Category: Rediscovering Ayurveda

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Vd. Surabhi Pathak

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Vd. Surabhi Pathak

In this week’s article of our Rediscovering Ayurveda series, we interviewed Vd. Surabhi Pathak. Dr. Surabhi is a practising Vaidya. She completed her studies (Bachelors of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery) from Nagpur and has specialized in swasthavritta & yoga (preventive and social medicine). Let’s read more about Vd. Surabhi’s journey in her own words. How […]

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Rediscovering Ayurveda with Carolyn Theresa

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Carolyn Theresa Simon

In this week’s article of our Rediscovering Ayurveda series, we interviewed Carolyn. She is a yoga instructor and wellness blogger.We are excited to share Carolyns’s journey with Yoga here. How did you start your journey as a Yoga practitioner? When I started yoga back in school, being an athlete and inclined towards different sports, I […]

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Rediscovering Ayurveda with Hansa and Suchita

Hansa and Suchita are Certified Holistic Practitioners at Something Holistic. They both are very passionate about making Ayurveda relevant in today’s times. They encountered the ancient science during different personal experiences. For Hansa, seeing her own son’s gastrointestinal issues improve by using simple Ayurvedic techniques reinforced her faith in the science. For Suchita, the holistic […]

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Rediscovering Ayurveda with Kim Geerts

Kim is a Yoga and Ayurvedic Practioner who is passionate about modernizing the two ancient sciences. She comes from a rich 10 years’ experience in law. During her stint as a lawyer, she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. But armed with Yoga and Ayurveda, she was able to overcome the disease and gain tremendous self-confidence. […]

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Compatible and Incompatible Food Combinations in Ayurveda

Ever experienced indigestion, bloating, or gas after eating at a buffet? Blame it on the combination of tempting food that you indulged in. According to Ayurveda, each food has its own taste or rasa, a heating or cooling energy or virya, and post-digestive effect or vipak.   When you have a combination of two or […]

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The Vedic Connection between Ayurveda and Jyotish Vidya

Ayurveda is a vast and scientific healing system that is practiced in India for thousands of years. Some scholars even call it the fifth Veda. Ayurveda heals your doshas or body constitution with the help of a conducive diet and lifestyle. It uses herbs and medicinal plants that counter the negative impact of diseases. Jyotish […]

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5 Ayurvedic Books you Must Read

April 23rd is observed as the World Book Day to encourage book reading, copyright, and publishing. This day also marks the contribution of authors who have spearheaded the social and cultural progress of humanity. Particularly in Ayurveda, authors have gone beyond ‘the three doshas’ or ‘kitchen recipes’ to explain how you can live in harmony […]

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Debunking Myths & Misconceptions About Ayurveda

Is it safe to use? Oh, it is outdated! Does Ayurveda really work? Does it really benefit without any side-effects? In how many days, Ayurvedic medicine works? How long should we take Ayurvedic treatment? Did any of the above questions come to your mind on hearing about Ayurveda or Ayurvedic medicines? Or you might have […]

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Common Reproductive Health Issues That Every Woman Should Know

Today, a woman can’t find a moment to breathe, let alone taking care of her health. Many times, we don’t really take care of ourselves, amid running around with our never-ending daily routine and chores. But health must be a top priority for all women. Do you know one of the most important systems in […]

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FEW TIPS TO HELP YOU RELIEVE MENSTRUAL CRAMPS

A Woman has to go through a throbbing pain and severe discomfort in the abdomen every month. At times the extreme pain hinders our daily activities. ‘PERIODS- Ugh that time of the month!” And the questions pops – “Why does this happen to me? What causes these painful periods? Why can’t I be a boy?” […]

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Ayurvedic / Home remedies for PCOS

Hormonal imbalance, irregular periods, abnormal menstrual cycles, weight gain, hair loss, facial hair, skin pigmentation – have you experienced any of these? These symptoms define a health condition that affects 10 million females in the world. You might have heard PCOS/PCOD. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) or Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) is a common female health […]

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IMMUNITY & AYURVEDA

Ayurveda – Ayurveda is a holistic system with a simple approach. Ayurveda defines perfect health as a balance between body, mind, spirit and environment. Not just this, it also emphasizes on strong connections between within ourselves, to the immediate surrounding people & environment, and lastly to the universe. This balanced connectivity ensures the good health […]

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DIY FOR HEALTH

“Health is Wealth” DIY – Do It Yourself, is the new trend that has emerged rapidly in almost everything from home décor, making soaps & candles to health. Several kits are available for facial that can be done at home by yourself without going to the salon. Likewise, you can make organic, natural soaps yourself […]

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SKIN CARE TIPS

How well do you know your skin? Are you aware of your skin type and know how to keep it healthy? Skin is your body’s canvas and one of the most valuable assets that reflects your health. There is no perfect recipe to get perfect skin. Skin can either be oily or dry. Ayurveda says […]

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Rediscovering Ayurveda with Disha

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Disha Deshpande

Disha is a Yoga teacher and also a passionate traveller.

