Since ancient times, our ancestors have mastered the method of manufacturing a healing, lovely flavored drink from fermented Willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium) named "Ivan-Chai" or just, Russian tea.
The Russian name "Ivan-Chai" was supposedly coined by foreigners following its export to England and other European countries: "Ivan" is a traditional Russian name, while "Chai" means tea, a word of Indian origin. There was a time when Ivan-Chai was the second most-exported Russian…Continue
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Dolmen of Russia... These ancient stones spread on the wide territory along the Black sea are said to be Keepers of Feelings and Wisdom of our Pristine Origins. Some people come to dolmens as sacred places for pilgrimage. Making a conscious pilgrimage can cause profound changes in yourself and fill you with energy to reach a new level of…Continue
Added by Yuri Smirnov on October 30, 2017 at 11:51pm — No Comments
How to connect with our Higher Self:
Please read next blog post by my friend Regina Jensen:…Continue
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My dear friends,
In a couple of days my Russian friend, Alosha Lynov, we will be starting his complimentary Natural Building and Intentional Community webinar.
Alosha will cover the following topics, when it comes to living in harmony with Natural law and each other.
* Integrate Solar Passive Design so you can warm and cool your home using sun and wind.
* How to avoid harmful earth and man made…
Added by Yuri Smirnov on October 27, 2017 at 2:26am — No Comments
Here are 6 reasons to choose Heirloom Seeds from Russian Family Homesteads: http://ecominded.net/heirloom-seeds.html
1. Exceptional taste. For me it's a taste of my childhood, when I picked vegetables right from the my vege-bed in my grandma's garden.
2. Heirloom vegetables are much more nutritious than hybrids.
3. Heirloom vegetables are open-pollinated, which means you can save your own seeds to…
Added by Yuri Smirnov on October 6, 2017 at 3:00am — No Comments
A good notice for organic gardeners, permaculture enthusiasts and homesteaders: we have more then 200 varieties of heirloom organic seeds produced in Russian family homesteads. Please feel free to browse them here: http://ecominded.net/heirloom-seeds.html - place an order and share with friends! )))…Continue
Added by Yuri Smirnov on September 13, 2017 at 5:53am — No Comments
My dear friends,
We have just launched an affiliate program integrated with our Eco-Minded shop. Please feel free to join it and earn 10 to 50 % commission on sales of all eco-friendly products produced in Russian family homesteads. For details please check this page: http://ecominded.net/affiliate/affiliate-program.html…
Added by Yuri Smirnov on September 5, 2017 at 4:30am — No Comments
My dear friends, I created this video for those who like to make organic cold-pressed seed/nut oils themselves. Please share with friends and feel free to order wooden press-barrel directly from the Russian craft master:Continue
Added by Yuri Smirnov on August 28, 2017 at 9:57pm — No Comments
My dear friends,
I thought you might be interested in this Abundance of Water Garden & Home eco webinar, created by my friend Alosha, which is starting online next week - for free: …
Added by Yuri Smirnov on July 1, 2017 at 3:01am — No Comments
I hope this is a good moment to introduce you a new blog by my dearest friend Dr. Regina Jensen!
At a time like this it is essential that we have a forum to support each other and exchange information and call it Connected Living because that best…
My dear friends!
January is a good time to make up your plans for the year. )
We invite you to Vedic Russia Ethno & Eco spiritual Tour/Retreat. Come and see the wonders of Vedic Russia, mysterious dolmens and unique Tekos school, join Vedic Russia festivals and gatherings and explore eco life-style of Russian off-the-grid family homesteads (Kin's domains) that have rightly been called the national idea of Russia !
Added by Yuri Smirnov on January 4, 2017 at 5:17am — No Comments
Dear friends, If you like holistic education and admire famous Tekos school (Krasnodar region of Russia) you would probably like to know what do the graduates and teachers do when they left Tekos school.
Meet Anna Pavlova! - till the recent time - one of the school's top persons and also former Tekos school educator, teacher, educattion courses developer, administrator and head of the International department. Recently Anna has started a project called "Plenitude of the World" and is…Continue
Added by Yuri Smirnov on October 25, 2016 at 5:51am — No Comments
Caucasus dolmens are considered to be places of power and amongst more than 3000 dolmens spread along the Black sea shore there are a few that are famous for their great energy which almost any person can feel. One of this dolmens is located close to Pshada village and is proudly named by the people "The Patriarch". Thousands of people visit this dolmen every year as they believe that this dolmen may help your wish to come true. And many of them come again next year to express their true…Continue
Added by Yuri Smirnov on October 20, 2016 at 2:55am — No Comments
Good news for organic gardeners! )
Heirloom seeds from Russian organic gardeners has just been sorted out and is now available for sale.
Please check the updated list of organic seeds here: http://ecominded.net/news/the-complete-list-of-seeds.html
Also please feel free to browse more than 210 heirloom seed variaties from our…
Added by Yuri Smirnov on October 10, 2016 at 6:27am — No Comments
Please check organic and eco-friendly products from Russian family estates (Kins domains) - http://ecominded.net (Kins domains is a national idea of Russia)……Continue
Added by Yuri Smirnov on July 23, 2016 at 8:43am — No Comments
My dear friends,
Sharing the recent pictures from Vedic Russia retreat, July 2016:Continue
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People say that the best gifts come from the heart. Take a look at these…Continue
Added by Yuri Smirnov on May 6, 2016 at 9:12pm — No Comments
My dear friends,
The news below relate to the people who care about the Earth's and Man's ecology, so I thought they might be interesting to you.
1. For natural healing followers we have just launched a new product line: Honey bee products - bee pollen, propolis, bee bread, comb cappings, royal jelly, etc.: http://ecominded.net/honey-bee-products.html
2. For organiс gardeners we present Bio fertilizer Baikal EM1…
My dear friends!…Continue