Tag: Ayurveda

How to stay calm in a crisis – the Ayurvedic way

As habitual creatures, we find change very difficult to comprehend and accept at times.  Especially when situations are dramatically altered, practically overnight. As we move throughout our daily lives, it’s evident in conversations, behaviors, the news, social media, etc. that there is a growing sense of unrest in the US. So many people feel as […]

November, 2015 Events

November, 2015 events: For those in the South Bay, I will be available for Vedic astrology readings (Jyotish), palmistry, Chinese astrology readings, Ayurvedic health consultations (pulse, diet, lifestyle, herbs), and Reiki at East West Bookstore in Mountain View, CA on Sundays, November 8 and 22, 2015 from 11 am to 5 pm.Please call the bookstore […]

Agni, the digestive fire

In Ayurveda, the concept of Agni, or the digestive fire is a key factor in understanding our physiological makeup, or our prakruti and vikruti.  Ayurveda has three doshas, or core energies: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha.  Some consider agni to be the fourth dosha. Ayurveda teaches us that everything which we take in must be digested, […]

Vedic astrology for October, 2014

Like the leaves of fall shedding and changing colors, Jyotish or Vedic astrology for October, 2014 brings with it a preparation for our own transformation.  Most notably we will have two eclipses in October.  The total lunar eclipse will be on the full Moon October 8 and visible in most parts of the world.  The […]

Ayurvedic Winter Remedies

The ancient Indian science of Ayurveda classifies the seasons according to their predominant dosha: Vata, Pitta, or Kapha.  Vata season is fall. Pitta season is late spring and summer.  Kapha season is winter and early spring.  As it’s been an exceptionally harsh winter for most parts of the country, there are Ayurvedic winter remedies which […]