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Ayurvedic Food: 6 Flavors That Will Spice Up Your Life

In Ayurveda there are six tastes: sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent. Each of these tastes has a distinct effect. Depending on your constitution and the season, these effects can either contribute to or disturb your state of balance. Too much or too little of these foods can cause impurities in the body which can …

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Autumn Sweet Potato Salad

Ayurvedic Recipes: Autumn Steamed Sweet Potatoes with Rice

    This autumn sweet potato and rice dish combines beautiful ingredients for a bright medley that’s appropriate in fall or winter. Depending on your tastes or location, you can use the type of sweet potato that’s local or your favorite. White yams, Covington sweet potatoes and Oriental sweet potatoes are personal favorites. This dish …

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In the News: 2017 Best Detox Program

We are delighted to share with you our exciting news…Organic Spa Magazine recently awarded our Shankara Ayurveda Spa the “Best Detox Program” in the United States! Here’s why: Best Detox Program “Originally built as a Transcendental Meditation Retreat Center by a follower of the Beatles’ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, this bucolic 381-acre property outside Charlotte, NC, …

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