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New Ayurveda Sanctuary Offers all-inclusive Ayurvedic Experience

Mangalore: Ayurveda Sanctuary in Udupi close to Kerala in south India offers Ayurveda traditions long established and based on centuries of wisdom and time-honoured principles.  The opening of the new Ayurveda Sanctuary is one of India’s authentic all-inclusive Ayurveda experience, where its elements are prescribed and blended using totally natural products, many of which are … Continue reading

Monumental Neglect: Nizamia Tibbia College of Hyderabad dying slowly

Hyderabad: Post-Independence India seems to have an unannounced policy to get rid of signs of the Muslim era – they are left to die their natural death by not preserving them, unless it is a money minting machine like Taj Mahal or Red Fort. The Government Nizamia Tibbia College of Hyderabad comes in the unfortunate … Continue reading

24-year-old qualifies to judge international yoga exams

NASHIK (TOI): Durga Jadhav (24), a yoga and Judo teacher from Nashik has been awarded the International Jury Certificate in a competition conducted by the government of Karnataka recently. The certificate qualifies her to be on the panel of judges for international yoga exams. Durga also won an International Yoga certificate for the International Yogasana … Continue reading

Fitness: The dangerous side of yoga

MONTREAL (The Gazette) – Yoga has a reputation for curing what ails you, from sore backs to sore wrists and even the occasional achy knee. If you attend enough yoga classes, you’re bound to meet devotees who swear it has changed their life for the better. What you won’t find in those classes are people … Continue reading

Nazi death camp guards were advised yoga to ‘de-stress’

London: Nazi paramilitary organisation Schutzstaffel (SS) overlord, Heinrich Himmler, was fascinated with the ancient discipline of yoga, a historian has revealed in a new book. A German historian has discovered how the SS in Nazi Germany recommended its members, including death camp guards, to practice yoga to enrich their “mind, bodies and spirits”. The first … Continue reading

Memory pills a big no: Experts

Bengaluru (DC):  With board exams round the corner, memory enhancing pills and syrups are selling like hot cakes, but experts (neurologists, psychiatrists and even homoeopaths) say that to date not a single medicine has been proved to boost one’s memory in a month’s time nor is there any study conducted to prove the effectiveness of … Continue reading

Members from Global Ayurveda festival wants Kerala to be ‘the Ayurveda state of India’

Mumbai (PB): The Ayurvedic Medicine Manufacturers Organisation of India (AMMOI) and other associations representing the sector prepared a detailed memorandum highlighting the needs of the industry. This resolution was framed and passed by the members of the Global Ayurveda festival during the second edition of Ayurveda Keralam 2012 organized in collaboration with Kerala government in … Continue reading

Nonprofit Ayurvedic Clinic Opens Doors

Satellite office of the Aushadi Health Foundation offers services for a modest donation I catch sight of Heather Nagel’s red hair first, ablaze in the noontime sun as she stands on the sidewalk and waves. She leads me up the stairs of an apartment building tucked away off Center Street and into Aushadi Santa Cruz, … Continue reading

MP seeks health minister help in Siddha college stir

Tirunelveli ((DC) : Even as the students’ stir at the Palayamkottai government Siddha College in Tirunelveli entered the fifteenth day on Monday, Rajya Sabha MP T.K Rangarajan has written to Union health and family welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad seeking his intervention. He also appealed to Azad to advise the Central council of Indian Medicine … Continue reading

Sage who wouldn’t sit still

Marabin Mainthan Muthiah writes of the rich life and work of Sage Agastya, who enriched a range of disciplines including martial arts, Siddha medicine, Tamil grammar and mysticism. Calendar art has come to play a big role in preserving and propagating our spirituality and heritage. Thanks to it, you can walk into any remote place … Continue reading