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Eating for Good Health – An Ayurvedic Perspective : Part 1

Eating for Good Health – An Ayurvedic Perspective : Part 1

I am often asked what Ayurveda prescribes as a healthy diet. I hesitate to write down a fixed diet plan for many reasons: there are many diet fads these days which have become accepted as healthy diets (for example the vegan diet, keto diet, millets diet, etc). Most of this is contrarian to the principlesContinue Reading

The role of sweat & sebum in healthy skin – the Krya Ayurvedic skincare series

The role of sweat & sebum in healthy skin – the Krya Ayurvedic skincare series

Our new series on Ayurvedic skin care and how to look after your skin well this winter will run all this month on Krya. We ran a short poll earlier last week asking for suggestions for this week’s series. Unsurprisingly, 2 topics were very popular: winter skin care and suggestions on improving hair length andContinue Reading

Krya formulation Tuesdays – Krya classic skin oil with Manjishta & Chandana for oily skin

I recently received an email from a consumer asking for help to choose the right skin care products for her. She is a 21 year old girl who lives in a very hot and dry climate where temperatures are usually between 37 – 40 deg centigrade. She found that her skin was going dry inContinue Reading

Want to learn more about Ayurveda? Start with these 3 books [Book Review]

Want to learn more about Ayurveda? Start with these 3 books [Book Review]

The Origins of Ayurveda Ayurveda, the science of life, is of divine origin. The practice of Ayurveda as a holistic system of medicine is old as the Hindu religion itself and as old as the Indian civilization. In fact there was never a time in India, when Ayurveda was NOT there as a part ofContinue Reading

How to do an Abhyanga (a self Ayurvedic Oil massage) the right way : Krya explains how you should do a weekly abhyanga for dosha balance and well being

How to do an Abhyanga (a self Ayurvedic Oil massage) the right way : Krya explains how you should do a weekly abhyanga for dosha balance and well being

Our last few posts on Abhyanga had had people asking us the all important question: “Exactly how should I do an abhyanga for good health?”. Our post today focuses on this all important question. We write about the right abhyanga massage technique that should be followed, and what parts of the body must be focusedContinue Reading

9 things to do to help you stay cool this summer with Ayurveda– Krya shares insights and suggestions

9 things to do to help you stay cool this summer with Ayurveda– Krya shares insights and suggestions

We speak often on the Krya blog about traditional wisdom and cultural practices which flow from Ayurveda and our understanding of how the body functions and how we must take care of ourselves. We saw yet another interesting deity yesterday at the Parthasarathy temple of Triplicane yesterday. The temple contains a shrine to Yoga Narasimhar,Continue Reading

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