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Ayurvedic Principles | Prakruti and Doshas

By |2020-04-13T06:32:41+00:00April 13th, 2020|Ayurveda, Yoga Asana, Yoga Philosophy|

Time for me to start studying the principles of Ayurveda I decided that during my free time at Mountain Top Clinic I would begin to study the basic Ayurvedic Principles that Dr Sundara has been trying to explain to me. I need to get my head around all the Ayurvedic concepts. There seems to [...]

Drinking Medicated Ghee

By |2020-04-13T06:40:18+00:00August 21st, 2017|Ayurveda, Nourishment, Yoga Philosophy|

Ghee Day has arrived (Snehana) And so, on Day 6 of my Panchakarma treatment, the dreaded 'Ghee Day' arrives - the day to face my fears with drinking medicated ghee. Before my visit to Mountain Top Clinic I honestly hadn't known much about what Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatments involved. Panchakarma was just something that I [...]

Sanskrit for Yoga Poses

By |2020-03-28T02:59:54+00:00July 21st, 2016|Yoga Philosophy|

When you visit a yoga class you will often hear teachers saying the name of the poses in a foreign language? This language is Sanskrit. It is the classical Indian language, with a rich history, dating back thousands of years. Passed down orally for centuries, Sanskrit was first written down around 1,500 B.C. in [...]