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Yoga & Ayurveda Spring Detox

Kundalini Yoga for Spring Spring time is the perfect time for detox. It is a good idea to cleanse yourself now. On all levels. Physical. Mental. Emotional. Spiritual. Process the old and create space to invite something new and fresh into you and your life! Detox Yoga During the next 6 weeks in the kundalini yoga class […]

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Ayurvedic Recommendations For Spring

Spring is finally here. In ayurveda that’s a major turning point of the year. The cold season has ended. During the winter due to all the heavy food, the dampness and cold temperatures the body collected mucus (kapha dosha). Now the first sun rays of spring come out to literally “melt” that mucus. Kapha dosha gets aggravated. […]

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Agape Zoe Festival Berlin

Agape Zoe 5# Edition Summer time is festival time. In the recent years in and around Berlin a multitude of yoga, dance and spirit festivals have mushroomed. I am very curious about Agape Zoe festival and will definitely check it out next weekend! Agape Zoe takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 30th and 31st and offers 2 […]

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Get Ready for Spring with Ayurveda

Have you listened to the songs of the birds lately? They are back, so is the sun. The temperatures have risen to 6-7° Celsius. For Germany, that’s somewhat warm – and a clear sign that spring cannot be far. Also in my own preferences and eating habits I notice the turn of the seasons. Lately, I crave more salads […]

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World of Yoga in Berlin

What to do this weekend in Berlin? I will sure go to the yoga fair “World of Yoga” that visits Berlin this weekend. I talked to Madhavi and Caitanya, co-founders of the yoga event. Madhavi and Caitanya, what is the “World of Yoga?” The “World of Yoga” really is a colourful market with all that yoga, ayurveda […]

Preparation for the cool season with ayurveda

10 Ayurvedic Late Summer Tricks that Prepare Your Body for the Cool Season

In Berlin it’s been pretty fresh these days. The temperatures are dropping. August is a challenging time for the body, because the latter needs to prepare for the changing climate in the following months. Varsha Ritu, the Rainy Season in India In Sanskrit, late summer is called Varsha Ritu, the rainy season. In India, the […]

Dr. Alaknanda Puri is an Ayurvedic doctor that lives in the Sanosth Puri Yoga Ashram in Haridwar, India.

Dr. Alaknanda Puri: What Kind of Yogi Are You?

This is a direct quote by Dr. Alaknanda Puri. Dr. Puri is an Ayurvedic Doctor that lives in her family ashram, the Santosh Puri Ashram in Haridwar. I really liked her talk “How Can Ayurveda  Support The Yog?” at the 10th Berlin Yoga Festival in Berlin 2014. Yoga Asanas, Sattvic Food, Sun Salutations and Self-Massage […]

Vajra Ben Ashara at his retreat center in Goa.

Vajra Ben Ashara: The Dunagiri Foundation

The dunagiri foundation for Himalayan herbal research and yogic studies preserves the rare and endangered plants of the Himalayas and empowers the village people to harvest and process them. The Yog has talked to founder Vajra Ben Ashara. Vajra Ben Ashara, you are the founder of the Dunagiri foundation in the Himalayas and the Samata […]

An ayurvedic and a vegan perspective on dairy.

Ayurveda vs. Veganism: Milk and Dairy

Ayurveda traditionally recommends milk and dairy to be crucial elements of healthy nutrition. Vegans on the other hand argue that the renouncement of animal products is healthier, more fair and ecologically beneficial. Is Ayurveda and veganism compatible at all? Milk: a Youth Elixir? In the original sources of ayurveda, cow milk is praised as a rasayana, […]