23. Healing Places of Greece with Dimitris! - Part 1

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Summary: <p>23. Healing Places of Greece with Dimitris! - Part 1</p> <p>This week Kiki virtually travels to Greece to interview Greek Tour Operator Dimitris Paschalis about the healing places in Greece. </p> <p></p> <p>Dimitris at Melisanni </p> <p> </p> <p>Today's Lexi: </p> <p>Θερμικός — Ther-mikos (Thermal)</p> <p></p> <p>Melissani</p> <p> </p> <p>In this episode: </p> <p>First stop is to one of the most important regions of Greece, the Peloponnesus.  Dimitris will enlighten us on the shrine of Asklepios, and the Epidaurus theatre considered one of the purest masterpieces of Greek architecture and part of the World Heritage Collection.  In ancient times, Epidaurus served as a hospital and a theatre.  The waters of Epidaurus were focused on the cleansing of the patient both in body and soul.   The patient would visit the hospital and be required to take a bath for inner cleanse also known as a Kartharsis.  After the bath, with a clean soul, the patient would go to sleep in the dormitory, or Kimiterion.  It was during the sleeping that the patient would be visited by the god Aschleipius and be told what to do to heal their condition.  Upon waking, the patient would reveal what Aschleipius said to do, and the priest of the sanctuary would interpret and give instructions for healing. </p> <p>Next stop, Thermopylae, where the world-famous battle took place between the Greek forces and the Spartans.   We learn that Thermopylae is also an important location for visiting the hot springs due to their incredible medicinal value.  </p> <p>Ever hear of Melissani?  You must experience this natural cave that boasts beauty and health!! Kefalonia is the place to go for an experience and view that feels like paradise.</p> <p>Finally, one should consider a trip to Vouliagmeni, Athens where the lake hosts a powerful amount of healing minerals for the human body.   </p> <p></p> <p>Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus</p> <p> </p> <p>Today's Ola Kala Moment:</p> <p>Today’s Ola Kala Moment encourages you to keep it clean so you will have peace of mind!</p> <p></p> <p>Springs of Thermopylae</p> <p></p> <p>Spartan Helmet</p> <p>Resources:</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.orangesmile.com/extreme/en/picturesque-caves/melissani-cave.htm">Melissani Cave</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g189412-d7020107-Reviews-Spring_of_Thermopylae-Thermopylae_Phthiotis_Region_Central_Greece.html">Springs of Thermopylae</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/beach-vacations/athens-riviera-vouliagmeni-history">Athens Riviera</a></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>Credits:</p> <p>Music: Spiro Dussias</p> <p>Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary</p> <p> </p> <p style="text-align:center;">Please be sure to follow the Kefi L!fe podcast to ensure that you are Ola Kala in mind, body and soul. </p> <p style="text-align:center;">Insta: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/kefilife365/?hl=en">kefilife365</a></p> <p style="text-align:center;">For a natural and uplifting support with your health and wellness connect with Kiki to discover the beauty of essentials oils.</p> <p style="text-align:center;"><a href="https://www.doterra.com/US/en/site/kefilife">My.doterra.com/kefilife</a></p> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <p style="text-align:center;">This episode made possible in part by:</p> <p style="text-align:center;"> The Law Offices of Liston &amp; Tsantilis —  Ranked #1 </p> <p style="text-align:center;"><a href="https://www.ltlawchicago.com">https://www.ltlawchicago.com</a></p> <p style="text-align:center;">and</p> <p style="text-align:center;"> Kingdom Farms Whole Sale Meats </p> <p style="text-align:center;"><a href="https://www.kingdomfarms.com/wholesale-meats/poultry">https://www.kingdomfarms.com</a></p> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <p style="text-align:center;">This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.</p>