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Regimen for healthy monsoons

Sujal Torgal Patil Prevention is one of the two basic objectives of ayurved which has been emphasised more often than the second one, which is cure. Ritucharya or ideal seasonal regimen forms an integral part of ayurvedic preventive medicine. Altogether six seasons have been detailed throughout the year. Varsha ritu or the monsoon season comes under the southern solstice (winter …

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Shut down your karma factory

Sadhguru Every moment of your life, whatever you do or don’t do, your karma is dissolving. The very life process is dissolution of karma. You have a certain amount of allotted karma, which we refer to as prarabdha. The prarabdha is working itself out. But the problem is the production factory is working overtime – new karma is being piled …

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Nature connectedness: Looking for answers on a beach

Techniques involving nature are gaining popularity in cultures where people spend a lot of hours indoors, thus an attempt to get human beings out into nature. Aldina Braganza We have one life to live. So how do you want to live it? I stood on the beach the other day asking myself this exact question. Tied down to your purpose …

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Stand up for yourself

The viral video of Durga Gawde being assaulted and molested in Saligao is urging people to popularise the hashtag #StandUpForYourself. NT BUZZ gets a few people to share their views NT BUZZ The recent viral video of Durga Gawde being beaten on a busy Saligao road and molested in full view of the public, has alarmed the people of the …

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A world of wisdom

The Mahalaxmi Prassadik Hindu Vachan Mandir in Fontainhas is said to be Panaji’s first privately run public library. 112 years later it is still standing tall CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ The Latin Quarters of Fontainhas may be famed for its unique Indo-Portuguese styled architecture. But history also abounds in this picturesque and serene location. Among these structures of old …

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Enterprising entrepreneurs

NT BUZZ A lively exhibition featuring the women entrepreneurs of Goa was held at Caculo Mall. The aim of the exhibition was to create a platform for entrepreneurs, homemakers and students to showcase and sell their products. The exhibition had handmade jewellery, paintings, artificial flowers, crafts, clothing, fashion accessories, Goan sweets, pickles, plants, saplings, fertilisers, bags, paper crafts, organic skin …

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Goa goes green

NT BUZZ On the occasion of World Environment Day, Goa ForGiving in association with ‘Think Panjim’ and ‘Transform Goa’ inaugurated the ‘Million People, Million Trees’ campaign at the FL Gomes Garden in Campal. The theme for this year’s World Environmental Day was ‘Air Pollution’. In Goa, in the name of development thousands of trees are being cut leading to poor …

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History behind the rosogolla

Zubin D’souza Of late the Indian culinary world is in the midst of a gripping drama that has been unfolding with strange twists and turns. Things came to a head on July 30, 2015. Two neighbouring states – Bengal and Orissa have both laid claim to the invention of the rasgulla which is a sweet that is loved by many …

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Stop Living in Fear

Sadhguru Q: I find that fear cripples me and restricts me from doing many things. But fear also serves as a self-protection mechanism. How do I create a balance so that I can protect myself but not be restricted? Sadhguru: For a lot of people, it is only fear which saves and protects them because they have never invested a …

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Six hat thinking: A technique to streamline thoughts

As you may have experienced it yourself, thoughts can play havoc with your life. However, if you can control thoughts from hijacking the way you feel and behave, then you have learnt the art of resilience. So today I share with you a problem-solving technique that is popularly used in the corporate world but can be applicable to individuals. Aldina …

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