Healthy Living Articles

Mantra Meditation & Self Realisation

By Gayatri A | August 4, 2017

The practice of mantra meditation  is very simple. But first let me give you a summary of the science of identity, of which mantra meditation is a part. “Science” means “truth”; therefore the science of identity means the truth of our identity. The first question regarding our identity is: what are we in essence? Am …

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Winter Deep Peace Retreat

By Madya Lila Dasi | May 1, 2017

Cosy up around the fire, relax and savour the tranquility at the July Deep Peace Retreat.  On this one day retreat  you can experience a deep rejuvenation as you release layers and layers of  tension. Out in the  rolling hills of the Bilambil country side, just 15 minutes from Coolangatta airport our hosts Maladhar dasi …

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Shoulder Stand for Restoration

By Madya Lila Dasi | April 23, 2017

What is a great pose this month for Mums? Gosh every pose is wonderful! Mums need to be strong and flexible and relaxed. Everything that the whole gamut of yoga poses offer in a great class. But some mums are run off their feet managing a family and a house and a job. So what …

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Healthy Green Drink

By Madya Lila Dasi | April 1, 2017

Make this a regular morning wake up drink and you’ll be bouncing out of the kitchen and into your day with freshness and vitality. There are choices of different fruits and veggies so you can vary your taste sensations throughout the week. Be sure to experiment with your own combinations once you have had a …

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Mantra Breathing (Gauranga Breathing)

By Madya Lila Dasi | February 28, 2017

The breath is something we deal with, usually unconsciously, from the moment we pop out into this world grasping at the air with a fresh little set of lungs until we whisper our final goodbyes. Without even thinking about it we go about our lives and the breath comes and goes regulated by sensors in …

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Phases of the Moon Sequence

By Madya Lila Dasi | February 28, 2017

While the influence of the sun is felt strongly in the change of seasons and in the passing of the daylight from dawn till dusk, the influence of the moon is more subtly felt throughout each monthly phase of the moon. From the time of new beginnings of the freshly dawning new moon to the …

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Why Ayurveda?

By Gayatri A | September 13, 2016

Why Ayurveda? There are many highly effective health systems available to us at present. With Western modalities such as traditional allopathic medicine, to ancient Eastern traditions like Traditional Chinese Medicine being so readily available, we can now choose to mix and match from a variety of health lineages to treat the myriad of health concerns …

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The Yoga of Happiness by Caitanya das

By Gayatri A | July 30, 2016

So I’d like to talk a little bit about happiness, our search for happiness. We all strive for happiness in this life. But what we consider happiness varies as we age, it varies with what drives us, and our personal likes and dislikes. Of course, as with everything, Psychologists have done studies, and they say …

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Ayurveda – Drinking from Copper Vessels

By Gayatri A | July 30, 2016

Copper is one of the oldest metals known to human civilisation and has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. Copper has cultural, religious, medical and astrological values. Ayurveda, the most ancient medicinal science, states that copper is the Kapha energy balancing metal and using copper as an ornament, mixed with medicines or eating food/drinking water in copper …

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Will I Get Enough Protein on a Vegetarian Diet?

By Gayatri A | August 20, 2014

  If you are already eating a vegetarian diet or if you are considering moving in that direction, then simply by eating enough food from a variety of sources (consuming sufficient calories for your energy needs), you will automatically be getting enough protein. That’s because each and every plant food contains complete protein in varying …

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