Happy Indian new year 2019! This year, the Gujarati new year falls on October 28th in North and South America, Europe, and Northern India. Saal mubarak!
Dhanteras celebrates the birth of Lord Dhanvantari, the patron saint of Ayurveda. It is part of the festival of Diwali 2019.
A positive aspect of Venus in Taurus is that it is not influenced by the turbulence happening with the planetary placements of Saturn, Mars, Rahu, and Ketu.
This Mercury retrograde March, 2019 begins with Mercury is in Pisces, its sign of debilitation, or weakness. Thus, it’s a mixed bag of planetary weakness and strength. There are many tips for handling Mercury retrograde March, 2019.
With Valentine’s Day approaching, conversations about love are abound. As an astrologer, the main topic of discussion is relationships. Clients want to know about matters of the heart or about relationship compatibility. As an Ayurvedic practitioner, my clients often discuss vitality. They are interested in having increased energy, or possessing proper stamina to have a […]
The saying “Go fly a kite!” takes on a literal meaning every January in India. This happens during the festival of Makar Sankranti or Uttarayana: the kite flying holiday in Maharashtra, India. Makar means Capricorn. Sankranti implies a movement or change of location. The reason for the celebration is to commemorate the entry of the […]
It’s almost the new year and we habitually set New Year’s resolutions. Quite often, at least one resolution involves our health. Ayurveda teaches us to live in harmony with our environment and thus have healthier lives. The following are ten simple Ayurvedic health tips to implement for a more fulfilling new year. 1. Use a tongue […]
There are millions of items to choose from when it comes to the holidays. We are bombarded by ads and choices. The ads can overload our senses. People often choose to give the gift of health for the holidays so that they can start the new year with an action plan to get into shape […]
Here we are again in the final Mercury retrograde of 2018. This is the one planetary transit which seems to be blamed for just about anything going wrong. Mercury went retrograde on November 16 in Scorpio in Vedic astrology or Jyotish. Jyotish offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology. In Vedic astrology, retrogression makes […]