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Sprouts, for The Broken Appendix
By Shreejan Sita The appendix has been considered a vestigial organ in modern man. It had its uses for earlier man, before the evolution of homo sapiens. Then two years
Food from the bush
By Dr. Estelle Fourat Living at the Shri Jasnath Ashram as a karma yogi, I've been appointed to write the foreword of a first cookbook and to feed the food
Ghee, The Yummy is in The Science
By Nicola Callan A meal in India would not be complete without Ghee: the more the better. "What is Ghee" you may be wondering? Ghee is a saturated fat which
Aloe Magic In My Belly!
By Shreejan Sita Aloe vera has been used in Rajasthan for thousands of years to sooth digestive "inconsistencies", regulate the immune system, blood and heart, and maintain beautiful skin, among
Bajra Sogra and Millet
By Nicola Callan Millet is a seed from the grass family whose origins trace back to Western Africa. Its culinary use spread to Egypt and Greece and isÂ found as a
Living Karma Yoga
Many of us imagine ashram life as difficult, emptied of worldly delights, a place to hide from the world by silently meditating through the day's long hours. Perhaps there are
Journey to Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)
My journey with Sarvangasana started years ago. It is a journey I didn't realize I was on! As a child, my brother and I used to play, doing shoulder stands
By Luisa Gardin It was on Sunday. The first time that I tasted the black dal here in Ashram, it was on Sunday. A true love was born. I ate
India Hasn’t Enough Yoga Teachers?
Teaching 300 visiting Boy Scouts, Shri Jasnath Asan "It is not the receiver that is blessed, but it is the giver." Swami Vivekenanda FAQ: "I thought yoga originated in India.
Just Throw the Ball
"If Society will not admit of woman's free development, then society must be remodeled." Elizabeth Blackwell I'm not the first idealist to arrive in India convinced that its women are
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