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Maharishi Gandharva Veda – Music for the Mind and Body

By |2020-08-06T15:09:19+01:00August 6th, 2020|Gandharva, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Music, Raja|

Maharishi Gandharva Veda is the coherent flow of sound, designed to promote balance, inner peace and better health. Performing or hearing these melodies at the proper time of the day neutralizes stress in the mind and environment and creates a harmonizing influence, not only for the individual but for the whole world.

An Ayurvedic View on Prostate Health

By |2020-07-29T12:00:54+01:00July 29th, 2020|Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Men's Health, Prostate|

Prostate health can become an issue for men in their middle age, but imbalance begins much earlier in life. In the UK alone there were over 48,000 new cases of prostate cancer from 2015 -17. The good news is that following an appropriate diet and daily routine and taking appropriate herbal supplements can help keep the prostate healthy and functioning well.

Celebrating Summer Healthy Eating – Summer Pasta with Cream Sauce

By |2020-07-22T15:20:46+01:00July 22nd, 2020|Healthy Eating, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Pitta, Recipes, Summer|

This is a recipe to help keep the summer heat from getting to you. It's fast and delicious. And it's lighter than you might think. Remember to use organic ingredients whenever possible.

Celebrating Summer – Healthy Eating – Moroccan Tagine

By |2020-07-23T16:12:40+01:00July 21st, 2020|Food, Healthy Eating, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Recipes|

This Moroccan Tagine looks impressive, but is very easy to make. The slow cooking brings a depth of flavour which you don’t get with more quickly-cooked meals.

Celebrating Summer Healthy Eating – Squash & Coconut Soup

By |2020-07-23T16:13:43+01:00July 20th, 2020|Healthy Eating, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Recipes|

Celebrating summer healthy eating - Squash & Coconut Soup. Vegan, 4-6 servings. The gorgeous colour of this soup when blended is as appealing to the eye as the flavours are to the taste-buds!

Pacifying Pitta Dosha and Subdoshas

By |2020-07-10T16:49:11+01:00July 10th, 2020|Balance, Digestion, Doshas, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Pitta, Sub Doshas|

Even Temper • Healthy Hair • Decreased Acid Pitta governs all heat, metabolism and transformation in the mind and body. It controls how we digest foods, how we metabolize our sensory perceptions, and how we discriminate between right and wrong. Pitta governs the important digestive "agnis" or fires of the body.

Pacifying the Vata Dosha and sub-doshas

By |2020-07-09T16:36:42+01:00July 9th, 2020|Balance, Doshas, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Sub Doshas, Vata|

Vata governs all movement in the mind and body. It controls blood flow, elimination of wastes, breathing and the movement of thoughts across the mind. Since Pitta and Kapha cannot move without it, Vata is considered the leader of the three Ayurvedic Principles in the body. It's very important to keep Vata in good balance.

Pacifying the Kapha Dosha and Sub-Doshas

By |2020-07-09T16:35:20+01:00July 8th, 2020|Doshas, Kapha, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Sub Doshas|

Kapha governs all structure and lubrication in the mind and body. It controls weight, growth, lubrication for the joints and lungs, and formation of all the seven tissues - nutritive fluids, blood, fat, muscles, bones, marrow and reproductive tissues.

Zoomed Out? How to Create Balance in the Age of Screens

By |2020-07-08T09:19:49+01:00July 7th, 2020|Fatigue, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Virtual Meetings, Work|

Getting Zoom Fatigue? It turns out that interacting with others on a screen for hours can wear you out. Here are five hacks to help you take advantage of the plus side of computer connectivity without the fatigue.

Stress – Going, Going, Gone! How Ayurveda Explains Stress

By |2020-06-23T11:25:47+01:00June 19th, 2020|Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Reduce Stress, Stress, Stress-Free|

Stress, in ayurvedic terms, is intimately related to the balance of our three vital energies, or doshas — Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. To a very great extent, our daily habits determine how harmoniously these doshas function. Maintaining them in good balance, especially in the face of everyday stresses, is like constantly fine-tuning a radio in bad weather to be able to get a clear signal.

This Summer, Cool Your Skin with Water

By |2020-06-16T15:28:41+01:00June 16th, 2020|Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Massage, Sandalwood, Skin Care, Summer|

It's summer and most of us breathe a sigh of relief as the ageing winter weather passes. Yet summer has its own set of beauty risks. Increased heat can bring an imbalance of Pitta dosha, the mind-body operator that governs hormones, digestion and other metabolic processes in the body. It's important to stay cool and hydrated to help prevent summer breakouts and rashes.

The Mind Goes Back to School

By |2020-06-11T15:49:12+01:00June 11th, 2020|Amrit Kalash, dementia, Digestion, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Memory Loss, Mind, Rest|

Were you one of the rare students who couldn't wait to go back to school after the summer holidays? Remember the thrill of getting new pencils, crayons and notebooks and meeting your new teacher? In July we couldn't wait for summer vacation to start, but by early September we actually looked forward to beginning another school year. It's good to take a break. Not just for a summer, but regularly, in big and small ways. The lockdown may actually have beneficial results.

