The Art & Heart of Ayurveda

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Ayurveda is said to be the mother of all holistic medical systems. The word Ayurveda literally means “the wisdom of life.” (in sanskrit, Ayu = life or long-life, and Veda = system of science or wisdom). While Ayurveda is rooted … Continued

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Ten Pairs of Opposites

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Ayurveda draws on ten pairs of opposites to describe and in a way categorize all matter that exists in the universe. These qualities, or gunas, describe the interaction and inner-workings of the main energy forces – the Five Great Elements – on … Continued

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The Five Elements – Balancing Mind/Body with Food

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Seeing aspects of the world as reflected through the lens of the five great elements – ether, air, fire, water and earth –  has provided me many practical tools in understanding and addressing my own health and well-being.  (click here … Continued

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