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Ayurvedic quick fixes for mid-year

Here we are in the month of June.   How have you done with your Ayurvedic new year’s resolutions? Have you been able to implement them as you’d like?  Rather than falling into the blame or shame game with yourself for what hasn’t happened, let’s examine what you have done and what can be fixed.  […]

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Vedic astrology for June, 2017

June marks the beginning of summer. Just as the season is changing, we are in for a series of planetary transitions over the summer. There’s a big shift for three consecutive months.  The most impactful movement in Jyotish or Vedic astrology for June, 2017 is the transit of Saturn back into Scorpio. As we begin […]

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Vedic astrology for May, 2017

There’s an American expression that “April showers bring May flowers”.  What did you plant in April which can bloom in May? What thunderstorms did you endure?  Was anything washed away by the rain?  We can continue to cultivate our personal landscape in Jyotish or Vedic astrology for May, 2017.  This month, Sun, Moon, Mercury, Jupiter, […]

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Ayurvedic Dietary Tips For All Body Types

Whether you want to lose weight, gain weight or maintain your shape, you know that a key factor is your diet.  If you are experiencing gas, bloating, heartburn or general indigestion, then you realize that something is amiss in your digestive process.  Help fix these health issues with some Ayurvedic dietary tips for all doshic […]

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Managing Mercury retrograde April, 2017

Mercury retrograde April, 2017 began today!  You’ve experienced it before, as Mercury retrograde happens three times a year, and it generally creates panic and trepidation.  While many people dread the period when Mercury is retrograde, Vedic astrology, or Jyotish, offers a somewhat varying perspective than Western astrology.  In Vedic astrology, retrogression is seen as a […]

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Hanuman Jayanti 2017

Happy Hanuman Jayanti 2017! Happy birthday to Shri Hanuman, the monkey God, who is the epitome of service and devotion. Indians worldwide are celebrating this day to honor Lord Rama’s humble servant. Hanuman was ever vigilant to his master, fearless in all his endeavors, focused, adventurous and ever virtuous.  Hanuman is Pavana Kumar or Maruti– […]

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Vedic astrology for April, 2017

Have you felt the stirring of the cosmos? Do you find yourself in a whirlwind of activity trying to determine which road to follow?  You are being directed to follow a higher path and take right action.  Dharma, or your duty, is emphasized in Jyotish or Vedic astrology for April, 2017.  Seven of the nine […]

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Vedic astrology for March, 2017

Jyotish or Vedic astrology for March, 2017 brings strong placements for Jupiter, Venus, and Mars.  Mercury turns weak, and Saturn becomes more stable. There is a great deal of activity in Pisces and Aries this month. Mars in Aries The big move in Vedic astrology for March, 2017 is Mars’ return back to its own […]

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Maha Shivaratri 2017 Practices

One night of each year in the Vedic or Indian calendar is dedicated to worship of Lord Shiva.  This sacred holiday is known as Maha Shivaratri – the great night of Shiva. According to, Maha Shivaratri 2017 falls on February 24 in most parts of the world.  For those residing in New Zealand, Fiji, […]

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February 10, 2017 lunar eclipse

The first lunar eclipses this year occurs on February 10.  Lunar eclipses occur on full Moons. This full Moon is known as Magh Purnima in Vedic astrology or Jyotish.  Thus the Moon will be full in Cancer in the constellation or nakshatra of Ashlesha for the February 10, 2017 lunar eclipse. In close proximity to […]

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