Sweet Potatoes

lpomoea batatas, Convolvulaceae Despite their naturally sweet taste and highly nutritive quality - far surpassing that of the common white-baking “potato” - sweet potatoes have had a hard time standing their own ground. Given their namesake, they are often mistaken as the common “potato.” But as members of the morning glory genus (Ipomoea), they are only ...


Sattvic Food

“Without a healthy food body (physical body), we cannot remember..... the food body is the most tangible form connecting us to universal consciousness” - Maya Tiwari Preparing and eating food can be - and ought to be - a spiritual practice, a way of remembering and connecting with our true nature, our inner spirit. According to the ...


Nature’s Qualities and Our Mind

According to Ayurveda, we all embody three mental qualities - or rather qualities of Nature, which influence all things in our life and regulate our mind and emotions. These three mental qualities, or the Gunas, are Sattva (illumination), Rajas (activity) and Tamas (inertia). Sattva Sattva, a Sanskrit word that literally means "being-ness" (from sat "being" and tva ...