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Kavitha Chinnaiyan

Dr. Kavitha Chinnaiyan is a Cardiologist and Professor of Medicine, and an initiate in the Tāntrik lineages of Śrī Vidyā and Non-dual Śaiva Tantra (also known as Kashmir Śaivisim) and has studied Advaita Vedānta, Ayurveda, and Yoga with teachers across the globe. Her workshops, courses, and writings on meditation, Yoga, Tantra, Ayurveda, and non-duality strive to bring these time-honored traditions to modern living in practical ways. She is the author of The Heart of Wellness (Llewellyn Publications, January 2018), Shakti Rising (New Harbinger Publications, October 2017), which won the Nautilus Gold Award for Best Books of 2017, Glorious Alchemy: Living the Lalitā Sahasranāma (New Sarum Press, UK) and Fractals of Reality: Living the Śrīcakra.

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About this course

In this workshop, we will delve into the intricacies of rasa, which can mean many things including the essence of a substance or experience. It also means juice. Rasa is one of the fundamental concepts of Āyurveda and explains the correlation between taste, digestion, health, and mental and emotional states. 

We will explore this intricate relationship in-depth:

  • The six tastes
  • Taste and digestion
  • Taste and emotions
  • Healing trauma through the science of taste
  • Finding joy and peace
  • Rasa as a spiritual path


When: Sunday, July 24, 2022

Time: 10 AM to 3 PM

Where: Light Centre, Belgravia, 9 Eccleston St, London SW1W 9LX, United Kingdom

Cost: £150 (in-person) or £115 (online)

Recordings: Available after the class

No refunds, please. Thank you.