Prashanti de Jagar

About Prashanti de Jagar

Based in Marin and in the Himalayas, Prashanti de Jager is a Vedic Science practitioner and teacher, a founder of Organic India, and author of several books on Vedic themes including The Truth Is, and Turmeric, the Ayurvedic Spice of Life. prashantidejager.com

Growing Holy Tulsi

In addition to being grown for medicinal purposes, or as a focus of devotion, Tulsi wood is used for malas, or prayer beads. In the Skanda Purana, Hari Bhakti Vilasa states, “just by touching Her [Tulsi], one becomes pure.” By both chanting the names of God while touching the mala beads, one enters a transcendental [...]

By | April 11th, 2013|Herbs & Spice|4 Comments

The Ayurvedic Benefits of Chia Seeds

Tiny but potent, chia seeds are brimming with benefits that can promote and sustain optimal health. Two notable properties of chia seeds are that they support deep hydration and are an excellent source of high quality fiber. These qualities allow chia seeds to improve and maintain our ojas (inner strength and vitality). Eating chia seeds [...]

By | November 10th, 2011|Ayurveda|6 Comments