Getting into shape is a tough mountain to trek, but there are different paths you can take to get to your destination. Fitness, diets, and various types of workouts go hand in hand when it comes to becoming a healthier, more wholesome individual.Continue reading The Yoga and Diet Connection
What is Shiroabhyanga?
Shiroabhyanga is the Sanskrit word for Ayurvedic head massage, meaning literally the application of oil (abhyanga) to the head (shiras). As the head is the seat of many important marma points which control the flow of prana (vital energy) throughout the body, Ayurvedic head massage is a very effective therapeutic tool to induce healing and relaxation. While nothing can compare to the therapeutic massage you can receive from an experienced Ayurvedic practitioner, self-massage of the head and scalp can also be a very beneficial part of one’s regular health and hygiene practice (dinacharya).Continue reading Benefits of Ayurvedic head massage
Did you know that periodontal (gum) disease is the most common clinical health condition in adult dogs, according to the AKC Canine Health Foundation? According to veterinarians, cleaning your dog’s teeth is just as important as cleaning your own, preventing the buildup of plaque and tartar and associated bacterias which ultimately lead to gingivitis and gum disease.Continue reading Brushing your dog’s teeth with Auromere!
Much like its famous sibling Neem, Peelu is a traditional Ayurvedic herb for oral care, commonly used in ancient times and still up to this day in the form of a chewing stick in place of a modern toothbrush.Continue reading Herb Spotlight: Peelu, the Toothbrush Tree
Did you ever gaze at a flower and breathe its fragrance and feel your heart and soul touched in a unique way?Continue reading The Spiritual Significance of Flowers
Every morning, people all over rural India entrust their oral health to the humble Neem tree, taking young twigs from nearby trees to brush their teeth with.Continue reading Caring for your teeth with the power of Neem
Did you know that reference to tongue scraping is found in the ancient Ayurvedic text the Charaka Samhita, one of the foundational texts of Ayurveda written approximately 2000 years ago?Continue reading The ancient oral hygiene practice of tongue-scraping
It can be useful in times of widespread illness to turn to the wisdom of yogic knowledge and great spiritual teachers, to reflect on the deeper causes of illness and how to protect one’s health and well-being amidst challenging circumstances.
We reproduce below a collection of timely and very insightful wisdom from the Mother of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, India, on protecting one’s health against viruses and epidemics.Continue reading A Yogic Perspective on Viruses and Epidemics