Rituals


Oil Pulling Oil Pulling Oil Pulling Oil Pulling


Oil pulling is a natural way to whiten your teeth and detoxify your blood. Here's how to add this ancient Ayurvedic ritual to your...

Puja Puja Puja Puja


Creating a personal puja is a deeply spiritual practice and an integral part of your daily ritual. Learn how to make one that is unique to...

Moonbathing Moonbathing Moonbathing Moonbathing


Moonbathing is the simple act of bathing outside, under the cosmic beauty of soft moonlight. Learn how it can also help cool down your...

Sage Smudging: How to Cleanse With This Healing Herb and Sanctify Your Spiritual Practice Sage Smudging: How to Cleanse With This Healing Herb and Sanctify Your Spiritual Practice Sage Smudging: How to Cleanse With This Healing Herb and Sanctify Your Spiritual Practice Sage Smudging: How to Cleanse With This Healing Herb and Sanctify Your Spiritual Practice


The ritual of burning sage is a powerful way to purify and clear negative energy from your environment. Learn the science behind this...

Make Your Mornings With Ayurveda's Lemon Ginger Detox Tea Make Your Mornings With Ayurveda's Lemon Ginger Detox Tea Make Your Mornings With Ayurveda's Lemon Ginger Detox Tea Make Your Mornings With Ayurveda's Lemon Ginger Detox Tea


Learn how to make the perfect morning cup of tea using these simple ingredients and experience the rejuvenating benefits for yourself.

Diksha and the New Year: It's All About New Beginnings Diksha and the New Year: It's All About New Beginnings Diksha and the New Year: It's All About New Beginnings Diksha and the New Year: It's All About New Beginnings


Diksha, a Sanskrit term meaning 'initiation,' offers us a fresh start. Here we look at the ancient diksha ceremony and ways to experience...

New Year, New Day, New Sadhana: How to Create Your Unique Morning Yogic Ritual New Year, New Day, New Sadhana: How to Create Your Unique Morning Yogic Ritual New Year, New Day, New Sadhana: How to Create Your Unique Morning Yogic Ritual New Year, New Day, New Sadhana: How to Create Your Unique Morning Yogic Ritual


Like every new year, every morning we also have a chance at a fresh start. Sadhana is a daily spiritual (and physical) practice that...

Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice


A sadhana is a daily ritual of yogic practices that gives you a chance to connect with yourself. Learn how to create one as unique as you...

Performing Puja: A 'How-To' on Creating Your Own Spiritual Ritual Performing Puja: A 'How-To' on Creating Your Own Spiritual Ritual Performing Puja: A 'How-To' on Creating Your Own Spiritual Ritual Performing Puja: A 'How-To' on Creating Your Own Spiritual Ritual


Puja is a devotional act, a prayer, or a spiritual ritual that seeks union with the Divine. Learn its history and elements in order to...

The Yogi's 'Staycation': 5 Steps to Turn Your Home Into an Ashram The Yogi's 'Staycation': 5 Steps to Turn Your Home Into an Ashram The Yogi's 'Staycation': 5 Steps to Turn Your Home Into an Ashram The Yogi's 'Staycation': 5 Steps to Turn Your Home Into an Ashram


Spending time at an ashram is simply not feasible for many yogis. Here are five steps to creating the ashram 'vibe' in your own home.

Wake Up and Salute the Sun Wake Up and Salute the Sun Wake Up and Salute the Sun Wake Up and Salute the Sun


Each day presents a new beginning. Rising with the sun reminds us of that opportunity and deepens our connection with the world. Learn why...

Celebrating India's Night of Shiva, Shubh Mahashivratri Celebrating India's Night of Shiva, Shubh Mahashivratri Celebrating India's Night of Shiva, Shubh Mahashivratri Celebrating India's Night of Shiva, Shubh Mahashivratri


Arguably one of Shaivism's most important dates, the Shubh Mahashivratri is celebrated once a year by thousands of Shiva devotees across...

8 Benefits of Daily Surya Namaskara 8 Benefits of Daily Surya Namaskara 8 Benefits of Daily Surya Namaskara 8 Benefits of Daily Surya Namaskara


Why do yogis salute the sun every morning? Learn about these 8 health benefits associated with practicing surya namaskara on a daily basis,...

Morning Rituals for Yogis Morning Rituals for Yogis Morning Rituals for Yogis Morning Rituals for Yogis


How you wake up can set the feeling and tone for your entire day. Learn about some morning rituals used by yogis to get off on a positive...