Yule – Celtic winter solstice on 21st of December

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Names Yule, Jul, Julfest, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Midwinter, Solstituum, Mother’s Night, Alban Arthuan, Meán Geimredh Meaning in the annual cycle Longest night of the year, return of the sun, beginning of the cleaning period Symbols deer antler, fly agaric, horseshoe Colors red, green, gold, white, silver Stones Aventurin-Feldspar, Heliotrop Keywords rebirth, beginning of the light […]

Pancha Mahabhuthas – The five elements and how to purify them

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Sanskrit: pancha = five, maha = great, buthas = elements According to Vedic knowledge (ancient culture from India), everything in the cosmos is made up of five great elements. Jala (Water) Prthvi (Earth) Agni (Fire) Vayu (Air) Akash (Ether) The five elements and the senses We can experience the elements with our senses. The element Earth, which is made of […]

Nadi Shodhana – Anuloma Viloma – Alternate nostril breathing (+Video)

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Sanskrit: Nadi = Energychannel, Shodhana = Purification Nadi Shodhana, also known as Nadi Shuddhi or Alternate Nostril Breathing, is a very powerful breathing technique. The primarily aim of Nadi Shodhana is the purification of subtle energy channels, while balancing its masculine and feminine aspects. Preparation: This yogic breathing technique should be done on an empty […]

Ayurveda and Menopause

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Welcoming and celebrating the beginning of a period of wisdom and grace Menopause is a natural process, a transition. With the right preparation and perspective, you can master it gracefully. Most people don’t live a natural life anymore. Our modern society has an enormous influence on us and our choices. We work longer than past […]