Mantras

Mantras

“Mantra” is a Sanskrit word meaning “a tool for the mind.” Mantras can be very powerful if you are looking to deepen your meditation practice. The idea of a mantra is to connect you with a higher consciousness, deepening and broadening your mind and effects of...
“Time” according to Ayurveda

“Time” according to Ayurveda

Do you find yourself having a hard time adjusting when daylight saving time begins or ends? Our internal clocks differ greatly from the clock on our wrists or our nightstands. The amount of light in the day dictates this mostly. In winter, there are less daylight...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, January 25–February 1

Vedic Astrology Forecast, January 25–February 1

Mercury In Dhanistha, Monday, Jan 25   What is Dhanitha? Well, it would be easier to say Aquarius, but that’s not the full story. Within the 30 degrees of each of the 12 zodiac signs, there are 2-3 constellations known as nakshatras, each encompassing 13 degrees...
Vedic Astrology: New Moon in Sagittarius, Jan 14

Vedic Astrology: New Moon in Sagittarius, Jan 14

Tuesday, January 12   The New Moon will occur in the final degrees of Sagittarius, and we can create a birth chart from this event using the Moon as the ascendant, in order to touch on themes that can build and ramp up over the next 15 days.   In this chart,...
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...