Sunday, Oct. 17th at 9:00pm ET (USA) /
Monday, Oct. 18th 6:30am IST (India)
“Cow ghee promotes memory, intellect, power of digestion, semen, ojas, kapha and fat. It alleviates vata, pitta, toxic conditions, insanity, consumption and fever. It is the best of all the unctuous substances.”
 Caraka-Samhita. Translated by Sharma RK and Bhagwan Dash, 7th ed. Varanasi, India Chowkhama Sanskrit Series Office, 2002: 537 Sutrasthana 27/232)
In Ayurveda, ghee is considered to be one of the most sāttvik foods and forms an important ingredient in Ayurvedic medicine and diet, given its nutritional and medicinal value. Ghṛta meaning ‘sprinkled’ or ‘to shine.’ In mainstream wellness, ghee is megaphoned to be an all pervading superfood… use it however, whenever, whomever, whichever way! However, in Ayurveda and the ancient wisdom, anything is nectar or poison. So the key question and inquiry: Is it truly sāttvik? How, when, why is it sāttvik or not?
pakveṣu doṣeṣvamṛtaṃ tadviṣopamamanyathā
पक्वेषु दोषेष्वमृतं तद्विषोपममन्यथा II
In this session, Vaidya Rammanohar will shine more of a laser focused light on the nectar and poison aspects of Ghee – some commonly known, some not. He will guide us in:
- How to use ghee to benefit from its wonderful properties, and how not to harm oneself/others in the process.
- Proper use of ghee from the Ayurvedic perspective and texts
- Various benefits of ghee – physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually…
- Answer YOUR questions
- And more!
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VAIDYA P. RAMMANOHAR is the Research Director of Amrita School of Ayurveda. He received BAMS degree from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, India, in 1991 and MD (Ayurveda) degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, India, in 2001. He has international recognition as a contributor in the field of Ayurvedic research for 30 years, with publications that include research papers in indexed journals and chapters in prominent books related to the subject of Ayurveda. He also participates in academic activities at Southern California University of Health Sciences, USA European Academy of Ayurveda, Germany, Ayurvedic Point, Italy, and National University of Rosario, Argentina. A gifted teacher, he has also featured in the new documentary film, "Ayurveda Unveiled".
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