Lifestyle

What is a Rajasic Diet? Is it Good for Us?

Like we mentioned before, the food that we eat has a lot of say in how we feel and how we think - basically our mood, our thoughts and even our actions! While Sattvik foods are right at the top of the hierarchy thanks to all the benefits that they offer to our body and mind, let's now discuss the foods that come second in command - the foods that are Rajasic in nature and increase the Rajas in us. If you go through the post on the explanation of Rajas, you will know that it is something that is...

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What is a Sattvik Diet?

We all know what kind of food makes us lose weight and what makes us put on weight. But have you ever noticed how eating some kind of foods makes us feel nice and happy, while some others make us feel heavy and lethargic? Yes, food not only has an impact on our body but on our mind as well. Actually, food can also determine our mood. Seeing a nice plate of butter chicken and naan might make us happy on seeing it… But after finishing it? Not so much, right? We have already explained about...

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Cultivating a Sattvik Mind!

We spoke about the Gunas of the mind in our previous posts and also elaborated in detail the three Gunas – Sattva, Rajas and Tamas. We also mentioned that it is possible for all human beings to increase or decrease a certain quality of the mind based on their eating habits and lifestyle. Ayurveda says that one can attain the state of Sattva through 1) Aahara, or the food we take in – this includes all the sensory perceptions also that we take in through our sense organs, and 2) Viha...

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