Ayurvedic Dyeing - the ancient technique of textiles in natural herbs

Yoga mat and its origins

If we look at the yoga mat and other props, we find that there has been a radical change in the materials and the variety of products on offer to practitioners. We even saw a neat marketing presentation that shows how marketers classify yoga mats. PVC yoga mats Rubber yoga mats TPE (plastic and rubber combo) yoga mats other yoga mats Most of the prominent materials mentioned are modern and as a practitioner,  we (myself and better half) :) were curious to know what did yogis use in the classical sense, before the advent of these modern alternatives? Folklore and ancient...

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Ayurvedic Dyeing - ancient technique of textile dyeing with natural herbs

Ayurvedic Dyeing - ancient technique of textile dyeing with natural herbs

Origins: The concept of herbal clothing is derived from Ayurvastra - a branch of Ayurveda, the ancient 5,000-year-old Indian system of Vedic healthcare. “Ayur” is Sanskrit for health, “Veda” means wisdom, and “Vastra” is cloth or clothing. The royals in South India and their physicians were key to popularize this wisdom of using healing cloths for wellness and treating various ailments. Skin - the largest organ in our body, when exposed to such herbal formulation, acts as the conduit to deliver therapeutic benefits and wellness. Traditionally these healing clothes have been used in Ayurvedic treatments for a broad range of...

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