The Tridosha according to Ayurveda

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Tri (Sanskrit: three), Dosha (Sanskrit: error, spoiler). Therefore, Tridosha describes three mistakes. In Ayurveda, this refers to an imbalance of elements in the body. In the Vedanta tradition (Indian philosophy, which refers to the Vedas), the term Tridosha is also used to refer to three spoilers in the mind: Mala (selfishness), Vikshepa (restlessness), and Avarana […]

What is meditation?

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Meditating is fashionable. Meditation music, meditation pillows and guided meditations seem to be available on every corner. It is often overlooked what meditation really is, far from materialism and the distorted image in the media.   The roots of meditation Meditation is a spiritual practice which is used in many religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism […]

How to master Sirsasana (Headstand)

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‘Sirsa’ is Sanskrit and means ‘head’. In yoga, Headstand is the ‘King of asanas’ because of the multiple benefits it brings to memory and concentration. It brings you great self confidence when you learn to balance upside down, however initially it should be practiced carefully under the guidance of a competent teacher. For many years […]