The ‘Vedic’ issue

Personalities such as Sri Ramana Maharishi had rare realisations, even for advanced yogis. We cannot simply seek to emulate their atmajnanabhavas or self-realised states today, especially in the west. Becomes intellectual projectory alone. Sri Ramana was a Tamil Brahmin and Sri Ramakrishna was a Bengali Brahmin – even those of us Indians outside their own genetic lineages cannot find a real link with these older and more traditional Hindu […]

The Ayurvedic View of Sex

By Durgadas, Veda Kovid, AYT Ayu. Clin, Ayu. Pharm, AMPKT, AMBT, ALC (c) Durgadas (Rodney) Lingham / Arogya Ayurvedic Health Ltd. All Rights reserved. No part of this article may be copied or reproduced in any manner, except by direct permission from the author. Information provided in this article is purely for educational purposes alone and […]

BOOK EXCERPT: THE ASHWINS DECEND ON EARTH: The Esoteric Story of Ramana Maharishi and Ganapati Muni

Excerpted from my book “Ashwini Rahasya: The Yogic and Ayurvedic Secrets of the Ashwin Gods”, Chapter V.   In the great Hindu Epic, Mahabharata, we learn that the twin Ashwin Gods took avatar (decent) on earth, in the form of the twin Paurava brothers, Nakula and Sahadeva. As discussed elsewhere, the Ashwins represent, as twins, […]

Bhakti (Devotion): The Fundamental Key in overcoming Psychological afflictions

Depression and anxiety plague our modern societies today and several people are either on anti-depressant or anti-anxiety medication, which further complicates their situations and issues. Ayurveda and Yoga however traditionally see these mental afflictions as excesses of the doshas or biological humors as well as the stress and fast-paced society and lifestyle as also the foods we […]