The Joy of Being Present

The Joy of Being Present

The Vedic teachings (Ayurveda is a branch of the Vedic teachings) remind us to cultivate presence—the kind of awareness needed to live a full, whole, intelligent life. When you hear the word ‘presence’ what do you feel? Does it trigger memories of when you felt...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, January 4th – January 11th

Vedic Astrology Forecast, January 4th – January 11th

Monday, January 4, 2:25pm PST   For the next twenty days, Mercury will be in Capricorn, moving through conjunctions with Saturn and Jupiter.   Mercury is the second fastest moving planet, whipping through the zodiac at a pace only second to the Moon. What...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, End of 2020

Vedic Astrology Forecast, End of 2020

Gemini Full Moon, Ardra Nakshatra Tuesday, December 29   This lunar cycle began with a new Moon-Solar eclipse in Scorpio, on December 14th. Through deepening our awareness of the self, we have harnessed the power of the turbulent sea we otherwise fear, able to...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, 12.14–12.21.20

Vedic Astrology Forecast, 12.14–12.21.20

Monday, December 14   Starting at 8:17 AM PST, the Moon will join the Sun in exact degree conjunction, producing a new Moon. This will occur in the nakshatra known as the ‘senior-most,’ or ‘eldest,’ called Jyestha, in the final degree of Scorpio.   A new Moon is...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, 12.7–12.14.20

Vedic Astrology Forecast, 12.7–12.14.20

  Thursday, December 10:   Venus will enter into Scorpio at 3:47pm PST, joining the Sun, Mercury, and Ketu. More specifically, Venus will be in the latter pada of the Vishakha Nakshatra, representing the ripening of fruit and the harvest of your efforts that...
Ayurveda and Anxiety

Ayurveda and Anxiety

Anxiety is basically what happens when we experience worry, doubt, dread, or fear regarding the future, and it can manifest in various ways. We’ve all probably felt at least a little anxiety before, so we won’t go into too many specifics about what it feels like in...