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Best Guides: May

Best Guides: May

Welcome to my new Ayurveda Best Guides: I’m excited to bring you the best foods, spices and practices to support your sacred, sumptuous wellness, month to month. Please enjoy these tips and recipes… Share with those you love and and let me know how they nourish you in body, mind and soul!

Ayurveda Talks #7: Sandhiya Ramaswamy

Ayurveda Talks #7: Sandhiya Ramaswamy

A teacher of Ayurveda at the California College of Ayurveda, Sandhiya has a passion for Ayurvedic cooking and for teaching people how to eat for health and wellness. In this interview she talks about her own personal journey that took her from corporate banking to kitchen alchemist.

Ayurveda Talks #6: Professor Diana Lurie

Ayurveda Talks #6: Professor Diana Lurie

Professor and researcher in neurosciences, a certified  Ayurvedic Practitioner, and founding Editor of The Ayurveda Journal of Health, Dr. Lurie is a leading figure in the advancement of Ayurveda in the west. Sharing astonishing research and affirming insights, Dr. Lurie gives a powerful interview.

Ayurveda Talks #5: Lorilee Gilmore

Ayurveda Talks #5: Lorilee Gilmore

Challenging us to think differently about wellness, Lorilee invites us to invest more time in deep stillness and talks about what that has done for her. She also shares the three important ways she begins each day.

Ayurveda Talks #3: Amadea Morningstar

Ayurveda Talks #3: Amadea Morningstar

In this interview, the joyful Amadea Morningstar talks about the importance of nourishing ourselves wisely, with tips and advice for greater life harmony – and finally a song of harmony as blessing!

Sisters & Sages: Melissa Ambrosini

Sisters & Sages: Melissa Ambrosini

Episode #4 of Sisters & Sages interviews Melissa Ambrosini, bestselling author of Mastering Your Mean Girl and Open Wide, and host of ‘The Melissa Ambrosini Show’ podcast. {Video | Podcast}

Sisters & Sages: Episode 3 with Dr. Vandana Shiva

Sisters & Sages: Episode 3 with Dr. Vandana Shiva

In this Episode #3 of Sisters & Sages you get my full interview with Dr. Vandana Shiva, who whose intellect, activism and warm heart make her beloved worldwide and one of my heroes. {Video | Podcast}

Sisters & Sages: Episode #2 with Sri Mooji

Sisters & Sages: Episode #2 with Sri Mooji

In this Episode #2 of Enlightening Interviews with Sisters & Sages I had the honor of sitting with Sri Mooji, who gracefully offers tools and inspiration for a life of presence and joy.
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Sisters & Sages: Kia Miller

Sisters & Sages: Kia Miller

I am excited to announce a new series, Sisters & Sages – conversations with friends, teachers and thought leaders – mostly to share with you their wisdom, humor and heart. {Video | Podcast}

My Autumn *10 for 10* Ayurvedic Cleanse

My Autumn *10 for 10* Ayurvedic Cleanse

Would you like to feel clear, balanced, renewed, vibrant in mind and light in body? Is it time to detox, reset, restore? My 10 For 10 is simple, short and effective. {Details | Purchase}

The Hands of Love

The Hands of Love

What is the one easy thing you can do to optimize your vitality and uplift our world?
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Love

Love

Remember Oliver singing, “Whe-e-ere Is Love”? {Video}

Why No Ice?

Why No Ice?

Ayurveda’s essential tip for optimal digestion. {Video}

Imagine…

Imagine…

It’s been 50 years since the Beatles went to India, and it changed the world. {Video}

Ganga Yoga

Ganga Yoga

Flowing down from the peaks of the Himalayas, the emerald river Ganges inspires. {Video}

IYF 2018

IYF 2018

The International Yoga Festival is pure joy. Come join us. {Video}

Chronobiology

Chronobiology

Everything moves in cycles. Syncing up is the key to radiant health. {Video}

Moon: Disrupting Food Traditions in Sicily

Moon: Disrupting Food Traditions in Sicily

{Video} On a sunny island in the middle of the Mediterranean live the most inventive, creative, beautiful and beauty-loving people who serve up love and joy in dishes that wow.

Finding Ayurveda in Italy

Finding Ayurveda in Italy

Drago is a darling shop of herbs, and specialty foods that recently added a restaurant to highlight the delicious wellness of Sicily’s culinary traditions. {Video}

Ayurveda in Italy

Ayurveda in Italy

Cooking with whole, natural food is a passion for Sicilians, so while visiting Ortigia, an historic island in the strategic heart of the Mediterranean, I wanted to meet master chef Fiora Piccione to learn what makes her cooking heritage so unique.

Separate or Whole?

Separate or Whole?

Food is Nature. Your Body is Nature. And Nature is Intelligent.
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Letting Go

Letting Go

Video: Why it is so hard, and what to do about it.

Ganga Yoga & The Divine Feminine

Ganga Yoga & The Divine Feminine

I love Yoga, the river Ganges and the connection we all have with life itself – the radiance, the beauty, the love. For the occasion of this year’s International Yoga Day, my beautiful friend Sandra posted this interview relating to that…

Movie: The NEW Science Behind Yoga

Movie: The NEW Science Behind Yoga

With great gems from wonderful people, like Mooji, Dr Bruce Lipton, Puyja Swami Chidanand Saraswati, Dr. Sat Bir Khalsa, Dr. Mithu Storoni, and many more…

What is Pancha Karma?

What is Pancha Karma?

At the core of Ayurvedic healing is a system called “Pancha Karma.” Watch my video to learn about this sumptuous way of deeply healing the body, and mind.

True Freedom Is A Mind Game

True Freedom Is A Mind Game

What does it mean to be truly free? Yogis have always searched for a true experience of freedom. One step is to “own your mind.”

The Power of Service

The Power of Service

Would you like to “up” your game? Be healthier? Have more energy? Increase the love or sizzle in your life? Do you know what research scientists are finding to be the number one way to improve every area of your life?

Spring Navratri Meditations

Spring Navratri Meditations

With a new moon, a new morning star and the new spring season, this is the time to till the soil of the heart.

Cleanse Veda TV

Cleanse Veda TV

The Spring season of my Ayurveda TV show has come to the U.S! You can watch it now.

Sri Mooji: What 1 thing?

Sri Mooji: What 1 thing?

Mooji has a brief message on what we should all know, and do, each and every day. Hint: It’s simple, quick and easy!

Oh Darling…

Oh Darling…

Let’s Be Adventurers!

Following the call of the wild…

Seva, Seeds & Sages

Seva, Seeds & Sages

I invite you to help me support the sovereignty of seeds, the rights of rivers, a Himalayan school for girls and the International Yoga Festival 2017.

Video: Be You Now

Video: Be You Now

{Video} Self-Realization is radical self-acceptance and the time for that is now.

The Best of Times

The Best of Times

16 reasons I am grateful for 2016. Thank you for being a part of it.

TKV Desikachar

TKV Desikachar

In August 2016, the world said goodbye to one of Yoga’s finest teachers, TKV Desikachar. In deep gratitude, I share this video of a Yoga sequence inspired by his teachings.

Food – A Love Story

Food – A Love Story

Offering you real, whole, enduring nourishment, Food: A Love Story is a collection of delicious recipes and

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