Dylan Smith, practitioner of Ayurveda, foraging apples

3 Actual Attributes About Apples to Apprehend

Apples are one of the most pesticide-contaminated foods in the world. Apples are ranked in the top 5 of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) 2021 “Dirty Dozen” list along with strawberries, spinach, kale, silver-beet/collard greens and nectarines as produce with the highest amount of toxic chemicals. Apples, even if organic! are coated with multiple edible […]

Himalayan Rock Salt

Rock Salt: The Best Among Salts (Saindhava Lavana)

Amongst the fives types of salt (rock, sea, black, earth, alchemised), rock salt (Saindhava) is “the best” according to Ayurveda due to it’s healing properties. Rock Salt: Promotes agni (digestion) is aphrodisiac conducive for eye sight good for the heart alleviates all three doshas (bio-energies).(1) All varieties of salt are heating (usna virya), but rock […]

In Pushya Nakshatra the soul flourishes like this lotus flower

Pushya Nakshatra Dates & Times for Sydney 2021

Pusya / Pushyami / Pushya Nakshatra (Nakṣatra in Sanskrit) is one of the most auspicious constellations according to Vedic Astrology (jyotish). It is an auspicious time of the month to give certain Ayurvedic herbal immunisations for babies, such as Pusya Drops and Swarna Prasa. Suggested Use of Pusya Drops: For babies up to 1 year […]

Dehydration: A Main Cause of Excess Weight

Are those extra kilos just-not-shedding? Perhaps it is because you are chronically dehydrated. Although majority of the population is dehydrated but not overweight, if you are overweight, drinking “tap liquid” or using water filters as an excuse to drink dead water ain’t going to help your metabolism burn fat. You can even increase your metabolic […]

Adi Shankaracharya

Ultimate Freedom ~ Poem Inspired by Śankara

Civil liberties and freedom are a hot topic now due to the oppressive actions by authorities and the technocracy that are increasingly exposing itself. Since these “dark and destructive forces” are anxiously stirring up the hearts of many individuals, I thought I would share a poem on Ultimate Freedom… Though he possesses a finite body, […]