Articles by Dr. Marc Halpern

How Alcohol Affects Ojas

It may feel good… for a while, but alcohol is the destroyer of ojas. What Are Ojas Ojas refers to that which stabilizes the body and mind. It supports the immune system, and it keeps … More »

The Three Types of Tamas

Tamas describes a mind/consciousness union that lacks higher Self-awareness. This is called ignorance in Ayurveda and Yoga. Tamas is one of the three mahagunas or great qualities of the mind. Rajas and tamas are causative … More »