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Cleansing, Ayurveda, & the Nobel Prize for Autophagy

Cleansing therapies or Shodhana Chikitsa has always had a vital therapeutic application in the 5000 year old Science of Ayurveda. Periodic cleansing is recommended for detoxification, rekindle agni (digestive and metabolic fire) and for managing diseases. According to Charaka Samhita, an Ayurvedic Root Text, Shodhana goes one step further in fortifying us; it helps in …

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Women’s Health Issues & Ayurveda

To quote from Charaka Samhita, an Ayurvedic root text, “Dharma artha streeshu lakshmischa streeshu loka; pratishtitha.” Every woman represents righteousness, abundance, auspiciousness, and indeed the universe itself. The Vedas accord the highest status to women. Ayurveda gives a lot of importance to the health of women through different stages and transitions of their lives, from …

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Coronavirus Information

Due to the latest announcement from North Carolina officials, we’ve postponed the opening of our Center to July 31.   The Art of Living Retreat Center takes the health and safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers very seriously. As such, we’ve been closely monitoring information on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak being broadcast from the Centers …

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Ayurveda for Women’s Common Health Problems

Cassie and Grace met over a cup of coffee on a warm, sunny afternoon. But the brightness of the day didn’t quite reflect on Cassie’s face and Grace was quick to notice. She couldn’t resist asking. “The common problems that we women face”, said Cassie drooping in despair. Just then, the excitement in Grace’s voice …

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