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.

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 Retreat

Ayurveda, Yoga & Cultural Retreat.

Come and join Dr Shaun Matthews and Dr Rafeena Kidavintavida on this 18 day experience of Ayurvedic healing in Kerala in South India. Escape to a tropical paradise where you can relax, heal and rejuvenate your body and soul.

Your retreat guides are Dr Shaun Matthews, a medical doctor, Ayurveda and Yo-ga therapist based in Sydney and author of ‘The art of balanced living’ and Dr Rafeena Kidavintavida, an Ayurveda physician and Yoga therapist, now resident in Sydney, but who is originally from Kannur in Kerala.

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