She has also worked as a music journalist previously with Rolling Stones India, it was during those days she came across a Yoga course and she felt I HAVE to go here! I HAVE to know what Yoga can do for me”. And, since that first experience, Disha has been passionately practicing yoga and travelling as well.

Disha also designed a series of workshops about Yoga and Art, which combines creativity and therapeutic benefits of yoga.

To know more about such workshops and follow disha here (@swastiastu.yoga)

Let’s learn more about Disha’s journey here.

How did you start your journey as Ayurveda Practitioner? (Tell us your story)

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Rediscovering Ayurveda with Justine

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Justine Miller

Justine is an Ayurvedic Life Coach and a yoga teacher as well. She is a humble believer of “we ourselves are responsible for whatever we are feeling.” Referring to the same wonderful concept, she writes on her blog– “I specialize in a “get out of your own way” mentality“ You can read Justine’s blog here […]

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Rediscovering Ayurveda with Simon

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Simon | Amrutam

Simon is an Ayurveda student and someone who is extremely passionate about the whole system of Ayurveda. He is one of the most enthusiastic person we’ve met during our Rediscovering Ayurveda series and his inquisitiveness towards everything that is related Ayurveda has left is in awe and admiration. Inspired by his interest in Ayurveda we […]

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Redicovering Ayurveda with Naina Bajaria

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Naina Bajaria | Amrutam

Naina Bajaria is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, Pharmacist and a Yogi. She is also a wonderful blogger and vlogger. You can check out her latest vlog about Summer for Pitta Dosha here: Inspired by her work in Ayurveda and her passion for blogging, we at Amrutam decided to interview her and know her story and how […]

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REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH JULIE BERNIER | Amrutam

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Julie Bernier | Amrutam

Julie Bernier is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and founder of True Ayurveda based out of Los Angeles, CA. She works with clients privately from her practice in Malibu, you can attend her group workshops, cooking classes, and yoga throughout Southern California, and she leads guided trips to India twice yearly.

Amrutam got in touch with Julie to continue rediscovering Ayurveda through different perspectives.

Let’s learn more from Julie’s ideas about Ayurveda as a lifestyle with Amrutam. #rediscoveringayurveda

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REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH DR. PRIYANKA BHUSARI

Priyanka is an Ayurveda and Panchakarma Consultant from Pune, Maharashtra, India. She has a degree in Ayurveda from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nasik, India and has been in practice since three years.

Apart from being a professional Ayurvaidya, Priyanka is also an avid reader, nutrition enthusiast, and have a keen interest in prevention and treatment of lifestyle disorders. She specializes in Panchakarma, Garbhasanskar, and Pediatrics using principles of Ayurveda. Read more

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Rediscovering Ayurveda With Soraya Franco

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH SORAYA FRANCO

Soraya was born in the Dominican Republic. She is an artist yogini, yoga and dance master and also, an ayurveda enthusiast. Soraya calls herself “a philosopher of movement and an explorer of the world cultures and its healing traditions.”

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Let’s read Soraya’s thoughts about Ayurveda

WHAT IS YOUR IDEA OF AYURVEDA?

Soraya explains her idea of Ayurveda in a simple one-liner, highlighting all the qualities of Ayurveda as a discipline.

“Ayurveda is an ancient science of healing, a science of preservation of life, balance, longevity, and rejuvenation.”

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REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH RAVI KANT

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam’s series of blogs which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a time have been limited to be referred […]

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Rediscovering Ayurveda with Maria Gonzalez

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA

Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam’s series of blogs which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a time have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that.

So, we at Amrutam decided to go out and find what Ayurveda means to people in the present day.
This is the tenth article in Amrutam’s series of articles called Rediscovering Ayurveda, which aims to understand the idea or perception that modern-day men and women carry about Ayurveda.

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH MARIA GONZALEZ

Maria Gonzalez hails from Bogotá, capital of Colombia. She is a traveller and loves to explore different cultures. So far, she has travelled to more than 26 countries in America, South America, Europe and Asia.

Lina is a transpersonal psychologist, a yoga teacher and an Ayurveda enthusiast. Read more

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Shivangi Pathak – Amrutam

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Shivangi Pathak

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA

Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam’s series of blogs which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a time have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that.

So, we at Amrutam decided to go out and find what Ayurveda means to people in the present day.
This is the ninth article in Amrutam’s series of articles called Rediscovering Ayurveda, which aims to understand the idea or perception that modern-day men and women carry about Ayurveda.

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH SHIVANGI PATHAK

Shivangi is an ayurveda enthusiast from Gwalior and is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery.

Let’s now read what Shivangi has to say about Ayurveda Read more

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Saurabh Sonawane

#REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA

Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam’s series of articles which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many times have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that.

