In Pushya Nakshatra the soul flourishes like this lotus flower

Pushya Nakshatra Dates & Times for Sydney 2022

Pusya / Pushyami / Pushya Nakshatra (Nakṣatra in Sanskrit) is one of the most auspicious constellations according to Vedic Astrology (jyotish). Pusya Nakshatra occurs during specific dates & times of the year and it presents an auspicious opportunity to start taking any new Ayurvedic herb, particularly certain Ayurvedic herbal immunisations for babies, such as Pusya Drops. Suggested Use […]

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The Super-Nectar Ayurvedic Beverage that is Beyond Divine & Simple to Make: Takra | Dylan Smith #075

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Spotify Listen on All Other Platforms There is a certain beverage in Ayurveda which supersedes “superfood status” and offers an impressive spectrum of therapeutic benefits. This simple beverage is even categorised with “divine status.” And the awesome part? This beverage is ridiculously simple to stir up. […]

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Ayurveda Is Not Indian, It’s Universal | Dylan Smith #073

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Spotify Listen on All Other Platforms Ayurveda is erroneously dubbed “Indian medicine” or “traditional Indian medicine.” Ayurvedic medicine certainly has pronounced prescence throughout India and has so for the past millennia, but Ayurveda is not “Indian”. It is universal. But why does Ayurveda seem to be […]

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Building Your Child’s Wellbeing

By Amelia Donnelly Protecting the emotional safety and wellbeing of children is a fundamental concern of every parent.  Currently, we are experiencing challenges in different ways: lockdowns, school closure, remote learning, rising mental health issues and uncertainty to name the most obvious. Navigating situations like extended lockdown can trigger a range of responses and reactions […]

Kārtik Pūrnimā full moon

Kārtika Pūrṇimā – Wild-Pranic Shakti Moon melds with Calm-Warrior Shiva 🔥

This full moon may be the second most important day for your inner Yogi to connect to Śiva consciousness (rooted in Absolute stillness, master of Prana, easily generates full power), second to Mahā Mahāśivarātri (“The Great night of Shiva”). A special full moon, Kārtika Pūrṇimā कार्तिक पूर्णिमा , occurs during the holiest month of the […]

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The Ayurvedic View on Asthma (Śvāsa)

The name for Asthma in Ayurveda sounds just like someone finding it difficult to breath – “Śvāsa” श्वास , pronounced “Shvaa-sa”. Śvāsa is closely related to other respiratory ailments that are also exemplars of Sanskrit’s unique expression of naming a word based on the sound that which it is describing (onomatopoeia). Namely, these other two […]