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Age wisely and healthily with Maharishi AyurVeda (video + transcript)

By |2018-03-05T13:38:19+01:00February 18th, 2018|Brain, Consciousness, Digestion, Dr Donn Brennan videos, Food, Meditation, Mind, Rasayanas, Rejuvenation|

Transcript of video by Dr Donn Brennan: The earliest signs of ageing are described quite beautifully in Sharngadhara, one of the old texts of Ayurveda. I'll read you the quote. It says, “With each passing decade, the body loses, one by one, childhood, growth, lustre and complexion, intelligence, skin health, strength of sight, virility, valour, discrimination, the use of the organs of action, the use of the [...]

Blissful sleep for better health with Ayurveda (video + transcript)

By |2019-02-05T15:01:12+01:00February 16th, 2018|Anxiety, Brain, Consciousness, Detox, Digestion, Dr Donn Brennan videos, Drinks, Emotions, Fatigue, Food, Heart, Kapha, Meditation, Mind, Obesity, Pitta, Sleep, Stress, Vata, Weightloss|

In truth, we need more sleep than we think we need. All the research is pointing to a minimum of eight hours sleep that people actually need for the work that the brain needs to do overnight to be accomplished. Less sleep leaves us less capable, even if we don’t know it. Even an hour’s lack of sleep [each night] over a 10-day period leaves us as incompetent and incapable cognitively, as if we had missed a whole night’s sleep for one night. The only difference is we don’t recognise it. We don’t know it.

Walter finds the effects of Panchakarma last for months

By |2017-09-07T19:48:12+01:00September 5th, 2017|Brain, Men's Health, Panchakarma, Patient videos, Rejuvenation, Stress|

Peter Brown: Hello Walter, you’ve had treatment a number of times during your life – how did you first hear about Ayurveda? Walter Reid: It was when I learnt to do TM, which was about 15 years ago, but I had been doing other forms of meditation before that. I was intrigued by it and benefitted from it tremendously over the years from doing it. So I [...]

How to enjoy the hot weather

By |2018-09-13T08:54:24+01:00June 21st, 2017|Dr Donn Brennan videos, Fatigue, Food, Natural cycles, Pitta, Sleep, Summer|

Even during the summer, hot weather can come as a surprise to those of us in the UK. One day it can be overcast or raining and the next it can be clear skies and swelteringly hot. Below is a transcipt of the video Dr Donn Brennan has recently made on how to deal with hot weather, especially if you have a Pitta body-type. Following this are some [...]

Kapha Season Bake: Chickpeas, Quinoa, Squash, Greens

By |2017-09-05T13:51:43+01:00December 29th, 2016|Digestion, Kapha, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Recipes, Spices, Spring, Winter|

In the UK, and most of Europe, January signals the start of the Kapha season; the time of year that increases the cold, wet and heavy Kapha qualities in our body. To stay healthy during late winter and spring, balance the influence of Kapha by adjusting your diet. The colour, aroma and taste of this Kapha-reducing meal is warming. Chickpeas are very nutritious but can take time to [...]

The wonders of Ginger: with Recipes and Video

By |2017-11-03T09:28:00+01:00December 7th, 2016|Detox, Digestion, Food, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Recipes|

Ginger Apple Crisp A tasty and easily digested desert. The recipe requires a 5 inch x 9 inch x 3 inch deep tray. If your own tray is either larger or smaller, proportionally adjust the quantity of each ingredient. 3 medium sized apples, peeled, seeded and chopped Fresh juice of 1 lemon or lime 1 tbsp of finely grated ginger 1 [...]

Sylvia Nash: It gives me a big boost for the year ahead

By |2017-09-05T13:50:29+01:00August 21st, 2016|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Patient videos, Rejuvenation, Testimonials|

  Peter Brown: So Sylvia, When did you have your first Panchakarma treatment? Silvia Nash: It must have been 20 years ago. Peter: And why did you come along? Silvia: I had heard that Panchakarma was a way to accelerate my evolutionary development, my spiritual awareness through the physical side of Transcendental Meditation. Peter: What were its effects? Silvia: The effects are quite difficult to quantify. There were [...]

