September 2016

Wisdom Re-Kindled

Life is a combination of simplicity and complexity. On one side, life is very simple, on the other side, it’s very complex. While complexity makes life interesting and aids growth, simplicity gives it some breathing space - both are there at the same time.

Control How Much, How and What You Eat with Yoga

Are you finding it hard to resist extra helpings of dessert? Do you binge on chips and chocolate when you know you shouldn’t? Start adapting a yogic lifestyle and see: you just might find yourself resisting that gooey cookie. Yoga is a road to becoming calm and centered in your mind. When your thoughts are still and you feel connected to your Self and to your stomach it is a lot harder to overeat and stuff yourself with food and drink, which makes you dull and overweight.  

Human Capital

It is not easy to maintain poise and composure when you are facing extreme hostility. Precious is the one who can invoke innovation and intuition to navigate through challenges. Hostilities and challenges have utility. These disruptions allow you to test the steadiness you show when burdened with work. The smart ones use difficult times to extract Learning. The Learning process has inherent pain, but the end results bring happiness and joy.  

Mediterranean Diet For Rheumatoid Arthritis

Many studies suggest that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, and vitamin C may be linked to a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis. In fact, we know that rheumatoid arthritis is less severe in some Mediterranean countries such as Greece and Italy. In those countries, the main diet consists of large amounts of fruits, vegetables and olive oil high in omega-3s. The Mediterranean-type diet may even protect against severe rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.  

The Sri Appakkudathaan temple in Tamil Nadu

The Sri Appakkudathaan temple is one of the revered 108 Divya Desams of Lord Vishnu and is located in a village called Koviladi, about 16 kms from the city of Trichy in Tamil Nadu. It is said that Saint Nammalvar’s last compositions were about Lord Sri Appakkudthaan and he had attained Moksham (liberation from worldly existence) at this sacred place. The Lord is offered Appam (Pan Cake) everyday in the evenings, And hence the name Appakkudathaan!