Ayurvedic Skin Purification

Ayurvedic Skin Purification

Purification of the skin is a pleasurable and straightforward procedure. The skin is always in contact with the environment and is associated with vatta dosha, sexuality, connection, and it is the ” larger lung” of the body. Ayurveda uses dry powders to...
Karna Purana Purification of the ears

Karna Purana Purification of the ears

The ayurvedic procedure of instilling medicated oils or clarified butter (ghee) in the ears is called Karna Purana. It is beneficial in ear diseases, including hearing loss, tinnitus, Meniere’s disease (characterized by main vertigo), swimmer’s ear, and...
How to do abhyanga self-massage

How to do abhyanga self-massage

Receiving abhyanga from a trained massage therapist can be a relaxing experience. However, it’s also possible to enjoy abhyanga as a self-massage at times of self-purification at home. The role of a therapist’s abhyanga massage is to soft down the toxins...
Kukundara and the acoustics of fluids

Kukundara and the acoustics of fluids

The fascinating definitions of marmas include a point in the body related to the energies of the body, mind, prana and dosha. They are vital connecting points to all aspects of our energy, from the innermost consciousness to the outermost physical organs. Charaka (...