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Ayurveda and it's practices can be remarkable for your health, wellness, and happiness. This blog is updated with ayurvedic techniques and lifestyle tips. 

Morning Routine

I thought this might be a good time for your to ask yourselves where you are at in your Dinacharya practices (daily rituals).  Maybe this is a good time to recommit to anything that has lagged.  Here is a helpful list for you to review.  It is translated from Sanskrit texts so hopefully here in the northern hemisphere we are wearing footwear as noted below :)

A Morning Routine

Wake up during predawn hours


Brush teeth

Scrape the tongue

Drink a glass of warm water

Gargle with warm sesame oil

Massage gums with warm sesame oil

Apply cooling salve

or cool water to eyes


Chew aromatic herbs (cardamon seeds good for this)

Exercise appropriately for your constitution

Abhyanga (Self massage with warm oil)

Administer nasya (nasal) oil


ears with warm oil

Apply some warm oil to top of head

Foot massage

Apply body


Bath & grooming

Apply natural fragrances

Dress in clean, pleasant clothes

Wear footwear