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Dream Journaling & Finding Balance

I had one of those strange dreams last night, the kind where it seems to be a mishmash of all sorts of experiences, a combination of waking life experiences and dreamworld created experiences. I know from my years of dream … Continue reading

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The Nineteenth Nakshatra: Mula

The nineteenth of the 27 Nakshatras is Mula, spanning from 0°00′ to 13°20′ in                   Sagittarius/Dhanus in the Sidereal Zodiac. Mula, मूल, means root, source, origin, and foundation, all of which imply the end of one stage and the manifestation of a new one. From the roots, the tree … Continue reading

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The Third Nakshatra: Krittika

The third of the 27 Nakshatras is Krittika, which spans from 26°40′ Aries to 10° Taurus. Kṛttikā कृत्तिका means white spots and is associated with the sisters of stars, the Pleiades. In Hindu mythology the Krittika were six sisters who raised the … Continue reading

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The Second Nakshatra: Bharani

The second of the twenty-seven Nakshatras                                                                      … Continue reading

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The First Nakshatra: Ashwini

The first of the twenty-seven Nakshatras is Ashwini,                                                               which spans … Continue reading

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The Gunas of Ayurveda for Health & Healing

Understanding the three Gunas of Prakriti is not only                                                     helpful when studying our birth charts … Continue reading

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The Gunas: The Three Constituents of Prakriti

Before going further into the Nakshatras and Jyotisha (Vedic Astrology), we need to become familiar with both the three Gunas and the four motivations of life. Let’s begin with the Gunas, which are the intrinsic qualities or tendencies of Prakriti, … Continue reading

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Nakshatras: The Lunar Zodiac

When we think about astrology, most of us will immediately think about the twelve signs of the zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces. When we say someone is an Aries, for example, … Continue reading

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The Four Noble Truths: The Truth of The Origin of Suffering (Samudaya)

What causes us to suffer? What is it that                                                               … Continue reading

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