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“Health is not mere absence of disease. It is the dynamic expression of life”

 – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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Life is a Journey - The Art of Living Retreat Center

Life is a Journey

The path of life doesn’t always take us where we want to go. Sometimes, circumstances force us to deal with things we don’t want to have to deal with. Other times, where life takes us is so much better than our grandest dreams.   Life is a journey. I was reminded of this the other …

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Can my body survive?: The Sri Sri Yoga Teacher Training Course

  While taking a three-week course in the mountains of Boone, I spent the first week battling doubt in my abilities. The second week brought many other hurdles. My mind was willing, but could my 50-something-year-old body handle the course?   Luckily, sensing the exhaustion of the class, Krishan Verma, the Yogi Master, adjusted the …

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Ayurvedic Recipes - Sauteed Greens

Ayurvedic Recipes: Sauteed Greens

Ayurveda calls collard greens sattvic.  This implies that they support peacefulness and purity of body, mind, and spirit. Collard greens possess bitter, astringent, light, dry qualities.  Their digestion is aided with spices, healthy fats, and substances rich in digestive enzymes and stomach acid boosting abilities.   Enjoy collards as a side dish, a main dish with …

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