Jala Rahasya: The Secret of Water in Ayurveda

“May waters filled with medicinal properties protect my body, so I may have the vision of the Sun!”-Rig Veda, IX.9.7 (Author’s translation) According to Ayurveda, the properties of water vary. Different types of water are thus useful for different people, disorders and times. Unboiled water is said to take 3 hours to digest, boiled and cooled…

RESET your Digestion!

Resetting your digestion means re-setting your biological rhythms also, which ancient systems as Ayurveda see as the root-cause of many diseases, not merely gastrointestinal!  Many people today complain of issues such as : Bloating/abdominal distention after eating IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and similar symptoms Constipation or difficulty passing stool Intolerance to foods such as wheat and…

The Problematic Dosha-Quizzes

No one person can be stereotyped into a dosha per se. A dosha means a blemish or vitiation itself, so it’s often what can be a natural tendency within a person, whereas the vikriti or disease outside of this is a deviation from the norm.