AYURVEDA • MEDITATION • YOGA • WISDOM • RECIPES

Lokesh Rathuri

Panchakarma wellness treatment shirodhara at Shankara Ayurveda spa.

The Elements of Panchakarma: Three Steps to Detox

What Does Panchakarma Involve? Panchakarma is the ultimate mind-body healing practice of detoxifying the body while strengthening the immune system and restoring your body’s pH balance. It provides an overall sense of calm and well-being. Panchakarma is a 3-part process—pre-cleansing, main treatment, and post-cleansing. Cleanse Prep (Purva karma) The cleanse prep is done before Panchakarma …

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Healthy Lifestyle: 4 Ayurvedic Tools To Support Your Health

We tune up our vehicles and maintain our homes and yards regularly, why are we so lax in taking care of our bodies? In addition to regular check-ups with a physician, Ayurveda emphasizes a holistic, self-care approach to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Ayurveda’s emphasis on preventative healing measures are decidedly effective and teach ways for …

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Ayurveda for Natural Weight Loss, Part 1

Many people want to lose weight, but often we start an exercise routine (which in itself is great!) without fully considering the factors that cause obesity. In this first installment, we’ll look beyond standard explanations to analyze from an Ayurvedic understanding what causes weight gain and obesity. In turn, this will help us understand the …

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