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Herbs and meditation

Supplementing your body with nerve tonics is a way to keep stress at bay and induce depths in your meditation practice. I am always reluctant to suggest single herbs as neuro tonics. Instead, I do prefer to work with formulas that at least have three herbs. Formulas...

Four tips to innovate your life

If you have ideas but don't act on them, you are imaginative but not creative. Entering into an uplifted space requires the renunciation of pain, negativity and powerlessness. Entering into a positive frame of being is difficult because we are used to enquiring about...

Meditation and the mental channel

Ayurveda provides us with a very elegant and insightful perspective on the mind and the art of fostering its health—a thriving state of mental, emotional, and even spiritual well-being. With this goal in mind, Ayurveda offers several practical and powerfully useful...

Prayer to the heart

Father sky, mother earth Heart of the spirit Heart of the soul Heart of the body Grant us the entrance to your grace, forgiveness and love. Father sky, mother earth within me Embrace now the pain of all pains The separation from my heart. Produce in us, for us, the...

Balancing Winter Mental Energy

Whatever it's writing a book or cleaning the kitchen - you gather energy and begin to focus on the task. Once you get your work out of the ground, the momentum takes over, and you are on a roll. Eventually, you begin to feel tired, lose focus and slow down; then, you...

Nasya and deep meditation

"The nose is the door to consciousness and the pathway to our inner pharmacy."- Dr. Vasad Lad. I can not imagine meditating without preparing the nostrils to breathe smoothly, remove mucus accumulation in the sinus, and lubricate the third eye. With a daily anointing...

A soul is born always in a grid

Fibres, Grids and Origin of Soul January 15, 2021 This article is a transcription of a student class. What are Grids? Begin by putting three dots in your notebook. Let's explore the inner authority grid. Let's imagine that those dots are composed of high...

The softness of the heart

Sooner than later the seeker arrives at a place where all in creation is reflected, felt and alive as pure awareness. Tears naturally jump out of the eyes in that blissful, detach space of witnessing. It feels vulnerable, however, there is great power and safety...

Two yoga poses for winter

A robust 12 set of sun salutations can burn dullness. Also, you can add in your daily yoga routine warrior poses. Holding these two poses every day for a period of time builds strength, character and courage. Both poses mentioned below reduce and balance kapha dosha....

Ayurvedic Daily routine in winter

Daily Routine for Winter Maintaining a predictable daily routine will help keep Vata in balance this winter. Kapha will benefit from keeping things fresh and a bit unpredictable, so do your best to strike an appropriate balance for yourself. Certain parts of your...

8 Ayurvedic Cooking Tips for Winter

Ayurveda recognizes winter as a Kapha season with strong Vatta undertones. It is characterized by cold weather, a sense of heaviness, increased moisture, cloud-covered days, and the grounded, slow feeling that sends many animals into hibernation. These are all...

Mingle with the Collective

The complicity of the heart with all human beings is expressed by a collective link. All humanity shares the same heart, the same need to be loved, to be recognized and to be useful. This link is also attached to the heart of the Earth that communicates her journey...

Fall into Celebration

Quote from Ottawa satsangs on the studies of the mystic heart. A celebration is a quiet attitude that recognizes all that we are given. It is an attitude that perceives our physical body as the ultimate tool of transformation, and it is a perception that welcomes, in...

10 Ayurvedic tips you want to know for early summer

Summer is pitta time, and in early summer our bodies use the extra fat accumulated in the winter. Our appetite changes and our Agni (digestive fire) increases so the body is ready to change to a diet that is lighter and better to sustain the heat of the summer. Here...

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