Change your samskaras on August 21!

Change your samskaras on August 21!

It’s been my experience that one of the biggest challenges we have during our stay on this planet is to live comfortably with the patterns and tendencies that make up our individual personality and character. The Sanskrit word for such tendencies is Samskara, and it...
How to do Abhyanga

How to do Abhyanga

  How to do abhyanga Oil Massage A step-by-step guide to daily self massage A daily abyhanga massage with organic oils improves blood circulation, lubricates the joints, calms the nerves, increases mental alertness, helps the body efficiently eliminate toxins,...
Our tendencies in the rearview mirror

Our tendencies in the rearview mirror

  For many fellow New Yorkers, owning a car in the City was pointless. New York has one of the best public transportation systems in toe world (even the 100 year-old subway) and if you want to leave town, there are multiple options, including renting a car by the...
Journey versus Destination

Journey versus Destination

I realize that I’ve not updated my blog as much as I hoped to. The last 5 days in Madurai were busy with more purgation therapies and several day trips to some temples and, of course, some shopping! I do have more stories, experiences and photographs to share, but I...
A day at the Temples!

A day at the Temples!

Yesterday, we left the comfort and seclusion of the resort, and headed into town to see some of Madurai’s temples. Our first stop was Koodal Azhagar Temple. One of the most interesting features about Koodal Azhagar Temple, is that it started out life as a solid piece...
Stamina for Vamana!

Stamina for Vamana!

As many of you know, I was prescribed the Ayurvedic therapies of Virechana and Vamana. Virechana is the internal oleation process, which penetrates deep into the tissues and joints and removes toxins, which aren’t water-soluble (heavy metals, etc). This process brings...