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Abhyanga + Sound Healing + Subtle Therapy

You begin with an Abhyanga: a rejuvenating full body massage incorporating medicated oils specific to your unique constitution and the season. Abhyang is particualry effective to stimulate and strengthen the lymphatic system, enhance blood circulation, calm the nervous system and mind and much more. Subtle Marma Therapy This Abhyanga is slower and more attention is put on the body’s marma points (vital points that house energy and concentrated life force). This is a subtle ... READ MORE

Alchemising the Essence of Traditional Medicine with Dr. Jimi Wollumbin {Podcast #007}

Listen on iTunes Lets not only explore some of the gems, techniques and knowledge from a range of traditional medicine but let's cultivate capabilities to relate with the essence of these ancient lineages in order to heal using a more direct, holistic and powerful approach. Set at the feet of Mt Wollumbin (Mt Warning) in the Northern Rivers of NSW at Jimi’s healing sanctuary, this interview explores traditional healing gems ... READ MORE

Melatonin: Benefits & How to Optimise It

Melatonin is an essential hormone with a multitude of benefits throughout the human body. It not the hormone of sleep, but rather the hormone of darkness, since it trains our circadian rhythms to the day and night cycles. Since the 2017 Nobel Prize was won for "Circadian Medicine," volumes of research are now showing melatonin is important for many things other than sleep and jet lag. [siteorigin_widget class="Primrose_SOW_Heading"][/siteorigin_widget]Maintains Immunity Low melatonin = ... READ MORE

Immunising your Baby Effectively and Naturally with Dr. A.V. Raju {Podcast #006}

Listen on iTunes Immunising baby or child. I’m not talking about vaccinations, but practical innate interventions to not only strengthen your baby, prevent disease and infection, but for them to be the most radiant, healthy baby of the lot! Ayurvedic master, Dr. A.V. (Krishna) Raju will talk about the importance of Ayurvedic oil massage (Abhyanga) for a baby. Then Dylan Smith will share other ways to immunise your baby through ... READ MORE

Fluctuating Between a Celibate Monk and Successful Businessman While Exploring the World’s Saints, Healers and Mystics with Conan Mischer {Podcast #005}

Listen on iTunes What is the most evolutionary thing you can be doing right now? The need of the time must be attended to in this world. Are you a worthy candidate that will respond to this call from the universe? How much of your energy and time can you give to servicing the community, economy and society at large? Or is it best for you to recluse and live ... READ MORE

Recount: Filipino Psychic Surgery

Personal recount by Conan Mischer, May 18 2012 Many years ago I visited a famous "Filipino Psychic Surgeon" in Seattle (Alex Orbito). I remember feeling noticeably better after the visit than I did before. On my way back from this latest trip to India, I decided to stop and visit some of these "healers." I didn't have any serious problems, but I had the feeling they might be able to ... READ MORE

The Epidemic of Chronic Disease Calls Ayurveda to the Rescue {Podcast #004}

Listen on iTunes Epidemics of chronic diseases are exponentially growing alongside our modern lifestyle. Ayurveda has never been so relevant to humanity than right now. And what the 2017 Nobel Prize for Medicine was won for supports this, because it was won for “Circadian Medicine,” which is basically “Ayurveda 101” (living in tune with nature’s circadian rhythms). Half of the men reading this will get cancer in their life. 1 ... READ MORE

Jyotish: Vedic Astrology with Anand Mehrotra {Podcast #003}

Listen on iTunes Jyotish, a profound mathematical sophisticated form of astrology. It describes how planetary patterns at the time of our birth give valuable clues in helping us understand our life’s journey. Through careful analysis of these cosmic influences, Jyotish can help us realistically evaluate our strengths and weaknesses in order to optimise our full potential. Join expert visionary master teacher and Jyotishi, Anand Mehrotra, as we dispel dogmas, myths and inaccurate perceptions about ... READ MORE

True Exercise and Real Modern Yoga with Simon Borg-Olivier {Podcast #002}

Listen on iTunes What are the true purpose and aims of exercise? What does exercise actually mean? How do you most effectively reap the benefits of exercise without potentially damaging your physiology? Is the exercise activity or yoga class that you are attending to actually benefiting your health or is it doing more damage than good? In this podcast, we investigate the mechanisms of “Hatha Yoga” - the physical aspect of yoga, ... READ MORE

Who is Dylan Smith and What is Veda {Podcast #001}

Listen on iTunes Welcome to the Vital Veda Podcast I am your host Dylan Smith, an Ayurvedic health practitioner based in Australia. Before the show really kicks off into the episodes I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce my self, get to know me and hear what the intention of this podcast is. I also want to give a brief short overview of one of the core topics of ... READ MORE