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


Interview of 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 [...]

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: , , , |

Holistic AYM Seminar in France 13-14 June 2020

A Holistic AYM seminar will take place on 13-14 June at the Trimurti Village, Golfe de St Tropez in France.  Vaidya Asvin Barot and Dr. N.G. Kostopoulos will be sharing the principles of Ayurveda and the practice of Yoga and meditation.  For more information please contact [email protected] 1- Reservation form : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfXCf54TXi2s79sO2kK0QGRw47kjBHac_e_4GeucFTdkEwt4Q/viewform?usp=pp_url 2- Reservations [...]

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 [...]

Disease and Energies

Disease is a result of an imbalance in the dosas while health is the result of balanced dosas. - Astanga Hrdayam Ch. 1 / v. 20 The three energies (dosas) of vata, pitta and kapha have a unique balance for each person and that is their natural energy pattern or Prakruti. If this natural pattern is disturbed (Vikruti) then diseases occur. [...]