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Benefits of Sesame Seeds and Oil

Sesame oil - the king of oils is the base of Shanti Body oil. It helps to strengthen the bones, muscles and joints as it contains rich amount of calcium. It has rejuvenating properties mentioned in the ancient Ayurvedic text Charaka Samhita. Known as “til" oil in Sanskrit, this powerful extracted from the tiny seed is enhanced by curing the oil. Curing purifies the oil and supports absorption into the skin. Every Pure Ishvari oil is made using these traditional cooking methods.  Additionally, powerful herbs are coked into this body oil.  Bala - translation Strength,  Licorice - for hydration Dashamula - robust strength in muscles and bones Shatavari - supports in reducing collagen breakdown in skin Tulsi - for its high...

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Being in the Steadiness of your Heart

Emotions are beautiful - it makes being human even more meaningful. Sometimes they can be intense and strong. Sometimes, it may feel like our emotions rule us. That is because, the emotional heart can rule our experiences. That means, we feel run over by intense emotions such as anger, sadness, rage, judgement and often it can lead us to taking impulsive actions such as creating conflict, or yelling or completely giving into sadness and tears in such a way that we are swept up by it.    There is a sacred space for emotions in spiritual healing. Emotions are a beautiful feedback system that is built into us. Just like physical pain tells us to stop touching a flame, emotions...

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YOU ARE THE LIGHT IN YOUR HEART

We are all programmed to think that we are our emotions. We are attached to everything we feel and over time have come to believe that we are what we feel/think.  Today, I invite you to observe your emotions. That means, when an emotion arises, just notice all the qualities of that emotion. Here is an example. What does anger feel like? Does it flow or does it burn? Does the anger feel stagnant or dynamic?  When we begin to observe the emotion versus diving deep into it, we can see what feedback the emotion is wanting us to have. Once we receive the feedback, we can grow and evolve for our highest good.  So today, observe the emotion. Breathe...

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SALAD DRESSING

Stop buying store bought salad dressing. They are filled with cheap oils and artificial ingredients which are alien to your digestive system. This means you body will not digest it and it will accumulate as ama or digestive toxins. Also, each time you buy a pre-made food item, you are using and throwing away bottles and jars. Instead, try homemade, delicious and healthy.  Homemade Salad Dressing 11/2 cup Avocado oil 1/2 cup Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 cup Raw Honey 1/2 cup Nutritional Yeast 2 tsp Salt  2 tsp Pepper 1 large Clove of Garlic  Grate the garlic and place all the ingredients into a mason jar. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and shake it to incorporate the ingredients together. Use...

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