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Upasana and Upavasa Awakens Your Hidden Powers During Navaratri

The Hindu celebration of Navaratri is the oldest unbroken tradition focusing on the Divine Feminine aspect. As recorded by sages of the yore, the entire creation is the manifestation of this divine feminine principle. Navaratri literally means nine nights. This book provides you with information about how to prepare for Navaratri and celebrations beyond this […]

Basics of sattvic cooking

Basics of Sattvic Cooking

There are about 400,000 vegetarians worldwide. Gallup poll (2018) showed that 5% of US adults identify themselves as vegetarians. The number is slightly higher in Canada with 7.1% and lower in Britain (2%). Although for various reasons, most vegetarians have identified the need to learn to cook with delicious vegetables and spices. People have identified […]

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Delightful First Sattvic Meal Plans and Positive Tips for Beginners

Sattvic lifestyle offers many great tools from the Hindu traditions for a stable, healthy, and peaceful life. Meditation is a great way to find peace and calm amid chaos. Yoga helps us build strength, flexibility, and balance. The vegetarian diet has many benefits worth considering, like reduced risk for heart disease, obesity, diabetes, or cancer. […]

Ten More Amazing Secrets of Sattvic Spice blends from around the World

Ten More Amazing Secrets of Sattvic Spice blends from around the World

Living Sattva offers unique sattvic spice blends, some of which are available on sale in the shop. Sattvic, Hindu cooking, makes extensive use of spices. Although there are more than seventy popular spices available, all of them cannot be considered sattvic. This blog post explains more about sattvic spices. Using the right spices in sattvic […]

Can I grow my spices

Can I grow my spices?

Looking at my spice store a visitor asked me this question, Can I grow my spices? Most spices used in sattvic cooking grow in the tropical climate. The spices have a long history of trade and commerce with well-established trade routes by the Middle Ages. Ginger, black peppercorn, cinnamon bark, cloves, nutmeg, cumin, nutmeg- the […]

Are Spices Sattvic?

Are Spices Sattvic?

When I shared the announcement of opening a Living Sattva Store on The WMarketplace, a friend asked me this question, Are spices Sattvic? Sattva is the quality of purity and goodness that is found in all things around us. All around us are several types of fruits and vegetables, most are suitable for eating, but […]

Global Ganesha Chanting

Global Ganesha Chanting

To support friends and families in these challenging times, Living Sattva is offering a #global #prayer session to Ganesha for removing all obstacles on May 15th.  Future sessions will be offered twice a month coinciding with the auspicious times for #Ganesha: Vinayaka Chaturthi (4th lunar phase) and Ganesha Chaturdashi (14th lunar phase).  Join us to […]

Support Your Conscious Expansion

Support Your Conscious Expansion

In recent times, under the assault of the COVID-19 pandemic, the vegetarian lifestyle has come into focus and scrutiny. Vegetarians, a study was rumored to have reported, have less chance of being infected by the COVID-19 virus. But, as World Health Organization clarified, vegetarian diets do not prevent Coronavirus.  However, to slow #climatechange and prevent […]

New Book introducing Hindu Temple

New Book introducing Hindu Temple

It is a blessing to be raised in a #family, and in a #tradition that turns for #divine guidance and intervention in trying times. When we are tested, we need powerful positive messages that will help us remain powerful. Temple has always been that space for millions of #Hindus around the world. In my personal […]

Is Jain food Sattvic?

A reader sent me this question: Is Jain food Sattvic? Jains are a #Hindu religious sect. They have a set of unique #lifepositivevalues they adhere to, such as Ahimsa (non-violence), Aparigraha (non-possessiveness), Anekantavada (multifaceted), Satya (truth), and Brahmacharya (celibacy). These principles have driven their cuisine and their food preferences. Unlike the sattvic diet, Jains do […]

Creation Stories

Human beings have an eternal fascination with #creation. If there is nothing, we create stories to fill up the vacuum. Every human emotion is tied to a story. All searches, even the deep and profound ones, have a story to tell. The ultimate account of a #civilization is the creation story, which details how the […]

New books for Devi Navaratri

Celebration of Devi Navaratri begins with intense spiritual preparation in the period called as Mahalaya Paksha. Why prepare? We prepare to receive the blessings of this holy period in full measure. During this period the divine feminine energy showers powerful blessings that will capitulate us to achieve higher purposes in our life. Our conscious growth […]