Today we will be talking about Chyawanprash, a popular Ayurvedic supplement (Ayurveda: a traditional Indian system of health and medical science). It is a mixture of plants, fruits and spices, used in India due to it's properties, which increase our defences and therefore improve our general health. Chayawanprash is an ancient supplement, although perhaps not as well known as ginseng, royal jelly or echinacea, it has great biological value.
Reciting a mantra is both one of the easiest and, at the same time, hardest things to do in Yoga. The Mala is one of the basic elements of mantra and meditation dating back almost three thousand years. At first sight it can be mistaken for a necklace or bracelet, however it is much more than that; it is a sacred item.
Like any other sacred item, we need to pay it special attention and look after it to protect it. By doing this, we will also protect ourselves. After all, a mala is a personal item.
In this article we will be looking at the properties and health benefits of black tea. When it comes to nutrition, we tend to follow trends, however it's much better to follow scientific criteria and investigation... This is what happens with black tea; it may not currently be the most popular, but drinking it has a series of benefits that you should know about in order to take much better care of your body. Let’s take a look at them:
Just 15 minutes of Yoga a day can change the chemistry of your brain and improve your mood. This alone is enough to motivate us to include a daily Yoga practice into our lives. However, as we tend to want the best available information, we are going to mention some of the particular health benefits that Yoga can offer us. This is a fascinating topic and we invite you to join us in learning more about it. Whenever you are feeling a bit down, the immediate temptation is to eat some chocolate, have a glass of wine or buy a new pair of shoes....
This photo has been chosen by Swami Purohit for sun meditation.
Please print this sun photo and place the print on the wall at eye level (when sitting). Sit comfortably in a chair 1 metre away from the photo. Look at the photo for 5 minutes without staring or forcing your vision in any way. Then close your eyes for 2 minutes.
Practice this every day in order to increase will power and mental clarity.
According to Ayurveda, the traditional system of healthcare in India, the five main elements present in all things, are: air, fire, water, earth and space. Different combinations of these elements give rise to the three biological forces, or principles, known as ‘doshas’.