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Winter Bathing for Mind, Body & Soul

By Jen Padgett Winter bathing rituals can be traced back to ancient cultures. Ayurveda, an ancient Indian medical system in practice today, guides bathing as a purification process for the body, mind, and soul. Hindus who bathe in the River Ganga perceive its waters to be holy nectar. The Romans bathed communally in bathhouses constructed on natural hot springs. They… Read More