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Got the Kapha Blues? ayurvedic healing kapha energy seasons winter wisdom Jan 28, 2021

 

How is your winter?

If there is one season that may feel weighty and stir up heavy emotions, it is Winter (even without the added weight of the state of the World)! This can be attributed to the Ayurvedic energy of Winter, which is Kapha, and the corresponding elements of water and earth. When this energy is in a...

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup Recipe ayurvedic healing recipes Dec 04, 2020

This soup features a two key ingredients for the cooler months: winter squash and ginger root.

Pumpkins are their lovely orange color because of beta-carotene, which converts to vitamin A in the body. Beta-carotene, also in carrots, sweet potatoes and yams, golden beets, and other orange squashes, soothes the lungs...

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Mother Earth Meal Prayers ayurvedic healing new moon ritual & ceremony Apr 22, 2020

The New Moon in April falls on Earth Day this year. To commemorate both, I was asked to contribute a video for a Shamanic Summit, which was an honor (and really fun!).

I was guided to share my practice of saying a meal prayer before my meals. In this video I share both an invocation, as well as recitation of an Ayurvedic Meal...

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Love Ladoos ayurvedic healing recipes Mar 24, 2020

For March New Moon, I share one of my favorite moon-shaped treat. Love ladoos are home-made balls filled with easy-to-find ingredients. Ladoo is one of my favorite Hindi words. By definition, ladoos are round balls of sweet goodness. But I have heard ladoos used in many other contexts. For example, it can be used as a term of...

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