Ayurveda: History, Philosophy, and Why I Practice

Ayurveda: History, Philosophy, and Why I Practice

August 14, 2018

Is Ayurveda an art, a science, or a philosophy?  Is it a form of medicine dug up from ancient texts to indulge the minds of current folks fed up with the current healthcare system?  All of the above are correct. Let’s explore…

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The Wisdom of Abhyanga

The Wisdom of Abhyanga

April 25, 2016

In Sanskrit, "Abhyanga" means "loving hands."  In Ayurveda, we massage regularly with carrier oils infused with herbs and/or essential oils specific to our current needs (vikruti).  "Sneha" refers to "oil" or "love".  Such as the experience of being loved, receiving Abhyanga can bring about the feeling of being loved and cared for.

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