Aligning Chakras: Sacral Chakra

Aligning Chakras: Sacral Chakra

Continuing with our dive into chakras, let’s look at the Sacral Chakra this week, which is the second of the seven chakras. If you haven’t already, I highly encourage you to check out our other article called “Aligning Chakras: Root Chakra” to learn about the first...
Discovering Ojas: The Pure Essence of You

Discovering Ojas: The Pure Essence of You

            As many of you may know, the three Ayurvedic doshas are Kapha, Pitta and Vata. With these doshas you will find their pure essence of what makes them up, Ojas – Water, Tejas – Fire, and Prana – Ether. Achieving balance within these elements is...
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...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, Mar. 22–Mar. 29

Vedic Astrology Forecast, Mar. 22–Mar. 29

Jupiter in Dhaniṣṭhā             Jupiter has moved away from Saturn into the next nakshatra, Dhaniṣṭhā, where Jupiter will stay until May 21. Dhaniṣṭhā literally means wealthy and complete. To the rishis and sages, wealth was a state of being moreso than a title based...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, Mar.15–Mar. 22

Vedic Astrology Forecast, Mar.15–Mar. 22

Monday-Tuesday, Mar. 15-16 Moon in Aśvinī Aum̐ aśvinīkumārābhyāṁ namaḥ “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” Love this quote by Viktor...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, 3/8–3/15

Vedic Astrology Forecast, 3/8–3/15

Maha Siva Ratri, Thursday, Mar. 11             Maha Siva Ratri is a festival dedicated to the Lord Shiva, the cosmic creator and destroyer. Common practice is to stay up the whole night chanting mantras for Shiva, and offering fresh seasonal foods to Shiva. A Shiva...