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6 Healing Rituals From Around the World

Traditional wellness rituals can still bring healing today!

Every culture has its unique approach to well-being. From meditative floral arranging and jade rollers to lomilomi massage, the world has many rituals for spiritual and physical healing passed down through the generations. Discover these six healing rituals from around the world for some global inspiration for your wellness routine.

Japan: Ikebana

Ikebana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arranging. According to NextAvenue, monks from Kyoto founded the oldest style of this art form known as Ikebana Ikenobo in the 15th century as a type of meditative practice inspired by Buddhism. Ikebana creates a sense of inner peace and healing as you carefully arrange each flower.

India: Ayurveda

Ayurveda is considered one of the oldest healing practices in the world. This traditional approach to medicine from India seeks to balance the doshas: Vata, Pitta, or Kapha. To feel your best, consider which dosha is out of balance and activate that dosha with the right treatments, like exercise, nutrition, massage, meditation, and other healing rituals.