Pacifying the Mind during Vata Season with Kamalesh Ginger Hooven

Oct 13, 2022

Episode 257

Kamalesh Ginger Hooven is interim Provost of Mount Madonna Institute, a regionally accredited college located on the central coast of California where she is the Director of the Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy program.  

In this episode Colette chats with Kamalesh about the mind and in particular, balancing the gunas/qualities of the mind during Vata season. They discuss the following:

  • How the mind is affected during Vata season.
  • The three gunas/qualities of the mind.
  • The four minds:
    • Chitta 
    • Buddhi
    • Manas
    • Ahankara
  • Tips to help balance the mind and body.
  • Navigating emotional times.


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