Go beyond “I like your style, until I hate it!”

What’s your style? VATA (wind type): You’re an air-head, floating from moment to moment, enjoying the shivering stimulation of variety, not needing a specific direction, only needing to be on the move, carefree, spontaneous, living for the thrill of change? PITTA (fire type): You’re a fiery-minded limit-breaking lover of challenges and finder of errors, forging your way […]

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Shit happens, whether you like it or not!

Everything that is appearing right now everywhere on this planet, everywhere in this solar system, everywhere in the multiverse, it is ALL an expression of Shakti. Everything that appears: every form, every flutter, every pulse of electromagnetic, gravitational or nuclear energy, every thought, emotion, every tingle, fart and sneeze. Ever human body and the current “shake twist and […]

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SORE BACK ? AYURVEDA ON PAIN & BACK ACHE

UNDERSTANDING PAIN IN AYURVEDA & THE LOCAL EXTERNAL MANAGEMENT OF LOWER BACK PAIN In Ayurveda, symptoms and illnesses arise when one or more of the three Doshas (biological intelligence principles) become disturbed. Vata Dosha is the intelligence behind all organised movement, communication and balance (homeostasis). It is most prominent in the pelvic area, all joints and […]

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Three Pillars of Health

Ahara (food), sayana (sleep) and abrahmacarya (non-celibacy) properly indulged, support the body constantly just like the house (is supported) by the pillars. [AH.SS.CH VII. 52] I’ve written before about the importance of food, sleep and sexuality; three areas of life to coax into harmony if you are keen to live as joyful health, and soften the inevitable […]

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Stressed? Just Press Command-Z!

Something happens, you tighten up. A harsh sound, a gust of wind, a bright light. You clench, contract. The stressful event ends, but you’re still holding, tight. You repeat, day by day, week by week, year by year. Now, your body has learned to be tight, closed, numb. Vata (the principle of movement) is disturbed (Ayurveda […]

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Sexuality & Ayurveda & Tantra

Dear readers. You may know that I’ve been exploring aspects of Tantric/Taoist Sexuality from the perspective of a monogamous heterosexual. My journey continues to unfold. It’s been delight on a number of levels. Being naturally curious and in search of answers, my rational side keeps pestering me to explore ways in which Ayurveda might inform Tantric Sexuality […]

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