Wellness

  1. Natural Essential Oils - How to Use Them

    Natural Essential Oils - How to Use Them

    Essential oils are the steady helpers of nature – used in ancient medicine for centuries, their popularity and function has not changed much since then, and for good reason! All-natural and with a wide variety of uses, we explore how oils can help you achieve balance and create emotional and physical harmony.


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  2. Dr. Be's Ayurvedic Recommendations for the Rainy Season

    Dr. Be's Ayurvedic Recommendations for the Rainy Season

    Monsoon is knocking, or rather pattering on our door! We checked in with Dr Be, our local Ayurvedic doctor, for her tips on how to to stay balanced in the rainy season.

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  3. What is Sound Healing? A Short Primer

    What is Sound Healing? A Short Primer

    If you have visited Auroville or have been living here for a while, it’s safe to say you have heard about Svaram, a place where you can discover new types of instruments, learn how to make them, play with sound and also, take part in something called Sound Healing. We realize that to the untrained ear, that last bit might not make much sense! To explain the basics, we have put together a short Primer answering the question - what is Sound Healing?

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  4. Black Onyx - the story of a gemstone

    Black Onyx - the story of a gemstone

    How does Goddess Venus give her earthy boons upon us human? She lets Cupid trim her fingernails for them to fall upon Earth to manifest into Black Onyx stones. Or so the myth goes...

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  5. Meet Auroville: Aditya from Essence of Nature

    Meet Auroville: Aditya from Essence of Nature

    We met Aditya from Essence of Nature. He just launched his new brand Essence of Nature crafting nut butters and delicious nut snacks. What is so special about them? How it is to be young and motivated running a start up in Auroville?  We got his answers.

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  6. Ayurveda in Summer

    Ayurveda in Summer

    We have three recipes which will keep you fresh and happy in the hot season. Easy and fast! 

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  7. Meet Auroville: Aqua Dyn

    Meet Auroville: Aqua Dyn

    The Auroville Unit Aqua Dyn is working with water research since many years. In the book "Smart City" several projects of Auroville were introduced - this is an extract from one of the stories. Meet the founder of Aqua Dyn and read about his aim and vision. 

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  8. Oil Pulling - A Natural Solution For Healthy Teeth and Gums

    Oil Pulling - A Natural Solution For Healthy Teeth and Gums

    “Oil Pulling” is an age-old ayurvedic technique which helps maintain oral hygiene and dental health. We had a closer look at its benefits and if it is worth being a new habit. 

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  9. Recipe: Ayurveda Shakti Rose Latte

    Do you want to balance your shakti energy? Have a look at our recipe for a rose latte for a relaxing experience. 

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  10. Spirulina Honey Brightening Face Mask

    Spirulina Honey Brightening Face Mask

    The superfood Spirulina is often added to smoothies and juices - we are discovering it as a great addition to our skin care routine. 

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