How to Test Ayurveda Doshas – Vata, Pitta, Kapha

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Vata, pitta, and kapha are the 3 doshas that make up who we are. In Ayurveda, everything is explained in terms of these doshas and their current state. If you are in a balanced doshic state, your doshas are ‘in balance’ according to your Prakruti/original blueprint or constitution. If they are not in balance, you […]

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10 Best Podcasts to Listen to Right Now – 2022

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Podcasts have started to creep into our lives – and thank goodness for that! There is a lot of information, culture, music, entertainment, news, and everything in-between that are constantly vying for our attention. In more recent times its also been difficult to keep up with everything without having fomo.  One of the best ways […]

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How to Practice Yoga Nidra (and Its Benefits)

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Yoga Nidra is an ancient practice that originates in India. Mostly documented in Sankhya philosophy which is one of the oldest philosophies of Sanathana Dharma (or in laymen’s terms, Hinduism). Yoga Nidra or yogic sleep is also mentioned in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and in Advaita Vedanta, among other books and philosophies. The practice is […]

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8 Free Guided Morning Meditations to Start Your Day

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These free morning meditations on YouTube are one of the easiest and most accessible ways to start off your mornings. There is a lot of benefit in the practice of meditations, but doing them in the morning will reap the most benefit. Beginners will find it helpful to use guided meditations to assist in their […]

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15 Unique Mindfulness and Meditation Gifts of 2022

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There are a lot of ways to incorporate mindfulness into your life, and sometimes that means buying mindfulness and meditation gifts. These meditation gifts can help you or someone in your life who is trying to be more mindful and bring more peace into their lives. There are a lot of meditation gifts and ideas […]

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How to Use Mala Beads for Meditation + Benefits

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Mala beads have a spiritual purpose in ancient East Asians religions. Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism all use mala beads for the purpose of enhancing the meditative practice. In India, the use of mala beads goes as far back as the 8th century BCE. The word “mala” simply put means garland in Sanskrit. However, they are […]

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