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Dharma Parenting: Understand Your Child From an Ayurvedic Point of View

Have you ever wondered what makes you, or your child, tick? Why does one child take their time to change, while another is constantly changing and yet another is trying to convince others to change? Are these unique tendencies nature or nurture? According to neuroscientists Dr. Keith Wallace and Dr. Fred Travis at Maharishi International University, the answer lies somewhere in the middle. 

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MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine Degree Program: Student Highlight

In early June, 2016, I had the pleasure of interviewing two excellent students in the online MS program in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine. Both students, Shellie Lackman and Rick Dunstan, are about to complete the second year of this 3-year program.

Shellie Lackman:

Shellie was naturally attracted to the MS in MAVIM program because she has been committed to healthy living all of her life. She came by this interest naturally because both of her parents were very health conscious.

But her study of Maharishi AyurVeda has taken her...

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PhD Student Receives $5,000 Research Grant

Dinesh Gyawali, a doctoral student in physiology, recently received a grant from the Cochrane Collaboration to help subsidize expenses associated with his project to systematically review research on the effect of Ayurvedic preparations on cardiovascular risk factors, specifically high cholesterol.

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Dil Siwakoti: Fulfilling a Childhood Dream

Dil Siwakoti was working as assistant manager in a small restaurant in Albany, New York, when a new customer came in. His name was Tom Bojarksi, a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation technique, who told Dil about his work and travels in India and Nepal. Dil, who grew up in Nepal, immediately took to Tom and soon learned the TM technique from him.

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AyurVeda Student Angela Seng On Physiology and Health Experience

Angela Kristine Seng is one of the department of Physiology and Health’s star students here at MIU. She is a talented Maharishi AyurVeda specialist and researcher that is close to graduating and moving on to even greater achievements. As everyone on campus was preparing for some well-deserved time off during winter break I was able to sit down with Angela for a little while to learn more about her experience in the Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant track and at MIU in general:

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Dr. Schneider Addresses Holistic Medicine Doctors

Doctors wanting to learn more about treating the body by managing the brain recently had the opportunity to hear a talk by Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, dean of the Maharishi College of Perfect Health.

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