My Experience with Ashtami Vrata in Traditional Hindu Intermittent Fasting

Namaste! I have been practicing traditional intermittent fasting as was practiced by my ancestors, to understand its effects and I have come to observe incredible results. It is a saying that Hindu people have thirteen festivals in three days (teen din me terah tehvar). Most of these festivals are associated with some of the otherContinue reading “My Experience with Ashtami Vrata in Traditional Hindu Intermittent Fasting”

What are Tridosha?

Tridosha are the most complicated of all Ayurvedic concepts. Here is what I have understood about the trio.

Most of Ayurvedic Information has no link to Authentic Ayurvedic Text!

Namaste, ​ There is tons of “Ayurvedic” advice floating online. And they are meant to direct you to some “product”.However, many times they do not have any base in classical Ayurvedic text. ​I hope to create videos and animations on the authentic Ayurvedic text, with a logical explanation. ​ But, ​Ayurved is healing wisdom. ItContinue reading “Most of Ayurvedic Information has no link to Authentic Ayurvedic Text!”

How to control vomiting with Ayurvedic home remedies

Vomiting, esp, when caused due to motion sickness can be a distressing experience. Here are few Ayurvedic home remedies and treatment approaches for all kinds of vomiting problems!

Indigestion – Ayurvedic remedies for the mother of all disorders!

According to Ayurveda, all diseases start with indigestion. Indigestion leads to “ama” or toxins produced from undigested rotting food in the intestines. Let’s follow some Ayurvedic home remedies and flush out indigestion from our bodies!

Understanding Constipation through Ayurveda

Constipation is a combined result of mental and metabolic imbalance. Let’s see constipation through an Ayurvedic perspective!

Migraine in Ayurveda

Migraine is a severe disorder without a permanent cure according to modern science. The exact mechanism of a migraine is unclear. However, it is co-related with abnormal brain activity. Migraine attacks may be triggered by any of the following: Hormone disturbances Irregular sleep patterns Alcoholism Exercise or other physical stress Loud noises or bright lightsContinue reading “Migraine in Ayurveda”

Toxic Food According to Ayurveda

Let’s differentiate between the food and the “Food like substances”!

Good Food and Bad Food According to Ayurveda – I : Food that should not be consumed

Keeping in mind that food cannot be cooked separately for all persons in a house, Acharya Charak describes the food quality that should be taken regularly for all seasons and all prakrati, along with food that should be used very rarely by all prakrati individuals. However, it is particularly important to refrain from the badContinue reading “Good Food and Bad Food According to Ayurveda – I : Food that should not be consumed”

Know thy food – Basic Ayurvedic Classification of Food

According to Ayurveda, the one who eats healthy food will never need any medicine; and the one who eats unhealthy food will never benefit from any medicine. Therefore it is important to know thy food!