Ayurveda: What Everybody Needs to Know About This Ancient Healing Technique

Ayurveda is a term that gets used a lot in the yogic community. It is a multi-faceted concept that can sometimes be difficult to absorb and apply to our own lives. This handy guide will help bring light to the … Read More

Tropical Fruits of Costa Rica

Costa Rica may be renowned for its pristine beaches and lush ​rainforests, but it’s also home to many gardens that grow an abundant variety of tropical fruit. Try some for yourself by visiting the weekend farmers’ markets, sampling a fruit smoothie at a … Read More

The Oropendola

The bird is called the Oropendola (often, and understandably, misspelled as “Oropendula”). It’s a largish bird that looks black from a distance but is actually dark brown, with bright yellow tail feathers. There are two species of Oropendola: the Crested … Read More

Top 7 Yoga Asanas For Seniors

1. Tadasana (Mountain Pose) Tadasana or the Mountain Pose is the basis of all asanas. All the other yoga poses are variations of the Tadasana. You can practice Tadasana at any time of the day and not necessarily on an empty … Read More

AYURVEDA TRADITIONAL INDIAN MASSAGES

The Ayurvedic massages are part of the Indian traditional medicine and have existed for thousands of years. They are known as an efficient holistic approach to improve the general state of health. At the Goddess Garden we have John Jairo … Read More

Learn more about Talamanca

The Goddess Garden is located in Talamanca. The canton of Talamanca is located in the extreme southeast of the province of Limon, Costa Rica. It is comprised of the districts of Cahuita, Bratsi, Telire and Sixaola, the area which has the … Read More

Why Do Birds Migrate?

For a bird, traveling hundreds or thousands of miles between its breeding and non-breeding ranges is a difficult, perilous journey, one that not all birds survive. So why do birds migrate? What reasons send millions of birds into the risky … Read More

What to pack for your visit to the rainforest

Visiting a tropical rainforest promises to be a memorable experience. Rainforests house around half the world’s plant and animal species and are home to indigenous people who live in ways quite unlike those in the western world. Further, rainforests are … Read More

Benefits of an Ayurvedic Diet

Ayurveda, a system of medicine that encompasses everything from diet to yoga to herbal preparations, is a concept many Westerners aren’t familiar with. However, it is gaining in popularity in the United States and other countries outside of India. Ayurveda … Read More

7 BOOKS FOR YOGIS

Knowledge is power. It’s what differentiates one person’s ability from the next, it’s what shapes and molds us into who we are, and most importantly how we can give back. 1. Light on Yoga Written by the man who is … Read More