The importance of Ojas

I want to explain ojas in a simple way. And find that it is not simple. How do you simply explain that which cannot be seen, yet is the key to perfect health? Ojas is what we have when everything is going well in our body and spirit. If we are able to maintain Ojas,…

Don’t put the fire out!

Imagine that you are sitting around a campfire. It is burning just right, and every once in a while you feed it a little wood and it gets a little brighter. ¬†You’re roasting marshmallows, and everything is perfect. Then you take a gallon of ice water and pour it on the fire. What?? Wait a…

We are not just a body of flesh

Health, from an Ayurvedic point of view, has a source beyond just warding off invaders and trying to fix breakdowns in the body. In Ayurveda 101, I said that the difference between Ayurveda and modern medicine is that Ayurveda focuses on making the defenses of the body as strong as possible through promoting inner balance,…