Ayurvedic Guide to Winter

By Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari Vibrant Ayurveda Wellness Centre, Gold Coast Now the hot summer and the dry autumn is over, we can take a deep breath, and welcome the winter season. The days are still getting shorter and nights longer. As the temperature drops down, and the cold of winter settles in, we are […]

The Purpose of Yoga Is To Open Bondages

By Yogi Ashwini Patanjali Yogsutras were given 4500 years ago, they do not give description of any asana. There is only one line – sthir sukham asanam. That is, a posture in which you are still and at peace. So any posture that can be maintained for long hours without movement or discomfort is an […]

A Shimla cafe where prisoners serve pizzas

A Shimla cafe where prisoners serve pizzas

By Vishal Gulati Shimla It’s a real life scene right out of reel life. Hindi films “Karma” and “Do Aankhen Barah Haath” showed convicts being taken out of prison to be reformed. Now, in Shimla’s first Book Cafe inmates of a sub-jail near here are trained by a renowned hotel to serve cookies and pizza […]

12 Reasons Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Yoga

12 Reasons Every Pregnant Woman Should Do Yoga

Caroline Bagga, Founder of Mother Nurture Yoga, Sydney’s Leading Pregnancy Yoga School, talks about the importance of staying active during pregnancy and the many benefits of Pregnancy Yoga. We all know that a healthy lifestyle is important. When you are pregnant, your baby is completely relying on you so it’s even more important to stay […]

Relish pani puri, samosa ice creams in New Zealand

Relish pani puri, samosa ice creams in New Zealand

By Nivedita Auckland What if you could get a punch of spicy Indian flavours of pani puri and samosa in your sweet, creamy and frozen ice cream? Giapo, located at the Queen Street here, is serving all this and more inspired by India. “Some of our specialties are jacket potato ice cream, pani puri ice […]

Hindus welcome Netherlands’ move to train soldiers in yoga

Hindus welcome Netherlands’ move to train soldiers in yoga

Hindus have welcomed Netherlands Ministry of Defense’s reported move to train their soldiers in yoga to effectively handle stressful situations and process traumatic experiences; and are urging all world military establishments to undertake yoga programs. Reports suggest that yoga teachers will train some Netherlands armed forces personnel to be yoga instructors with the goal that […]

1 in 6 Australians have chronic back problems

1 in 6 Australians have chronic back problems

An estimated 3.7 million Australians had chronic back problems in 2014–15, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Impacts of chronic back problems, explains the impact on an individual’s quality of life, as well as the impact on the community in terms of economic and disease […]

Westmead’s heartfelt care crosses the seas

Westmead’s heartfelt care crosses the seas

Westmead Hospital’s cardiology team has improved outcomes for patients all the way in India by visiting the U.N. Mehta Cardiac Institute and Research Centre in Ahmedabad. The program, known as Heart Care India, was established by cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Himanshu Desai, and enables the exchange of knowledge, skills and experience. A Westmead Hospital team of […]

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