Another use for Triphala: This digestive formula is well known for restoring and reviving the digestive system. But here in Kerala it’s also the key ingredient to a flawless complexion! Mix 3 TBS of triphala powder with equal parts raw honey and sweet almond oil to form a paste. This can be stored in an […]

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Transitions The last time I was in another country with my friend Concha it was 12 years ago, when we were dancing down the avenues of Barcelona. For me, at 40, I was at the apex of my career, rooted by marriage and small children. For her, it was another turning point.  After 20 years, […]

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Try this dry spice blend sautéed in ghee or olive and oil and add to veggies, soups or stews-helps with digestion ; warms and nourishes the body! 3 parts fennel seed, 1 part turmeric powder, 1 part cumin powder, 1 part dry ginger, 1 part black pepper, 1 part cardamom powder, 1 part rock or mineral […]

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The crevices in the road up the final mountain made for an interesting ride. We bounced and rattled in the van, still sleepy from the early morning flight out of Mumbai. The driver careened round the potholes, leaning on the horn to warn any oncoming traffic, since there was really only one road to share. […]

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Anti-jet lag in a bottle!!” I travel well” by Banyan Botanicals is chock full of nourishing , regulating herbs blended and concentrated in an easy to take liquid. Use in transit and feel the difference! Boosts immunity too! Order some through this site for your next journey!

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In 2 days I will be meeting up with several intrepid seekers… So happy to be hosting a journey into Ayurveda in Kerala! Chamundi Hill Palace resort ,  with a name as big as its spirit., is located deep in the lush,rolling interior of the state, 2.5 hours from Cochin, near the town of Kanjirapally.. […]

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How much should I eat? Everyone is different, and so are our hands. Cup them together and form a bowl. This is the approximate amount of food that you should eat at a sitting. Leave a little room for air and liquid. (if its soup or a liquid stew, you can forego the beverage.) This […]

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While it is common to refer to agni as “digestive fire”, there are actually 13 different agnis governing all metabolic functions in the body. In this way, agni is present all the way down to the cellular level. We all digest food differently. One may be satisfied with a meal, while another may hold their […]

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