Almonds, a very common food intolerance

How to Overcome Food Intolerances

Food intolerances have become common currency these days. Some surveys even suggest that a stunning 25% of the Australian population believes they have at least one food intolerance. I personally have worked in my clinic with many patients who believed they were intolerant to some type of food, and have now managed – with proper […]

Dylan Smith doing Surya Namaskar (Salute to the sun)

Surya Tarpana: Remedies (Upāyas) to Enliven Sun Energy

Here are some techniques to enliven Sūrya (sun) energy. You may have been prescribed these “remedies” (Upayas) by a Jyotishi (Vedic astrologer) for your unique birth chart. The following techniques help strengthen Surya energy and connect to the sun. Although a lot of these are generic ways to honor the sun that is good for […]

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Siddhis: Supernatural Yogic Capabilities | Eddie Stern #065

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Android Listen on Spotify “Siddhis” are extraordinary human capabilities that yogis have been striving to attain for millennia. And many have been successful, because Siddhis are dormant non-local potentials that exist in every Consciousness state. A Siddha is one with perfected human capabilities. One who has […]

Fermented Foods

The Ayurvedic View on Fermented Foods

As with most dietary fads, they may not only be unsustainable but also potentially do more harm than good, and as usual, Ayurveda will have a say on it (since Ayurveda has a say on everything – It is the “science of life” after all). Fermented foods certainly have the potential to be highly medicinal, but […]

Guru Purnima, Full moon

Guru Purnima (The Brightest Moon of the Year)

When the pleasantly cooling and Ojas-increasing moon (Soma सोम / Chandra चन्द्र) is closer to the Earth and at its fullest (pūrṇimā पूर्णिमा) and brightest, hence, effectively removing darkness (guru गुरु) on many levels. This full moon falls this year on July 23rd. Guru Purnima next year will fall on the 13th of July and […]