Six Ways to Keep Your Spirits up When the Economy is down

By |2020-06-08T15:13:27+01:00June 8th, 2020|Exercise, Food, Humour, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Reduce Stress, Seasons, Sleep, Stress, Stress-Free|

Unemployment rates rising, uncertainty about future employment during furlough and the doubt about the future of the UK economy with unstable stock prices that can affect our finances make anyone feel emotionally challenged. Yet every crisis brings with it an opportunity to change our fortunes. Here are six healthy ways to stay balanced and stress-free even when you're under economic pressure.

Advanced Ayurveda: Listening to Your Body’s Signals

By |2020-06-03T15:42:11+01:00May 28th, 2020|Balance, Daily Habits, Detox, Health, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Meditation, Nutrition, Self-Awareness, Self-pulse Diagnosis, Toxins|

My Story “When it comes to health, we each have our own unique story to tell. My personal health journey started at a young age when my parents taught me to eat fresh fruits and vegetables and whole wheat bread, a truly revolutionary idea in the 1960s, when Wonder Bread was king. I was rarely sick and only remember going to a doctor twice—once for a bad bout of poison ivy and another time when I stepped on barbed wire and needed a tetanus shot.

Seven Ways to Keep Your Respiratory System Healthy this Spring

By |2020-05-20T17:19:30+01:00May 20th, 2020|Detox, Digestion, Doshas, Exercise, Herbal Formulas, Immunity, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Massage, Respiratory System, Spring|

DISCLAIMER: The information in this document is presented for the sole purpose of imparting education on Maharishi AyurVeda and neither the information nor the products are intended to diagnose, treat, mitigate, cure or prevent any disease. If you have a medical condition or are pregnant or lactating, please consult a health professional and it is recommended that you speak with your physician before making significant changes to your diet or routine. Chances are you barely notice your body going about its quiet work of inhaling and exhaling, yet your life depends upon it. The 25,000 breaths you take each day supply life-giving oxygen to your brain, your heart, and every cell in your body. And to perform at their best your respiratory system’s airways - comprised of your nose, mouth, throat, bronchial tubes, diaphragm, lungs, and capillaries —need to be supple, flexible, and free of obstruction and irritation.

Take a Morning Walk to Lose Weight, Feel Great

By |2020-05-19T16:55:38+01:00May 19th, 2020|Exercise, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Weightloss|

When do you exercise? Do you fit it in after work in the early evening? Do you get up early and do it in the morning? Or are you one of those people who sneak in a game of tennis at lunchtime? And do you exercise gently, vigorously, or however you can?

Boost Your Immunity with these Everyday Practices

By |2020-04-27T14:57:10+01:00April 27th, 2020|Chyavanprash, coronavirus, Covid-19, Immunity, Immunity Support, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Spices|

Boost your immunity with these everyday practices. MINISTRY OF Ayush advice It has been advised to incorporate these everyday practices to your daily routine for the general upkeep of your health.

Six Ways to Slash Stress for Health and Immunity

By |2020-04-21T12:09:35+01:00April 21st, 2020|Anxiety, Family, Isolation, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Mental Health, Stress, Work|

Ayurveda offers valuable insights to keep your stress levels low, create better health, and in turn maintain strong immunity. Here are six ways to reduce stress the Ayurvedic way.

Strengthen Ojas for Better Immunity

By |2020-03-16T16:05:06+00:00March 16th, 2020|Immunity, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Ojas|

It’s not all about the seriousness of the infective agent, we have to take into account the immunity of the person and how strong the system is to keep the infection at bay. When Food we eat gets properly digested it is metabolized to seven different tissues (Dhatus) in the body. rasa, blood, muscle, fat, bone, bone marrow and reproductive tissues. The end product of good digestion is Ojas. When a person has strong digestion the transformation of food to different tissues and to Ojas happens properly. Good Ojas means strong immune system.

Flu: Six Things You Can Do to Support Your Resistance to Disease

By |2020-03-10T15:38:40+00:00March 10th, 2020|Immunity, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Resistance, Spring|

Resistance and resilience are closely linked with digestive strength. Ayurveda says that if digestion is weak our food is not fully digested and the residue, called ama, accumulates in the body providing a fertile ground for infection... ... If your digestion is strong and there is lightness and strength in the body, then the seeds of infection will not be able to take hold.

Ten Ayurvedic Dietary Must-Do’s

By |2020-02-07T14:31:32+00:00February 7th, 2020|Balance, Detox, Digestion, Doshas, Drinks, Elimination, Evening Meal, Food, Kapha, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Nutrition, Pitta, Spices, Triphala, Vata|

Ayurveda is clear on this: all health - let’s repeat this - ALL good health starts with digestion; with the proper metabolism of food. Accordingly, one of the most important things we can do for our health every day of the year is to eat wisely.