The 6th chakra -- the subtle-body center of intuition and imagination accessed through a yoga practice – could well be what author and neurologist Oliver Sacks is referring to in the above quote as a "secret sense" or "sixth sense."
You may also have noticed that there are lots of different things that call themselves "meditation." And perhaps you're wondering: what do all these various techniques have in common? What's the essence of a meditation practice? And what makes it uniquely powerful? Read on for answers to these questions, and more.
Ayurveda is a 5,000 year old form of medicine originating inside the Vedic culture of India. Both Tibetan and Chinese medicine have their roots in Ayurveda. However, using the word "medicine" to describe Ayurveda is misleading.
From the dictionary: Abundance: an extremely plentiful or oversufficient quantity or supply: overflowing fullness, abundance of the heart. Affluence, wealth. " From this we can see that "abundance" is not limited to just money wealth. Let's investigate these concepts and see where you stand...
It’s vexing when you can’t find your keys amidst all the unopened mail on your dining room table. And losing your glasses in the abyss of knick-knacks in your living room can totally dampen your day.
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian medical tradition--but it's so much more than that. The word Ayurveda means "the science of life". Unlike Western medicine, Ayurveda treats the whole person, including the mind, the body, and the spirit.
Our intuition is available to us all of the time, whether we are aware of it or not. When we validate the potential our connection to our higher self-gives, then one can determine whether we listen to it or not. How do we believe that it is there and viable?
In the ancient practice of Ayurveda, Agnihotra refers to a fire ritual is used for healing purposes. This ritual is performed daily at sunrise and again at sunset. The aim of this ancient custom is to purify the atmosphere surrounding the area in which it is performed. The basis is this - if you heal the atmosphere around you, the atmosphere will heal you.
In Ayurveda, spring is known as Kapha season. As the earth starts to thaw after the colder months, so do our bodies start to prepare for the warmer season. Those whose Dosha is primarily Kapha are particularly prone to experiencing health changes that come with the transition from winter to spring: allergies, lethargy, and possibly even susceptibility to the cold/flu virus.
Golden opportunities come forward in dreams, even if they do not make sense, a certain word, image, sense of knowing represents our inner world with the demands of the outer world.