Healing is hard. Leaving Chamundi is harder. When your biggest decision of the day is to nap or finish your book, the idea of how you will continue to put your health and well being first in front of a fully ripened , multi-faceted life seems nearly impossible.  3 organic  home-cooked vegetarian meals a day? […]

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Alexander is hardly your average Russian, although I am not sure what that is. But this is our second time sharing the Chamundi experience, as he was a guest here the same time last year. This year, as a new Dad, Chamundi beckoned so that he could gain some new perspective on his extraordinary new […]

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Chamundi has a way introducing people into your life in a direct and intimate way. As I stay here in my last few days with 9 other intrepid souls, there is ample time to learn about their path here. Sophie is a Scottish born resident of Mallorca who has spent the last 10 years as […]

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Dhanyamladhara- Fermented grains with nourishing demulcent herbs cooked in , added to a mixture of buttermilk curds and water, strained and warmed and poured lusciously over the body in a slow rhythmic motion. Nourishing to the bones, regulates endocrine system, reduces LDL cholesterol and softens/rehydrates the skin. 5 -7 consecutive treatments for maximum results. You […]

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My sister Sue and her 2 amazing daughters were ready for respite. Sarika came in from Israel where she is on a Fulbright scholarship and Adina was taking a break from her Brooklyn- based literary magazine. Sue had just tucked her husband Jim and 25 CRC congregants back onto a plane heading for St. Louis. […]

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Netra Basti – Dough made of idli flour( a mixture of rice and bean flours) is formed into a dam around the eyes, then filled with medicated ghee (clarified butter.) The herbs (rose, chrysanthemum, among others )are cooked into the ghee and make the eyes moist, lubricated and cool. A series of netra basti will […]

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