Gulab Jamuns at Maigalganj

Maigalganj is a small town which is located on the highway between Lucknow and Sitapur. There are rows of shops on either side of this mandatory stoppage, but it is the Gulab Jamuns that claim fame for this small town. It is almost sacrilegioius to

22 August, 2010

How to improve calcium intake and absorption the Ayurvedic way

coconut and coconut water

Eat plenty of foods that are high in calcium, such as sesame seeds, green leafy vegetables, walnuts, coconut and coconut milk. Warm whole milk is also an excellent calcium-booster, but choose unhomogenized milk for greater absorption. To enhance

23 June, 2010

The spiritual etiquette of eating

South Indian wedding lunch thali

The act of eating is life-giving. The process of eating, according to ayurveda, is something reverent and important for the development of consciousness as well as our physical health. Our bodies need an uplifting and settled environment in order

23 June, 2010

Ayurveda tip - Digestion


Eat your main meal at midday, when your digestion is strongest. It is the high pitta time of the day. The fire is high and food gets digested with minimal waste. More:

06 June, 2010

Food for all


There is no waste: everything has its own use, in the cosmic sense. The animals and the fish in the Ganga get their share

26 October, 2009

Detox regimen with attention to food

avoid processed food

Avoid refrigerated, processed, artificially colored, canned and chemically preserved foods as far as you can. They increases ama or toxic undigested matter in the physiology, tax the body's agni or digestive fire, lack vitality and do not stimulate

01 September, 2009

Say no to Genetically Modified Food


“Poison on the Platter”, is an eye-opening film, made by Mahesh Bhatt and Ajay Kanchan, illustrating how all of our lives are gonna be (adversely) affected by genetically modified foods. It is no more a farmer’s issue alone,

28 March, 2009

Overcome negative by positive