I was in India for four months this summer when a shorter stay got extended due to my grandmother's illness and subsequent passing. I stayed back to care for her and support my family, and had the privilege to be present during her passing. There were many lessons I re...

When my spouse told me that our plants were doing extremely well, I didn't believe it and asked him to send me a visual. The video he shared showed that our garden had turned into a forest!

After two years, I got to visit India with my two children and had the great privilege of living on a rural farm. The long travel to the other end of the planet served as the perfect excuse to reconnect with nature and reset habit patterns toward healthy living. The li...

Earlier this year, our second child was born, and having gone through pregnancy again, I am going share a few tips from an Ayurvedic perspective while they are fresh in my mind.

Make Vaata your friend

Ayurveda's big offering in pregnancy is the understanding that this is...

Based on a talk given for the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM) on May 2, 2016.

 

Spring is called Vasant in Sanskrit. This is a time when a lot of people suffer from allergies. If you think about allergy theory, the conventional wisdom about allergies...

This was part of a class taught at Vedika's Earth Day Sangha, Emeryville, California, Apr 24, 2016

 

To celebrate Earth Day, we will examine four "superhero herbs" that you can plant in your garden.

 

Pomegranate (dadimaha/दाडिम:)

 

This fruit is an energy booster, a brain t...

 

Things sometimes magically come full circle. You see, many years back, I used to work at Stanford University as a Biology Researcher and would benefit from the Department of Medicine's Health Improvement Program (HIP) classes. Back in 2011, when I quit working at Stan...

 

On Jul 16, I had the opportunity of teaching young kids, aged from 6 to 11 years, at Arti Chandnani's CampOkPlease summer camp. Children can be hard taskmasters and are excellent sources of feedback on engagement level. Any topic presented in a boring way won't h...