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Interview by Dr Nikolaos Kostopoulos for ERT radio (in Greek), October 18th 2019


Interview by Dr N.G. Kostopoulos for Andro.gr, December 28th 2018

The Meaning of Life 28.12.2018 Dr. Nicholas Kostopoulos “Life is now, you need to believe it.” An interview by Kimon Frangakis Source : Andro.gr [ http://www.andro.gr/zoi/doctor-nikolaos-kostopoulos/ ] Appreciating his scientific background (he has studies and experience in classical medicine having also worked in the intensive care unit of a public hospital), the innocence of [...]

Holistic AYM Seminar in France 28-29th September 2019

There will be a Holistic AYM seminar on 28th and 29th September, at the Trimurti Village, Golfe de St Tropez in France.  This will cover topics of Ayurveda, Yoga and meditation.  The seminar will be conducted by Vaidya Asvin Barot and Dr N.G. Kostopoulos and will include the practice of Yoga and meditation together [...]

2019-08-22T08:40:40+00:00Categories: Events Elsewhere|Tags: , , , |

Lecture at Triyoga Studio, London 26th October 2019

Vaidya Asvin Barot and Dr. N.G.Kostopoulos have been invited to conduct a lecture on the practice of Yoga and meditation according to the principles of Ayurveda at Triyoga Studio, London.  This will be a full day meeting on 26th October and will include the practice of Yoga and Pranayama and practical discussion of the [...]

2019-09-11T09:47:50+00:00Categories: Events Elsewhere|Tags: , , , |

Visit by Western Illinois University Students, Holistic Health Centre July 1st 2019

Fifteen students from Western Illinois University, accompanied by their professor, paid a visit to the Holistic Health Centre.  The objective of their study abroad program was to explore Greek culture from the perspective of holistic practices together with Hippocratic Greek medicine.  Dr Kostopoulos had an informal meeting with them, explaining about holistic healing practices, [...]

2019-08-16T14:46:59+00:00Categories: Recent Events|Tags: , , , |

Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation Meeting, London 8th June 2019

The meeting in London took place at Regents University and was dedicated to the practice of Yoga and Meditation according to the principles of Ayurveda. It was conducted by Vaidya Asvin Barot and Dr N.G. Kostopoulos who spoke about the practical applications of the principles of Ayurveda, Yoga and meditation. The meeting included a [...]

2019-08-22T08:45:45+00:00Categories: Recent Events|Tags: , , , |

Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation Seminar, Sounio 24-26th May 2019

The three day seminar in Sounio took place on the 24-26th May and covered topics of Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation. The presentations and discussions with Vaidya Ashvin Barot and Dr Kostopoulos analysed these topics from both a scientific as well as a philosophical perspective. There was a focus on learning the yoga exercises with [...]

2019-08-16T14:48:55+00:00Categories: Recent Events|Tags: , , , |

The characteristics of Pitta energy

Pitta or fire energy has the following characteristics: sasneha (slightly oily), tiksna (penetrating), usna (warm and warming), laghu (light), visram (with an unpleasant smell), saram (fluid-like) and dravam (liquid-like). The metabolic energy is oily as seen in lubricating oils that spread smoothly on the skin leaving a residue behind. Gastric fluids from the stomach, duodenum [...]

The characteristics of Vata energy

Ruksha (dryness), laghu (lightness), sita (coldness), khara (roughness), sukshma (thinness) and calo (agility) are the characteristic qualities of Vata energy. - Astanga Hrdayam Ch1./v.11. Anything that displays the above qualities, although not necessarily all together, manifests the presence of Vata energy. The coolness of the air we inhale which regulates body temperature and its subtlety [...]