Archive for the ‘ANCIENT WISDOM FOR MODERN TIMES’ Category


In this series let’s look at the olden ways of getting rid of exfoliating the skin with natural and holistic soaps. Let’s go back in Krishna’s era; when supreme personality of Godhead Lord Shri Krishna Himself appeared on earth. In Bhagwat puran it is clearly mentioned that baby Krishna was given a bath with cow’s urine and dung after he killed the demon Putana who fed the baby Krishna with her poisonous milk. This shows that in ancient times people considered cows to be so sacred that even their urine and dung was considered to be pure. Modern research has already proven that Cow dung has many antibacterial and other therapeutic properties which when used on skin can not only help it to keep health but also increase the glow of the skin. The soaps made of cow dung also contain natural herbs such as Neem, Camphor etc that makes […]

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The invaluable dung ash If I claim that cow dung ash is so precious that it can save us from international debt slavery; would you believe me? But the fact is it may not be possible to assign any price in monetary terms to the ash which is left over after cooking on the dung cakes. Allow me to enumerate various uses of cow dung ash that has been part and parcel of Indian culture. Preservation of food grains In olden days, the kings used to preserve jowar for their subjects for use during drought year. For preserving jowar to last for years, ash of equal weight was mixed with jowar, and it then could be stored in this way for 12 years without any damage. Even in normal; course people could store food grains for 2 to 3 years in their storage tanks made of clay in each household, […]

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The last description gave details of how modern toothpaste are dangerously harmful not only; to our teeth but to the general health as well. Let’s take a look at the ancient methods of maintain dental health and its benefits in today’s era too if followed sincerely. In olden days people used DAATUN (TWIGS OF NEEM, BABUL, KARONJI TREES) to brush teeth. Yes, to brush the teeth, if that surprises you a bit. The teeth of this generation people remained healthy, cavity free and perfect even at a ripe of 70 years. These people could eat sugarcane without having difficulty while peeling it with their teeth. DAATUN was an excellent toothbrush which could be disposed off after each use and what more; being natural; it was biodegradable and thus safe for environment unlike the modern toothpaste which contains non biodegradable chemicals that pollutes the environment. Tooth paste requires the use of […]

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