say it with  me. "Eye-ru" "Vay-duh"..."eye-ru-vay-duh." Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word.   Ayur = Life, longevity   Veda = Science, Wisdom or The Way.  Therefore, Ayurveda is the science of life or science of longevity.  It is a traditional form of medicine still practiced by medical professionals, researched, and … Continue reading What is Ayurveda?