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Honey – The Sweet Liquid Gold!

Honey is known by many names in Sanskrit – Madhu. Hindu gods were oftern associated with bees. Paramashiva , Vishnu,Krishna and Indira are called Madhava the nectar-born ones.

Turmeric – Golden Spice of Life

If you have damaged your system by taking any of the modern day drugs or psychedelic drugs apply turmeric on your forehead every night and take Haritaki – HDH

Vallarai Keerai – The Power Booster Herb!

VK is popularly known in India as Brahmi. It is a powerful medicinal herb that confers immense health benefits primarily for enhancing brain activity and nervous system functioning, besides mitigating joint pain in arthritis, healing stomach ulcers and decreasing stress, anxiety.

Tridosha in Ayurveda

Vaata, pitta and kapha, together referred to as tridoshas.Doshas are the vital energy forces which control the activities and govern the physical, mental and intellectual structure and function in an individual

Food and Hinduism

Gomata – The Sacred Cow

Hindu scriptures extol the divine Kamadhenu, the wish fulfilling cow goddess, and all earthly cows on planet earth are earthly embodiments of her.

Rice in Hindu Rituals and Traditions

Because of its basic life-sustaining qualities, rice is revered as a potent symbol of auspiciousness, prosperity and fertility and therefore is used extensively in Hindu rites and rituals

The Ubiquitous Rice in Bhaga Shastra Cooking

The variety of rice preparations are indeed many – as widely varied as the cultural diversity of this country – from coast to coast, from the mountains to the valleys, East to West, North to South.

Food Offering to God – Naivedyam

The food that is offered symbolically stands for our ignorant consciousness, which we place before god for spiritual enlightenment. After he suffuses it with knowledge and light and breathes a new life into our bodies, it makes us divine.

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