Dhanaulti in May, on the way to Uttarkashi, Harsil and Gangotri

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Prakritilay Samadhi! The blue sky and blue-green-brown hills unlimited were occasionally interrupted by a speck of red rhododendron, a racing car or a file of school kids near Allen Wynberg school on the outskirts of Mussourie.

25 June, 2018 | Views: 8213

The Science behind the number and order of days of the week

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The order of days in a week are defined according to the speed of the planets/astral bodies with reference to the movement of the Earth. There is a relationship at play. Only those grahas are taken whose vibration/light is within range of affecting

12 June, 2018 | Views: 6060

Reetha water hair wash for Sustainable living, the Indian way

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Even as kids, each Sunday morning was reserved for a mustard oil head massage and reetha water hair wash. The oil came from a local oil-pressing machine, Sahu Kolhu to be precise in Narhi, Lucknow. The reetha came from the nearest grocery shop,

11 June, 2018 | Views: 1955

Edible garden inspiration, Dr Prabhakar Rao, Bangalore

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This February, it was a privilege to be with agricultural scientist and sustainable living architect and landscapist Dr Prabhakar Rao for a peek into his years of love for heirloom seeds. He is my mentor in natural farming practices.

11 June, 2018 | Views: 2834


Edible flowers in cold kashayams after pooja

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Some flowers are a great source of phytonutrients. Even those flowers that may be poisonous have some medicinal use. For example Kaner is poisonous if eaten, but a medicine for ear problems is made from it. There is a place for everything in

10 June, 2018 | Views: 1566

Turmeric Orange Honey Ayurvedic Salad recipe

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Pitta increasing turmeric and honey with flavourful oranges, rich in phytonutrients, all in a yummy salad, makes for a lovely start to a winter morning.

09 June, 2018 | Views: 1376



National Botanical Research Institute Chrysanthemum and Coleus Show, 2009

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