Celebrated as a gift of life
There is no knowing when yoga really began. There is a solid history going back for 15,000 years but no one really knows about the people who lived before then let alone what they thought and how they lived.
What is clear is that yoga began either in India as we know it today or in very close proximity,
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And a brave new world
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Western allopathic medicine is a new phenomenon when we consider the timespan of human history. No one is quite sure how long human beings have lived on this planet as past knowledge has mostly been lost and what people believe is largely theoretical.
Throughout history, lifespan and health have been dependent on good fortune like food
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Piles and anal discomfort
Haemorrhoids or piles are swollen veins in the region of the anal cavity, (singular haemorrhoid). This inflammation can happen to anyone and the first symptom is often discomfort.
The blood vessels that swell to become piles surround the anal canal and serve as cushions to help with stool control. They can enlarge and or prolapse to cause discomfort, pain or
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Generations of ignorance
The Buddha taught that ignorance is the cause of suffering, so what did he mean by that?
We all know that the fire is hot and therefore we do not put our hands too close because we know that the fire will cause pain and physical damage. We know that if we drive our cars ridiculously, then we are likely to crash
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A symptom of systemic breakdown
Considering that we live in such a dysfunctional, polluted and violent world, and despite a very strong drive to have sex and perpetuate our species, it is hardly surprising that so many couples have difficulty conceiving and having children.
To understand reproductive dysfunction from a holistic perspective, it is helpful to remember that we exist as a part of the
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For relaxation and therapy
Massage is the world’s oldest healing art stemming from when we bump ourselves, with a little rubbing the ouch is often quickly alleviated. It is because massage has been a part of human history extending back beyond any recording that it is considered an instinctive gift that everyone contains.
There are thousands of different massage schools around the world that teach
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A foundational practise
Most people understand that activities go better with some planning and while some things that occur spontaneously can be brilliant, some can go horribly wrong.
Whatever we do, we want to be successful but sometimes the best planning and our most sincere actions don’t always result in success. But if we look at some of the people who meditate, they range from
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We know we are alive, but:
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Why are we alive and what is life? There was once a time when parents told their children a trivial lie about where they came from and yet today more enlightened parents will tell their children that they were created in their mothers belly.
While this physical aspect of creation happened in that place,
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Also known as Eurycoma and Longifolia Jack
Tongkat Ali is a tall slender shrub which grows wild along the hilly slopes of the rainforests of S.E.Asia and in Malaysia it is sometimes referred to as the ‘herb of a hundred healing qualities’ by the people of south-east Asia. It has of late been identified as also having unique male sexuality improvement qualities.
Research has shown
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The stuff of life
The water carriers
Most of us appreciate the value of fresh water and without it we could not survive. The entire substance of our bodies is about 70% water, but this is more in babies who are almost 80% water and it decreases to almost 60% in older adults.
It is interesting that the surface area of the earth is
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