Pranayama: Ujjayi (warm breath)

PRANAYAMA: Ujjayi (warming breath)  BENEFITS VATA AND KAPHA Ujjayi Pranayama (Victorious breath), which stretches the breath, warms it before entering the lungs, and helps to build heat in the body. Through this heat, the internal Agni or ‘fire’ is stoked, … Continue reading

Pranayama: Sitali (cooling breath)

 PRANAYAMA:   Sitali (cooling breath) BENEFITS PITTA Sitali Pranayam, also known as Cooling Breath helps to reduce Pitta, extremely beneficial for all doshas during the hot summer months, raised tempers or generally mental agitation. Also recommended for those going through the ‘hot flashes’ … Continue reading

Ceremony

Originally posted on Dreaming the World:
As I sit down to write, a thunderstorm hangs on the horizon. Slowly the mountains fade from view, and the rain and the lake become indivisible. Its tea time, and the pot is on…