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31 December, 2016

Aantur : Caring for a new mum: Part 1.

Aantur : Caring for a new mum: Part 1.
Posted in : Care for New Mum, Drinks & Desserts, Lifestyle, Recipes on by : Ratna
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  Rooted  deep  in  the  ancient  Indian  tradition  of  Ayurveda  is  the  need  to  care  for  the  new  mum.  This  phase  is  termed  as  “Aantur”  in my  culture.  This  is  as  important  a  part  as  is  the  prenatal  care  and  childbirth.  In  fact  we  say  “Aantur  tola”,  or ‘ lifting  postpartum’  as  opposed  to  helping
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1 January, 2014

Make Ghee, the sacred ingredient

Make Ghee, the sacred ingredient
Posted in : How To, Kitchen, Lifestyle on by : Ratna

It  has  been  cold.  Very  cold.  The  temperature  inside  the  freezer  is  warmer  than  the  outside  temperature. The  days  very  short  and  very  white.  Snowfall  in  the  last  two  months  has  exceeded  that  of  the  whole  season .  The  night  seems  to  come  very  fast. I  lit  a  lamp  with  ghee.  Lighting  a  lamp  signifies
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