How to Make Ghee – The Ayurvedic Way

About this recipe Ghee is a staple in ayurveda so it’s always good to know how to make your own that way you can keep an eye on the quality and save a few bucks! Ghee is sattvic, increases agni, helps to move āma to be detoxified and is unctuous helping to...

Rasayānas: Why detoxing is only half the work

Rasayānas: Why detoxing is only half the work Detoxing has been all the rage the last decade or so. We at yoga veda are totally for this trend. However (and it’s a rather important however), it really doesn’t stop there. In ayurveda detox programs called Panchakarma...

Ayurvedic Cleansing

Ayurvedic Cleansing Have you ever tried a detox diet, cleanse or fast only to feel worse than when you started?  All of the new “Detox” diets and cleansing programs that are out there that promise that you’ll feel better fast are really just new age...

How to Balance Dual Pitta-Vata Dosha with Yoga

How to Balance Dual Pitta-Vata Dosha with Yoga A Pitta-Vata yoga balancing practiceAuthor: Heidi HarrabiThere are three doshas – Vata (air and ether), Kapha (water and earth), and Pitta (fire and water). Some people have one dominant dosha, some have two, and...

The Concept of Agni in Ayurveda

The Concept of Agni in Ayurveda An invitation to heal your agni imbalanceAgni literally means fire and refers to the force that’s present in every cell of our bodies. It determines which substances may pass into our cells and which must leave them as waste. It’s...

Ayurvedic Nutrition and the Exact Circumstances of Your Life

Ayurvedic Nutrition and the Exact Circumstances of Your Life Why is conscious living important in an Ayurvedic diet?You’ve heard the phrase, “you are what you eat,” but Ayurveda teaches us that it’s not as simple as that. As well as what you eat, you are also where,...