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.

Category: Recipes

Vata pacifying recipes

Apple and Millet Breakfast.? A warm, nourishing breakfast that is easy to digest, alkalizing and protein rich. It favours sweet, sour and salty tastes making ideal for people with a Vata body-type. 2 apples – delicious, pink lady or fuji – cut into 2 cm cubes ½ cup of hulled organic millet ¼ cup of…
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Pitta pacifying recipes

Martin’s Quinoa Treat. This recipe comes from a friend of mine who runs a popular vegetarian restaurant in Darwin. Customers travel from all over the Northern Territory to partake of this dish. It combines all six tastes described in Ayurveda making it a well-balanced meal. 1 kg pears - diced ¾ cup quinoa (50% red…
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Kapha pacifying recipes

Buckwheat Pancakes. 1 ½ cups of buckwheat flour 1/2 cup of oat bran 1 tsp of baking powder 1 pinch of cinnamon powder ½ tsp of sea salt 1 ½ cups of plain yoghurt 1 ½ cups of water 1 egg 2 tsp of sunflower oil Mix together all the dry ingredients in a large…
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Kitchadi – for all doshas

?Khichari – nutritious dahl and rice stew. ½ cup of basmati rice ½ cup of split mung dahl 8 cups of water 1 TB of ghee A pinch of asafoetida 1-2 tsp of mustard seeds 1-2 tsp of cumin seeds 1 tsp of fenugreek seeds 1 bay leaf or 5 curry leaves 1 tsp of…
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