The Six Tastes: Sweet

The Six Tastes: Sweet

There are Six Tastes, according to Ayurveda, and they all have various affects on the body. The Six Tastes are: sweet, sour, pungent, astringent, bitter, and salty; and today we’re going to take a look at some attributes of sweetness and what sweetness does for our...
Super(new) Moon in Chitra, the Star of Opportunity

Super(new) Moon in Chitra, the Star of Opportunity

On October 16th 2020 at 3:30 PDT, we will experience the closest moon of the year, a super(new)moon, as the moon joins our Sun by degree in the sign of Virgo, a mutable earth sign ruled by Mercury. Mercury will have just begun a retrograde period the day before,...
Sweetness and Fortune

Sweetness and Fortune

October 13th–23rd 2020 A honeybee is homebound from a wildflower bloom, dancing on the air, with pockets of pollen to kindle the hive and stroke the pleasures of their Queen. Keen to avoid selfish desire in the practice of devotion to the hive; this honeybee offers...
Chyawanprash, Vitality in a Jar

Chyawanprash, Vitality in a Jar

Chyawanprash, also called Chyavanprash or Chavana Prash, is an ancient Ayurvedic recipe that’s over 5,000 years old. A specific blend of herbs, spices, fruits, fats, and honey, it is full of essential vitamins, minerals, and other compounds that can help restore the...
Ayurvedic Grocery Basics 

Ayurvedic Grocery Basics 

Ayurveda stresses the importance of food as medicine to heal and optimize our health. It can be your guide to balancing yourself, so these issues of stress, insomnia, low energy, obesity, and illness fade away. We want to give you our list of our grocery basics!In...