• Healthy Aging – Seven Secrets to a Long and Healthy Life

    Healthy Aging

     

    Scientists estimate that, under optimal conditions, we can live for up to 120 years of age. There are several things that we can do to live longer and to safeguard our health so that we can remain active in our later years and keep our spirit alive.

    The American preventive medicine physician and scientist Dr. Robert Schneider has been tracking healthy aging for decades. Continue reading

  • Profile: Ulrich Bauhofer MD

    Dr med Ulrich Bauhofer

     

    If you are looking for the big names in the world of Ayurveda outside of India, you will surely come upon that of Dr. Ulrich Bauhofer. The president of the German Ayurveda Society (DGA) is undoubtedly one of the leading specialists in the field outside of India.

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  • Ayurveda and the Microbiome

    Ayurveda und Mikrobiom

    They live within and on us. We need them every day in order to live a healthy life, we are speaking of the countless microorganisms that reside in our bodies. For a long time we thought that most bacteria were harmful; but in the last ten years, scientists like Dr. Keith Wallace have discovered their astonishingly beneficial effects.

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  • Eye Health in Ayurveda

    Ayurveda Eye health

    The whole range of colours and shapes, the interplay of light and dark – our eyes perceive all of that. The fact that 70 to 80 percent of all our perception is transmitted through the eyes, shows how important they are. It’s no wonder that our sense of sight is of great importance both in conventional medicine and in Ayurveda. This is also reflected in the assignment of doshas and subdoshas. Each of the three doshas (vata, pitta and kapha) is divided into five subdoshas. While normally each subdosha is responsible for several functions in the body, in pitta dosha we find a particular subdosha which is assigned exclusively to the eyes. There are also other subdoshas that additionally influence the function of the eyes. Continue reading

  • Rio 2018 – a recap of the 3rd International Ayurveda Congress

    3. Kongress in Rio 2018

    The third International Ayurveda Congress took place in Rio de Janeiro from 12-15 March 2018 – this time, together with the “First International Congress of Complementary and Integrative Medicine and Public Health”. Continue reading

  • Maharishi Marma Therapy – Healing Touch

    Marma Therapy

    Where does the knowledge of “Marma” come from?

    Historic sources mention 6,000-1,500 B.C. as the time of the first recording of Vedic texts. The classic Ayurveda writings of the Charaka-Samhita (inner medicine) and Sushruta-Samhita (surgery) were written in the 8th or 6th century B.C. Continue reading

  • Ayurvedic Gift Ideas

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    Still looking for a meaningful Christmas gift? How about something from the world of Ayurveda to pamper your loved ones with? Whether a soothing body care, enchanting fragrances for cosy winter evenings, or reading a book about health – you’ll be able to find something here for each one of them. Continue reading

  • Autumn is in the Air – Tips to Balance Your Pitta

    Autumn is in the air

    For many people, the portion of Pitta dosha increases in the summer. Especially in the late summer and early autumn, this Pitta imbalance or Pitta dominance can become clearly noticeable and stressful for those who already have a high portion of Pitta. Sometimes they complain about dry, irritated skin, or have a quicker temper – just to name a few symptoms. At the latest, then is the time to reduce excess Pitta. Continue reading

  • HAPPINEZ Festival – Win free tickets now!

    Happinez-Fastival

    “Happinez”, the popular mindstyle magazine, is organising yet again its popular festival in Fort Voordorp, Netherlands, near Utrecht this year. We at Maharishi Ayurveda will be attending for the second time. You may look forward to a lively festival feel, great atmosphere and amazing offers, such as yoga sessions, music, workshops and international speakers who will talk about holistic life topics. An exciting program, delicious food and colourful market stands are awaiting you. We at Maharishi Ayurveda are looking forward to greeting you in person at our stand and to giving you a small gift. Continue reading

  • Travelling with Ayurveda

    Travelling with Ayurveda

    It’s vacation time! For most people, vacation means resting, relaxing, and taking a break from their often hectic daily life. But vacations can also present a great opportunity to discover something new. We’ve put together a little Ayurvedic travel kit and will show you how Ayurveda can help you slow down and recharge. Continue reading

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