01A - Welcome Text Slide

Friday Night Lectures

Our Seminars and Summer Intensives begin on Friday evenings. These are free lectures that are open to everyone.

Recorded Lectures - February 22nd, 2019

Food is Consciousness

A perennial favorite at The Ayurvedic Institute. The menu is:

A quick and easy-to-make dish of savory poha (flattened rice) and spicy Indian chai
Nourishing kitchari and sambar soup
 …

February 22nd, 2019

Recorded Lectures - February 23rd, 2018

Conscious Cooking with Ayurveda

True nourishment happens when we cook and eat with awareness. This includes awareness of:


agni, our digestive fire
our state of mind while cooking and when eating
the basic principles of  …

February 23rd, 2018

Recorded Lectures - June 27th, 2014

Marma Chikitsa

A marma is a vital energy point accessed on the skin's surface, serving as a bridge between body, mind, and spirit. Touching a marma point changes the body's biochemistry and can unfold radical,  …

June 27th, 2014