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April Sangha: Children's Health

Ayurvedic wisdom can create a healthy and happy childhood and can protect children from common typical ailments. Ayurveda can also arrest the modern day epidemics of asthma, eczema, and ear infections through the diet and lifestyle targeted for very young and prepubescent children. Discover natural ways to keep your children healthy and happy.

What to expect:

  • Discuss some of the common ailments of our children
  • Discover spices and herbs that benefit children
  • Watch master chef Sanjaiji Mathur demonstrate recipes to keep our children healthy and happy
  • Specific Ayurvedic pediatric guidance to be discussed, such as: 

    1) Mealtimes and healthy digestion
    2) Kitchen medicine – Ayurvedic Home Remedies
    3) Creating a daily routine — in Sanskrit called “Dinacharya” — for kids
    4) Mental & emotional health: improving focus, creating calmness, clarity, and alertness
    5) Natural help for ADD, ADHD, hyperactivity and special needs
    6) Maintaining immunity and strength throughout the season

  • The Sangha is both practical and sublime, incorporating practical health promoting and disease preventing measures from Ayurveda along with applied knowledge from the allied traditions of Yoga and Vedanta to help transform the body, mind and soul.

You will leave empowered with health-promoting knowledge and personal insights you can readily apply, and easy seasonal recipes using Ayurveda's super foods and digestive spices.

Come learn about Ayurveda’s uplifting science and spirituality, transformative lifestyle and healing foods and flavors.

Time: 2 pm to 5 pm, with a Vegetarian Potluck* to follow at 5pm 

* No meat, fish or eggs. Dairy okay.

Cost: Free to the community; donations of $10 are appreciated. All proceeds go to expanding our future sanghas, charitable events, and/or charitable organizations chosen by Vedika Global.

Teachers: Vedika's core faculty as well as graduate students

Bring:  Please bring an item for a vegetarian potluck meal at 5pm and/or flowers to add beauty to the space :)

Feel free to invite friends or family (just add them as "plus ones" to your RSVP so we know about how many to expect). Manageable children and infants are okay to bring.

A note about RSVPs: If you RSVP "yes" and your plans later change, please adjust your RSVP on the site. This helps us plan how much food to prepare for the cooking demos (everybody gets tasty samples!) Thank you.

What's it like? For a glimpse into past sanghas, please use the link below to view videoclips of past sanghas:

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  • Lynn

    I invited a friend a mother of one 3year old son. Today she contacted me to let me know how grateful she is to have gone and learned so much. We had three doctors of Ayurveda give prevention and remedy tips to very common childhood ailments! Excellent information :) A Vedika Gurukula student gave a presentation for the children also.

    1 · April 29, 2013

  • Lynn

    Just thinking through my spring recipes as to what I might cook and bring to share :).

    1 · April 23, 2013

  • Sreedev M.

    My "guests" are 1st and 2nd year Vedika students.

    March 25, 2013

  • Sreedev M.

    My "guests" are first and second year Vedika students :)

    March 25, 2013

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