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These delicious cookies are a miniature version of the Linzertorte, an almond pastry tart filled with raspberry or currant jam. Linzertorte is named for the city of Linz in Austria, and has been popular for hundreds of years; in fact, there are recipes for Linzertorte dating back to 1653. Our...Read More
No doubt about it. The time, or zeit, is certainly jumping with Geist, a spirit of a most spectacular character. An arcing rainbow of colors is rising today from the world’s spiritual traditions, given power by the urgent questing of so many people all over the world for unmediated experience of...Read More
Having chosen a path embracing non-Western approaches to health, it surprises some to learn that I have chosen to take the flu vaccine. Because this has elicited such a variety of responses, I would like to share some of the reasons why I chose to do so. First, you have to understand where I am...Read More
Editor’s Note: Andrew Weil, M.D. is a world-renowned leader, best-selling author, and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. This March you have a special opportunity to hear Dr. Weil in person at the Chopra Center’s signature workshop Journey into Healing: What Are You Hungry For? where he...Read More
In Sanskrit, the word Jyotish, translated as “science of light,” refers to the profound and mathematically sophisticated form of astrology originating in the ancient Vedic traditions of India. Sometimes known as Vedic astrology, Jyotish describes the planetary patterns at the time of our birth and...Read More
A mind-body approach is the key to lifelong wellbeing. After promoting this message worldwide for thirty years, Deepak Chopra focuses on the huge problem of weight control in America with exciting new concepts. What Are You Hungry For? is the breakthrough book that can bring weight under effortless...Read More
Gratitude is something all of us understand. For instance, saying “thank you” when we receive a gift takes hardly any thought or effort. It just seems to come forth naturally. In the same way, when someone thanks us for something we did for them, this too feels natural and welcome. In fact, giving...Read More
In Ayurveda the fall season corresponds to two major doshas or mind-body principles: Pitta and Vata. ( Learn more about doshas here. ) Autumn is considered Pitta as long as hot weather prevails, and Vata as it becomes cold. Late fall and winter are known as “Vata season” because they are marked by...Read More
Lack of vital energy is a problem that usually defies conventional allopathic medicine. In most cases, if you go to a doctor complaining of nagging fatigue and flagging enthusiasm for life, you will have a series of blood tests to rule out the diseases that sometimes cause these symptoms. The...Read More

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