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Vedic Sciences

The vedic sciences include Jyotish (vedic astrology, science of time), Ayurveda (the science of healing), Tantra (the knowledge of universal patterns of energies underlying visible and invisible worlds, includes science of mantras, yantra, and sacred myths) and Vastu (science of space and placement) and last but not least, the science of Yoga and Vedanta philosophy. 

The Ayurvedic Effects of Asana Practice

By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva) From the book Yoga for Your Type by David Frawley and Sandra Kozak (Lotus Press) According to the philosophy of Yoga, the physical body is a manifestation of consciousness. It is a crystallization of karmic (behavioral) patterns...

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Yoga and Ayurveda’s Approach to Addiction

Our culture is confused about addiction on all levels,and it’s important to recognize ways in which Yoga and Ayurveda balance the current medical system. Allopathic physicians are excellent for diagnosing and treating many illnesses, but due to the constraints of...

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6 Vastu Tips for Reorganizing your Living Space

Tips from Niranjan Babu, a visiting Indian expert teacher on Vastu The front (main) door is the door that allows energy to flow into the habitation, residence or business. Our scriptures mention that a properly constructed and placed front door not only brings...

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Treating Addiction through Yoga

Many people suffer from addictions because the mind has a natural tendency towards addiction. Continuous thought patterns develop a habit and we hold on to it thinking that this is just who ‘we’ are.  The easiest and most effective way to remove these habits is to...

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