According to folklore, Rose Quartz was formed when Adonis, lover of the Greek (and Roman) goddess Aphrodite, was confronted by Ares, god of war, in the form of a boar. When Aphrodite hurried to protect him she got entangled on a briar bush, and mixed her blood stain the white Quartz pink. … More Rose Quartz: Stone of the Heart
By living in harmony with the natural laws of the season, we can preserve a sense of balance, and develop a stronger natural immunity against sickness, low energy, stagnancy, and a disturbed mind. … More Ayurvedic Tips to Support the Transition into Autumn
In the spirit of Ayurveda, the ancient tradition of Indian medicine, summer is the season of pitta, or fire. Although that fire has an intent (to provide the heat necessary to initiate activity and digest food and emotions), an excess of that energy can be toxic. … More Cool Down with Yoga
First off, don’t be paranoid or fearful about getting sick. Trust your instincts when you’re there. With the stark shift in air/weather/food/water/environment – of course there’s bound to be a shift in the body.
Chances are you will contend with a stomach bug or two while in the Mother Land – after all, it’s a part of the Indian experience! The land of deep purification on every level – mind, body and spirit. … More How to Avoid ‘Delhi Belly’ in India & Other Useful Health Tips