The conch shell – its significance

In India the Conch Shell represents the five great elements – Earth, Water, Fire,
source of all existence, a cosmic womb. In Indian mythology, when the God Vishnu
of the Vedas. Today in India the conch shell is blown at the beginning of the
environment. Vishnu’s conch is also the symbol of Dharma, the cosmic law

Air, Space and is known as The Panchajanya. The Conch is understood as the
blew through the conch, the primordial sound Aum emanated taking the form
sacred rituals as its vibrations are said to dispel negative energy and purify the
behind all creation.

  • Courses

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Welcome to Ayurvedic Healing.

I am a Sydney based medical doctor, Ayurveda and Yoga therapist and writer. This website contains general information about Ayurveda, the traditional healing system of India and presents Ayurvedic medical services and products, including my book – ‘The art of balanced living – the right diet and lifestyle for your body type’ and USB “Meditation for healing and relaxation”. There are also free Ayurvedic recipes for the current season and articles on various aspects of Ayurvedic healing which can be downloaded.

shaun mathews

Dr. Shaun Matthews
Holistic Medical Practitioner
& Ayurveda and Yoga Therapist

M.B., B. Ch. (National University of Ireland),
Cert. Ayu Med (Gujarat, India),
Cert. Yoga Teacher Training (Bihar, India),
Cert. Somatic Integration, Cert. Iridology. Cert. Astrology.

Upcoming courses

The Institute for Connected Living and Wellbeing.

Courses offered in 2016.

Foundation Course - Being Connected - starting on 18th February 2016 for 4 weeks. This is our foundation course, level 1 of the three following courses. It looks at how we can create a way of being that involves the skilful use of attention to both our inner and outer worlds. The inner world of thoughts, feelings and sensations and how that influences the outer world of relationships, goals and ultimately the life we choose. Creating a confident, relaxed way of being while still retaining our vitality and enthusiasm for life. This course will include meditation, discussion, brain training exercises, movement, health tips, connection and plenty of fun.

Master class - Shaping Your Mind - starting on 21st April 2016 for 4 weeks. As the latest research in neurobiology affirms, our thoughts, intentions and behaviour literally shape our brain. This course will look at how acutely receptive our minds are and how we can transform our attitudes and behaviour. We will create an empowered way of being – physically, emotionally, intellectually and energetically.

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