I first came across chai tea after a kundalini class at a San Francisco ashram. I instantly fell in love with it. The traditional recipe comes from the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda and uses five main spices: ginger, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and black pepper. Each ingredient carries beneficial properties—black pepper is considered a natural...
Indu Arora shared about her book, “Mudra: The Sacred Secret." She says there's a "mudra called the mudra of the water gesture, which is done by joining the little finger with the thumb. When you join the little finger pad with the thumb pad, it activates the water element in the body. The water element is related to emotion, and it allows the emotions to flow instead of becoming stagnant and then swelling and driving into craving." #mudra #ayurveda #foodasmedicine
"I feel the most important practice in the practice of living a mindful life, in the practice of living a yogic life, is to constantly take pauses. It’s to constantly allow space for reflection, contemplation, and self-inquiry. When we do not give importance to such pauses, life becomes robotic. Then we eat whatever is around us as food, without realizing there is a choice. We always have a choice." ~ Indu Arora
"Ayurveda and yog always go together. When you are aware of one kind of food—that is, your practice—that naturally makes you curious to understand what are the other kinds of food you’re taking in, whether it is mental food, emotion, belief, etc. So it is natural for people to now have this curiosity to move toward Ayurveda, this science and wisdom of life, and one main part of it is healing through food." ~ Indu Arora #Ayurveda #Yoga
For healthier, toxin-free lip balm, try making it yourself! You can easily whip up this nourishing homemade lip balm in your kitchen and use it to keep your lips soft, moisturized, and healthy this winter. It also makes a wonderful gift to share with friends and loved ones.