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Have a great weekend!

Looking for ways to have a fun and healthy weekend? Want to recharge for the week ahead. Check out this article on top tips for staying healthy and happy. Hint, hint – it involves exercise. article What do you do to have a healthy and

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Beating the Winter Blues

Many of us dread the cold winter months as they bring on a gloomy mood. This depressed state is often referred to as the “winter blues” by media outlets and lifestyle magazines. It could be the cold weather or the shorter and darker days that

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Stay healthy this winter

Yoga is a great way to stay active and healthy this winter. With temperatures dropping it is essential to stay active so your immune system can fire on all cylinders. Check out this article by Vogue for more tips on staying healthy this winter: http://www.vogue.com/13491121/how-to-not-get-sick-cold-flu-prevention/

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Power of Spices!

Spices used in Indian cooking are receiving a lot of attention due to their numerous health benefits. In particular, turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, black pepper and coriander are extremely beneficial. Read the article below published by Femina to learn more: http://www.femina.in/life/food/5-indian-spices-that-everyone-is-talking-about-19548.html The recipes in Ayurvedic Fusion Cooking, Sweet,

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Health Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

The benefits to a vegetarian diet are countless; from weight loss and lowering cholesterol to a reduction in inflammation and Type 2 diabetes. The Medical Daily provides a full exploration on the benefits of going meatless here: http://www.medicaldaily.com/vegetarian-diet-benefits-what-happens-when-you-quit-eating-meat-394175 Want to explore the exciting world of vegetarian

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Broga – Macho Yoga?

A new type of yoga has come on the scene trying to appeal to men. This “macho” broga is intended to provide a “more” intense workout. Click for full article here. What are your thoughts? Is this just a rebranding of yoga? Aren’t forms of

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Meditation – ease the fear of flying

Does the thought of flying make your palms sweaty?  Do you find yourself making alternative travel plans just to avoid flying? Many people are restricted by their fear of flying. CTV news found that majority of people who fear flying, actually fear having panic attacks

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Chinmaya Jyoti Yatra in India

Swami Chinmayananda came down from the Himalayas to share the knowledge of Vedanta with us. The Chinmaya Jyoti Yatra, led by Swami Mitrananda, in India was our attempt to take Him to the masses. May 8, 2016 marks the birth centenary of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda.

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Transforming Mindsets

In the heart there is a small valve that opens and shuts off interruptions from the lower seats of consciousness (Lower Chakras). All of the chakras, up to and including the Crown, must be open at the same time, for the kundalini to ascend and

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Self-realization

There are three different aspects in relation to the work that all of us should do if we want to obtain the Self-realization of the Being.  They are: Transmutation-Transformation-Transubstantiation. Meaning ‘through Change in Molecular redesigning Consecration is with Divine Presence. We have to become: filled

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Science: The Heart of the Atom

It seems the atom which was already split, measured, analyzed, and prodded by grand machines had not revealed all its secrets. Scientists were sure the atomic nucleus (one-trillionth the size of an atom) was a solid sphere. A Stanford University Physicist Robert Hofstadter and his

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Awareness intersects into Consciousness

Medically and scientifically, diverse dissections of Cosmic Awareness intersect with man’s structure. When a meditating apprentice of a yogic teacher enters his interior planes (kosha) he/she realises that this world one lives in is but an illusion (maya), and Time and Space are of different