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ARCHIVE: Mar 2011

The Fasting Pulse (part iii) Posted on:

The fast is over and I feel privileged to have had the experience of observing the participants and the effect it had on their respective doshas.

As none of the participants shared an identical prakriti (natal doshic type), any similarities in the pulse were mainly isolated to the influence of … (read more)

The Fasting Pulse (part ii) Posted on:

It’s the end of the first week of fasting and the impact of the fasting on the pulse has been very informative.

While fasting is used as therapy in Ayurveda, it is only recommended in specific circumstances. Certain dosha types are excluded from fasts (eg, Vata) as the act of … (read more)