Autor: Alevtyna Vidyakina

Agni in Ayurveda

Agni is one of the key concepts in Ayurveda. It’s a digestive fire and main characteristic of Pitta dosha. Agni could be compared to a metabolism in Ayurveda. Pitta dosha contains warm energy that helps to digest the food. Technically Pitta and Agni are the same thing, where Pitta is a vessel and Agni is that which is in the vessel.Ayurveda is based on digestion, starting from food handling and  ...

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One of the key concepts of Indian philosophy, particularly Yoga, as well as Buddhist philosophy and Advaita Vedanta, is a reincarnation of souls. This philosophy recognizes the eternal nature of the soul, when after the death of the physical body, the soul is reborn into another body bringing with it mental imprints that were left in the mind from previous life. Those mental imprints are formed by actions of the ...

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36 hours Fasting

When we step into more mindful living, at some point the question of proper diet and nutrition arises, both in terms of physical and informational food.  Without control over what we immerse ourselves in, it is impossible to advance on the path of spiritual self-improvement. In the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, which is nowadays main yogic text, it is said that before embarking on the physical practice of yoga (asanas) ...

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