Why Building Agni is THE Most Important Health Priority

Why Building Agni is THE Most Important Health Priority Like the sun to the earth, agni (meaning fire in sanskrit) is a source of life to the body. It must be present in the right places and in the right amount in order to bring about a state of health. Too little and...

5 Tips to Stay Hydrated the Ayurvedic Way

5 Tips to Stay Hydrated the Ayurvedic Way How many times have you been told that you should drink eight glasses of water a day to stay hydrated? Well that’s not exactly accurate according to ayurveda. It’s a little bit more complicated than that. We have to take a few...

3 Daily Rituals to Keep You Calm and Happy

3 Daily Rituals to Keep You Calm and Happy In a world that is many times faster than it was for our ancestors self-care is imperative. It is all too easy to get lost in the rush, the hussle and the bustle and look back years later wondering what happened and how you...

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...

What is an Ayurvedic Practitioner?

What is an Ayurvedic Practitioner? Āyurvedic Practitioners (AP) are competent in managing and treating diseases from the Āyurvedic perspective, using Āyurvedic etiology (nidāna), pathology (samprāpti), diagnosis and management of diseases (kāya cikitsā), in addition...