Waking the Dead

An experience of therapy is akin to that of waking the dead. We have known of narratives where in, scientists have experimented by inducing death like state in humans or there are people who were...

Raga Music for the emotionally disturbed

The ancient raga system of India is well-known for centuries for its emotional content and impact. The ragas have been selectively used along with appropriate rhythms and beats to address the...

Happy Feet Healthy Body

What it is NOT• Reflexology is not massage and a ‘feel good’ therapy. One must be prepared to deal with the pain that occurs when the reflex points are pressed.• Though reflex points...

Rest, Relax, Rejuvenate

Spas offer instant rekindling of the body, mind and spirit. No wonder they are the destination of choice among stressed-out urban elites. So what do you get in a spa and how do you select...

Ayurveda: Ageless Remedies

In his early years, N.K. Padmanabhan Vaidyar learnt ayurveda from ancient manuscripts handed down by the great masters. Today, at his clinic in Cochin, India, he claims to cure lethal diseases like...