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Charles Brettell: Panchakarma is a way of recharging the batteries

By |2017-09-05T13:50:29+01:00August 21st, 2016|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Men's Health, Patient videos, Rejuvenation, Testimonials|

  Peter Brown: So Charles, how often have you had Panchakarma treatment? Charles Brettell: It would usually be about once a year and I’ve done it for the last 20 to 25 years now. Peter: And what makes you keep coming for treatment? Charles: Its the benefits that come, even during treatment itself - the rest relaxation and rejuvenation, a feeling of cleansing the whole system and that [...]

Vena Ramphal: I feel light… like a newly born chick

By |2017-09-05T13:50:29+01:00August 19th, 2016|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Rejuvenation, Testimonials|

  Peter Brown: So Vena, where did you first hear about Ayurveda? Vena Ramphal: I first came to Ayurveda through yoga. I’ve been practising yoga for a long time and Ayurveda is very linked to yoga and they have a lot in common, so that was my entry point. Peter: When did you have your first Ayurvedic consultation? Vena: I had my first Ayurvedic consultation earlier this year [...]

New video series on Maharishi AyurVeda

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00December 22nd, 2014|Detox, Digestion, Dr Donn Brennan videos, Knowledge, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Other videos, Rejuvenation|

We have new video series on Maharishi AyurVeda with Dr Donn Brennan. This is just the beginning and over the next few months many more videos, full of Ayurvedic health wisdom, will be put up on our site. Introductory videos In some videos Donn introduces basic concepts, such as what is Ayurveda’s approach to health, why Maharishi helped to revive this ancient science, what are the Ayurvedic body-types, how your can recognise [...]

Treating 20,000 patients with Panchakarma

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00December 22nd, 2014|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

Dr Karin Pirc will be one of the speakers at the forthcoming International Ayurveda Congress held on 10-14 April 2015, in Roermond, Holland. In the following video Dr Pirc explains how Panchakarma works and why it is such a central treatment in Ayurveda. At the Maharishi AyurVeda clinic she helps run in Bad Ems, Germany, Dr Pirc has seen how Panchakarma helped treat a wide number of medical conditions. At [...]

Invitation to the biggest Ayurveda congress ever held in Europe

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00December 22nd, 2014|Knowledge, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

On 10-14 April 2015, the largest ever European congress on Ayurveda will be held in Roermond, Holland. In the following video Dr Ulrick Bauhofer explains the purpose of the congress: Video transcript: "During the past decades Ayurveda has become very popular here in the West. People are travelling to India, to Sri Lanka, but also here in Europe many clinics of Ayurvedic medicine have opened. "Nevertheless, many people connect Ayurveda with the [...]

Ana Biles found Panchakarma wonderful

By |2017-09-05T13:50:32+01:00July 28th, 2014|Detox, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos, Other videos, Testimonials|

Peter: How was your first Panchakarma treatment? What was it like? Ana: It was like coming home. Because of the results, obviously. They did not come immediately – it takes time after Panchakarma. But even during Panchakarma it felt like your body was waking up and cleaning itself. I was just wonderful, really wonderful. Peter: And you’ve been having Panchakarma this week as well. How are you feeling right now? Ana: [...]

Dr Donn Brennan on the wonders of Amlaberry

By |2017-11-13T13:32:36+01:00July 25th, 2014|Detox, Digestion, Dr Donn Brennan videos, Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

Remarkably high in Vitamin C, Amla fruit is renown in Ayurveda for its health promoting powers and is used in numerous herbal preparations. For thousands of years this herb has been praised for its ability to create harmony between mind and body and to bring all three doshas (controlling elements of the body) into balance. Maharishi Ayurveda Amlaberry uses the wild forest fruit, which [...]

Choosing to take Panchakarma treatment was a no-brainer for David Verhoogt

By |2017-09-05T13:50:33+01:00April 15th, 2014|Maharishi Ayurveda Blogs, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre, Other videos, Weightloss|

In this interview, David Verhoogt talks about how Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatment, at the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre in Skelmersdale, UK, has transformed his health. He is no longer overweight, he has more energy, his senses have improved, and he has been able to reduce his insulin intake. Peter Brown: David, how did you first learn about Ayurveda? David Verhoogt: I learned about Ayurveda following learning Transcendental Meditation (TM). I learned [...]

Do you easily suffer from sunburn?

