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Navigating Spring (= Kapha) Season: A Time for Renewal and Rejuvenation


Navigating Spring (= Kapha) Season: A Time for Renewal and Rejuvenation

As we bid farewell to the chilly embrace of winter and welcome the gentle warmth of early summer, Ayurveda, the ancient holistic healing system, presents us with the concept of the Kapha season. Spanning from mid-February to the end of April, this season, known as Vasanta Ritu, offers a unique opportunity to align our internal landscape with the natural world, fostering health, balance, and wellbeing.

The Essence of Kapha Season

Kapha season is distinguished by its distinct environmental qualities - dampness, heaviness, lethargy, and a lingering coldness. ...


Date: 26 March 2024    Comments: 0

Navigating the Winter Blues - Make use of the Ayurvedic Wisdom


As winter blankets the world in darkness and cold, many individuals find themselves grappling with the winter blues, a state characterized by lethargy and irritability without reaching the depths of clinical depression. Confronted with factors beyond our control, such as relentless darkness and chilly temperatures, it's crucial to explore holistic approaches rooted in Ayurveda to alleviate the seasonal slump.

The winter blues manifest in various ways, often accompanied by symptoms like fatigue, increased appetite with cravings for carbohydrates and sweets, and a withdrawal from social interactions. Ayurveda attributes the impact of cold weather on the Vata and ...


Date: 31 January 2024    Comments: 0

Enjoy the pre-Christmas season to its fullest whilst staying full of energy and health: tips and tricks for raclette, fondue and co.


The pre-Christmas time is here to indulge and enjoy festive meals with friends and family. As you look forward to delicious raclette, fondue, turkey and other festive delicacies, it's important to look after your digestion too. With a few simple tips and tricks, you can ensure that your meals are not only delicious but also easier to digest. Follow our tips to keep your body full of energy and healthy whilst indulging yourself:

Before the meal

  • Stay sober: Plan your feast so that you don't eat any food in the four hours beforehand. An empty stomach allows for more efficient digestion. However, you ...


    Date: 20 November 2023    Comments: 8

Embracing Mindful Cleansing and Strengthening with Ritucharya


1. Lifestyle: Preparing for Winter: Embracing Mindful Cleansing and Strengthening with Ritucharya

2. Medical: The Ayurvedic medical view

1. Lifestyle: Preparing for Winter: Embracing Mindful Cleansing and Strengthening with Ritucharya - by Alexandra Krahl

Alexandra Krahl is an Ayurveda therapist here at Sanapurna. She is a certified nutritionist, massage practitioner, and ayurveda cook. She is a passionate advocate of Ayurveda and its ...


Date: 24 August 2023    Comments: 0

Unlocking the Golden Elixir: The Wonders and Uses of Ghee in Ayurveda


A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Homemade Ghee

Ghee is clarified butter from which water, protein and sugar have been removed by cooking. Ghee is used in many ways in Ayurveda and has a special significance. Its production is simple and only requires a little time. Since Ghee keeps fresh for months even outside the refrigerator, it is always worthwhile to make a larger quantity of Ghee. The literature describes both sweet and sour cream butter for making Ghee. You may simply test which version tastes better for you. Ideally you can use locally produced butter.

Date: 28 July 2023    Comments: 0

Alexandra’s ayurvedic summer recipes


Alexandra Krahl is an Ayurveda therapist here at Sanapurna. She is a certified nutritionist, massage practitioner, and ayurveda cook. She is a passionate advocate of Ayurveda and its holistic approach to health and well-being. With over 20 years of experience, she has dedicated her career to helping people find balance and strengthen their resources in the face of personal and professional stress factors.

 

 

"As we embrace the vibrant season of summer, I've compiled a collection of some of my ...


Date: 19 July 2023    Comments: 0

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