Ekadashi Fasting: Benefits, Dates, and How to Start

Home Wellness Fasting Parshva Ekadashi: History and Observance Ekadashi is the Sanskrit name for the eleventh day of the waxing and waning lunar cycle. Ekadashi is a special day for fasting and increasing your practices of meditation and bhakti yoga. The Vedas recommend observing this sacred day in order to experience both physical and spiritual … Read more

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Why You Should Wake Up for the Brahma Muhurta

Home Lifestyle Why You Should Wake Up for the Brahma Muhurta The brahma-muhurta is a special time of day that takes place every morning before sunrise. For thousands of years, yogis and spiritual practitioners have utilized this meditation “prime time” to jump start their day and accelerate their spiritual growth. In this article, we talk about the … Read more

What is Agni?

Agni is the digestive fire within the body that contributes directly to production of the subtle essences prana, tejas, and ojas.

What is Ojas?

Ojas is a subtle essence in the body that contributes to one’s physical and spiritual wellbeing. A balanced diet is essential in the production of ojas.

A Beginner’s Guide to Ayurvedic Food Combining

Rather than looking at diet in terms of food groups, Ayurveda determines the ideal diet for each individual according to the elements comprising their constitution. With the three doshas that make up every body type, one can determine their individual dietary strengths.