By |2017-09-05T13:50:37+01:00June 4th, 2013|Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyjCbjIvHTU" width="1000" height="563" description="Do you easily suffer from sunburn?" source="https://www.maharishi.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Ayurveda-and-sunburn-400px.jpg" title="Ayurvedic advice on a tendency toward sunburn"] Question: "My skin burns easily in the sun. Is there anything I can do to prevent this happening?" Dr Brennan: "Someone whose skin burns easily in the sun is probably a Pitta type of person. "A person who is moderate in build and strength and stamina, with moderate time to learn, moderate memory, [...]

Ayurveda advice on weightloss

By |2017-09-05T13:50:37+01:00June 4th, 2013|Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ8TWJZkFYw" width="1000" height="563" description="Despite being careful with your diet, do you still gain weight?" source="https://www.maharishi.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Ayurveda-and-weightloss-400px.jpg" title="Ayurvedic advice on weightloss"] Question: "No matter how little I eat, I put on weight. What advice can Ayurveda give for this problem?" Dr Brennan: "Putting on weight so easily, no matter what you eat, is a Kapha problem according to Ayurveda. "Now Kapha, one of the fundamental dynamics in our minds and bodies, [...]

Ayurveda advice to improve a low appetite?

By |2017-09-05T13:50:37+01:00June 4th, 2013|Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMkLcx1z-Rc" width="1000" height="563" description="When you sit to eat, do you sometimes have low appetite? Dr Brennan gives advice to improve your appetite." source="https://www.maharishi.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Ayurveda-and-indigestion-400px.jpg" title="Ayurvedic advice to improve a poor appetite?"] Question: "Even when somebody puts a very nice meal in front of me I have a very poor appetite. What would Ayurveda say my problem is?" Dr Brennan: "If you have a very poor appetite, Ayurveda would see that [...]

Ayurveda on problems with hot flushes

By |2017-09-05T13:50:37+01:00June 4th, 2013|Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qC2_yJfklo" width="1000" height="563" description="Do you have embarrassing problems with hot flushes?" source="https://www.maharishi.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Ayurveda-and-hot-flushes-400px.jpg" title="Ayurveda on problems with hot flushes"] Question: “A friend of mine asked me what Ayurveda would recommend for hot flushes, she gets hot flushes quite a lot.” Dr Brennan: “Hot flushes are a distressing complaint for quite a proportion of ladies as they go through the change of life.” “It’s interesting to think from an Ayurveda point of view that [...]

Do you feel tired and depressed when you wake?

By |2017-09-05T13:50:37+01:00June 4th, 2013|Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lOl5e2xsRE" width="1000" height="563" description="Do you wake up tired after a nights sleep?" source="https://www.maharishi.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Ayurveda-and-insomnia-400px.jpg" title="Do you feel tired and depressed when you wake?"] Question: I seem to sleep OK, but when I wake I still feel tired and sometimes a bit depressed. Dr Brennan: “Waking up feeling tired and depressed is an interesting situation.” “I think the first thing is to ensure that you have had enough sleep but presuming [...]

Do you suffer from excessive sweating when you get warm?

By |2017-09-05T13:50:37+01:00June 4th, 2013|Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EykJ42SFGMU" width="1000" height="563" description="Ayurveda advice for those who find they sweat a lot when they get warm" source="https://www.maharishi.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Ayurveda-and-excessive-sweating-400px.jpg" title="Excessive sweating: do you sweat a lot - advice from Ayurveda"] Question: “I sweat a lot, even when the weather is not particularly hot. Is there something Ayurveda can recommend to prevent this?” Dr Brennan: “If you sweat a lot it’s very likely that you are quite Pitta in your nature [...]

Does travelling make you constipated?

By |2018-09-14T06:45:26+01:00June 4th, 2013|Digestion, Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

Question: “I do quite a lot of travelling in the course of my work and on holidays and I find that travelling makes me a bit constipated, is there anything I can do about it?” Dr Brennan: “This is a frequently asked question; it’s amazing how many people when they travel get constipated.  But it’s very easily understood from the Ayurveda point of view. “Ayurveda talks [...]

Introduction to Maharishi Ayurveda

By |2017-09-05T13:50:37+01:00June 4th, 2013|Maharishi Ayurveda Videos|

[/fusion_separator] In this video both practitioners and patients talks about the health benefits of Maharishi Ayurveda. The video introduces the basic principles of Ayurveda, as well as research findings on the benefits of certain Maharishi Ayurveda approaches to health. It also has descriptions of treatments, such as Panchakarma Therapy. Visit the Maharishi Ayurveda Products site for Ayurvedic herbal remedies. Visit the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre site to [...]