So, we at Amrutam decided to go out and find what Ayurveda means to people in the present day.
This is the eighth article in Amrutam’s series of articles called Rediscovering Ayurveda, which aims to understand the idea or perception that modern-day men and women carry about Ayurveda

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH SAURABH SONAWANE

Saurabh hails from Maharashtra, from the holy city of Nashik – having its connection with Indian mythology and the great Indian epic- Ramayana.

Saurabh is a certified yoga teacher and an ayurveda enthusiast.

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REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH SUSHANT RATNAPARKHI

#REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam’s series of articles which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a times have been limited to be referred […]

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Rediscovering Ayurveda with Anandi Akula

#REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA

Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam’s series of articles which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a times have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that.

So, we at Amrutam decided to go out and find what Ayurveda means to people in the present day.
This is the sixth article in Amrutam’s series of articles called Rediscovering Ayurveda, which aims to understand the idea or perception that modern-day men and women carry about Ayurveda.

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH ANANDI AKULA

Anandi is an Ayurveda and Yoga enthusiast from Nasik. She has been associated with ayurveda, yoga and natural ways of living since her school days.

Let’s read what Anandi has to say about her journey with Ayurveda. Read more

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH NITIN GOYAL

#REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA

Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam’s series of blogs which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a time have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that.

So, we at Amrutam decided to go out and find what Ayurveda means to people in the present day.

This is the fifth article in Amrutam’s series of articles called Rediscovering Ayurveda, which aims to understand the idea or perception that modern-day men and women carry about Ayurveda.

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA WITH NITIN GOYAL

Nitin is an Ayurveda and Yoga enthusiast from Gwalior. He has recently completed his teacher training course in Yoga from The Yoga Institute, Mumbai.

Lets read what Nitin has to say about his journey with Ayurveda. Read more

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Kelly Mason

#REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA

Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam`s series of blogs which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a time have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that.

So, we at Amrutam decided to go out and find what Ayurveda means to people in the present day. Read more

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Anu Kaley – Amrutam

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Anu KaleyREDISCOVERING AYURVEDA

Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam`s series of blogs which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a time have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that.

So, we at Amrutam decided to go out and find what Ayurveda means to people in the present day.

This is the third article in Amrutam`s series of articles which aims to understand the idea or perception that modern-day men and women carry about Ayurveda. Read more

Rediscovering Ayurveda With Soumya Pathak – Amrutam

REDISCOVERING AYURVEDA

Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam`s series of blogs which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a time have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that. Read more

Rediscovering Ayurveda with Kriti Bagga – Amrutam

Rediscovering Ayurveda

Rediscovering Ayurveda is Amrutam`s series of blogs which will include various men and women and their ideas about Ayurveda. Even though, India is the birthplace of Ayurveda, with passing time it has lost its original importance as a school of life amongst Indians and many a time have been limited to be referred as a school of medicine. Ayurveda is surely much more than that. Read more

Which Stage are you on in your life, according the ancient Ashrama System? Find out with Amrutam

In Amrutam`s previous, blog posts we have talked about Purusharthas- the four goals of life according to Hindu Philosophy.

Similarly, there are four stages of Life as per Hindu Philosophy. These are known as the Ashramas.

The word Ashrama literally means a place for resting or stopping by. If you are from India or have visited India, you would have noticed so many ashrams. Especially, if you are in one of the Holy Cities like Haridwar or Rishikesh. Read more

Daksha is known as a Prajapati because he was amongst the first nine creations of Lord Brahma. First, nine creations of Lord Brahma created for the purpose of populating the world.

6 Amrutam Interesting Facts about Daksha Prajapati

It`s a Thursday!
Welcome back to Amrutam`s learning day.
On Thursdays, we learn about people associated with Ayurveda, Mythology, about Sages, Rishis, and Gods.

So far we have learned about Charaka, Sushruta, Sage Kashyapa, Sage Bharadwaja and a few more. Read more

Purusharthas are four goals of life or four aims, as mentioned in the great epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. These four goals are Dharma, Artha, Kama, and Moksha.

Maslow`s Hierarchy of Needs & Purusharthas

Despite the great divisions between the western and eastern ways of thinking, similarities between the two are amusingly peculiar.

In one of our earlier blog posts, we talked about Purusharthas.

Purusharthas are four goals of life or four aims, as mentioned in the great epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata.
These four goals are Dharma, Artha, Kama, and Moksha.Purusharthas are four goals of life or four aims, as mentioned in the great epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. These four goals are Dharma, Artha, Kama, and Moksha.
Similar to these four goals of life, as mentioned in Mahabharata and Ramayana, Sir Abraham Maslow in one of his works titled “A Theory of Human Motivation” talked about the hierarchy of needs amongst humans which have much in common to the Purusharthas of the east. Read more

6 Tastes in Ayurveda

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Four Goals, Purusharthas of Life: Amrutam

Why are you in a hurry?

It was only yesterday, that I was talking to a friend about the quest for meaning in our lives. Day in and day out, we do things. After all, more than anything it is difficult to do nothing and be calm. Read more

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