Kapha Pacifying Khichdi – Ayurvedic Balancing Meals with Dr. Christie Smirl

Khichdi, also known as kitchari, is an ancient yogi meal that balances the dhatus(tissues) and doshas(physiological forces). Khichdi is often prescribed to be consumed for 30 days to balance the doshas vata, pitta and kapha to detoxify the body. In India I enjoyed the availability of this nourishing, filling meal anytime of the day. During the …

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Meditation for Compassion Cultivation Dr. Christie Smirl

Compassion is the ability to feel sympathy, empathy, love and humanity for others who are suffering. Compassion can be extended to those in physical pain, mental pain, social conflict, financial hardships and many other situations. How about holding compassion for somebody who is lashing out in anger or fear? In current society there are so …

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