Benefits of Ayurvedic head massage

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).

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Brushing your dog’s teeth with Auromere!

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.

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A Yogic Perspective on Viruses and Epidemics

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. 

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