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Basti: The Primary Treatment for Vata

  • By Premal Patel, MD
  • Sep 25, 2014

As nature transitions seasons and exhibits change, Ayurveda recommends cleansing and rejuvenation to help the body adapt. Of particular focus at this time of the year is balancing vata.

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Bliss Through Shirodhara

  • By Vrinda Devani, M.D.
  • Sep 10, 2014

When I first heard about how shirodhara can induce maximum relaxation when I was just a budding Ayurvedic student, I skeptically thought to myself, “Who wouldn’t find warm oil slowly being poured onto their forehead relaxing?” But what seemed to me at the time as simply a luxurious pampering has amazed me both in its broadness in application as well as the beauty behind the mechanism of how it works.

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