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Ayurvedic Cooking: Delicious, Cooling Mint Chai

Enjoy this cooler version of chai, which is normally a bit too hot for summer! 

Dr. Marc Halpern Explains Dough Basti, a Deeply Therapeutic Ancient Ayuredic Treatment

Dough bastis bring profound healing to the body and mind. In this short video, Dr. Marc Halpern, the founder of the California College of Ayurveda, explains about the use and creation of dough bastis.

 

Mark your calendar and join us for our 35 hour dough basti workshop, July 18-22, 2016 ~ and bring this bring this amazing healing treatment into your practice!

 

Ayurveda and the Role of the Spleen

“The spleen is a part of the lymphatic system. The normal spleen is 11 centimeters in length located in the upper left portion of the abdomen hidden under the rib cage. The functions of the spleen are poorly understood. It is known that the spleen plays a role in the demise of red blood cells as they squeeze through the spleen’s tiny pores. This releases hemoglobin into the blood.

Ayurvedic practitioner in Nevada City, CA with Jasmine Noble

The California College of Ayurveda is pleased to introduce the Ayurvedic Health Practitioner Interns 2016. Interns have completed their academic studies and work under the supervision of experienced clinical instructors. This semester's talented group of interns comes from throughout the United States, Canada and United Kingdom.

Ayurveda, Yoga and the Meaning of Om, Aum, Amen, Amin, Hum

“The holy Cosmic Sound of Aum (Om) or Amen is the witness of the manifested Divine Presence in all creation.

Ayurveda and Herbs: The Herbal Apprenticeship Program at the California College of Ayurveda

Many types of seeds are planted and grown each year by our Herbal Apprentices. Over the course of the program, the students experience the plants' life cycle from start to finish as they will eventually be harvesting many of the medicines they grew from seed.  

Ayurveda and Two Kinds of Time

There are two kinds of time. One is linear and the other is biological. Both are based on motion.

Ayurvedic Cooking: Delicious Tridoshic Vegetable Curry

Tridoshic Vegetable Curry

1 cup fresh green peas (frozen can be used if necessary)
1 cup carrots, diced
1 cup potatoes, diced
2 cups green string beans or asparagus, cut in 1 inch pieces
2 tbsp sunflower oil or ghee
2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp black mustard seeds
1 tsp sea salt
1.5 cups water
2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp coriander powder
0.5 cups yogurt

Ayurvedic practitioner in San Jose, CA with Haven Bundy

The California College of Ayurveda is pleased to introduce the Ayurvedic Health Practitioner Interns 2016. Interns have completed their academic studies and work under the supervision of experienced clinical instructors. This semester's talented group of interns comes from throughout the United States, Canada and United Kingdom.

Ayurveda and the Importance of Daily Tongue Scraping

The tongue is the entry way to the digestive system. In fact, it is the only part that is easily accessible and observable. Most of us don’t generally think much about it, but there is much information that can be gained from examining the tongue.