Artful Beginnings

Artful Beginnings

Starting everyday with a creative activity can keep you cheerful, sharp, and happy throughout the day.  Making kolams every morning is a part of sattvic routine for many Hindus, usually women. The routine is brisk and does not take more than ten to fifteen minutes on regular days. After a quick sweep of the surroundings, […]

Sattvic Celebrations during Winter

Sattvic Celebrations during Winter

Winter celebrations for Hindus

Healing Powers of Turmeric

Turmeric, the chief ingredient in curry powder, has been used in Indian cuisine for centuries. It is also used in Ayurvedic medicine and traditional Chinese medicine. In recent years, several studies confirm the healing power of Turmeric for various types of cancers. Turmeric has been found to be effective in clinical trials for various types […]

Much Healthier Than Meat

Lot of times, people tell you that without meat you will be deficient in iron. I have spoken to numerous people and I can tell you this is an important factor. This often is the first step that prevents most people from taking That is old story and myth that has been perpetuated without careful […]

Turmeric for Pets

Turmeric is an excellent medicine for pets too.

Turmeric 101: Beyond First Aid

       Having #turmeric in the kitchen is like having gold. There is no other ingredient in any kitchen that is as versatile as turmeric. Turmeric has a whole pharmacy packed into it. Earlier blog posts of Living Sattva also showed the use of turmeric as a beauty product. This blog post talks about the use […]

Secrets of 6 Sacred Foods for Sattvic Living

Recently, our Guru Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda Swamiji gave two simple guidelines for sattvic living and lifestyle. The first guideline is to incorporate 6 sacred foods in our diet everyday. Second guideline is to chew betel leaf and bilva leaf daily. This is a simple instruction, easy to follow. Until, we look at the ingredients listed […]

Upavasa: The Oldest Technique for Healing

Upavasa is a sattvic practice with many health benefits. This post describes some type of upavasa and their benefits.

Navaratri: Celebrate Divine Feminine Energy

Navaratri: Celebrate Divine Feminine Energy

Celebrate Divine Mother in all her glory during Navaratri.

Living Sattva offers tools for simple, conscious, and blissful living. We integrate and promote the concepts of peaceful coexistence with other creatures on the planet, tolerance, sharing, and caring for the Earth as outlined in Sanatana Dharma. Sattva is a quality of nature that represents existence or reality, the purity, light, divine and harmony. It is the balancing nature of 3 […]

Remarkable Secrets of Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are remarkable in multiple ways!

Approved Sattvic Upavasa plans: The last one is the unbelievable!

Reading the last few blog posts on fasting and feasting, you might have had a question. Since Upavasa does not mean abstaining from food, what is the easiest way to undertake an Upavasa? This blog post provides some models of Upavasa that you can undertake. Goal of Upavasa Upavasa, from a sattvic perspective, can mean […]