AYURVEDA ANCESTRAL HERBAL LIBRARY

Handcraft Your Health

 Food    Flowers    Herbs    Spices

 

Herbal Remedies That Bring You Back Home to Mother Nature

National Ayurvedic Medical Association

All of our Ayurveda Ancestral Herbal Library classes are eligible for National Ayurvedic Medical Association PACE credits. Email us at office@vedikaglobal.org to apply for these credits.

Acharya Shunya Teaching
SESSIONS

You'll have unlimited access to each class, from the comfort of your own home. You can return to the videos whenever you're looking for the perfect recipe or home remedy to make.

PRACTICE

You'll have the opportunity to take what you’ve learned in the videos and put it into practice by making the home remedies and recipes. Return to any session as often as you'd like, or use what you've learned and apply it on your own.

Student smelling Ayurvedic recipe
Garden Herbs
GROW YOUR OWN HEALTH

Each class will teach you how to grow your own foods, flowers, spices, and herbs so you can cultivate health from your own garden, backyard, balcony, or back porch.

My grandfather and Guru, Baba, is the inspiration for our ancestral library. Baba was an extraordinary Ayurveda healer and spiritual teacher in Ayodhya, India, whose very presence soothed, comforted and gave hope to the many who sought his counsel. Baba enlivened my classroom with real life nature immersion. He taught me how to touch, smell and taste health by  introducing me to Ayurveda’s super foods, healing spices and recipes, and led me on countless adventures through farms and forests full of magical herbs. We planted garden herbs and harvested fruits and flowers together. We cooked oils and balms and put together medicinal formulae that were distributed free of cost to all who sought Baba’s help and blessings.

I am delighted to now bring these teachings alive for you, with the support of Chef Sanjai, who shares his love of cooking inherited from his mother and grandmother, through our Ayurveda Ancestral Herbal Library.

- Acharya Shunya

marigold
neem leaves
ayurvedic spices
lotus flower

What we put in our own, as well as our loved ones’ bodies becomes an integral part of us. And yet, we often know so little about the healing qualities of the common foods, spices and herbs, that we use to prepare our meals every day. Many of us, leading a modern lifestyle away from the elders in our families, often get isolated and miss out on their perfect home remedies for our colds and allergies, and the nourishing meals they cook with love and intention. We also miss out on receiving their wisdom, and knowing what it means to live in nature and benefit from her all-knowing, maternal embrace.

 

The Ayurveda Ancestral Herbal Library offers you the opportunity to open a doorway into a truly sacred experience of connecting with ancestral wisdom from Acharya Shunya’s long lineage of Ayurveda healers. Learn how to age gracefully and heal yourself naturally. Experience the joy of simple, yet potent herbal remedies and recipes you will learn in each of these inspiring classes. Connect with profound ancestral wisdom, from Baba to Acharya Shunya to you, that will heal your body, and also open your heart and free your spirit.

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Acharya Shunya and Chef Sanjai have taught many such classes on herbs and fruits

such as

Pomegranate, Aloe Vera, Turmeric, Fig, Coriander, Lotus, Marigold, Tulsi, Cumin, Ginger, Garlic, Shatavari, Neem,

Flowers, Amalaki, and Ashwagandha. 

Acharya Shunya

“Since the body itself manifests from the laws of Nature, then the body is nourished by Nature’s own loving, caring, and eternally peaceful helpers.”

Acharya Shunya is a rare teacher who grew up living by Ayurveda since the day she was born in the home of her grandfather, Baba Ayodhya Nath, a renowned master Ayurveda healer who was also her Guru. Her home was her classroom as Baba taught her and the many other students who lived with them at their residential school, how to handcraft their health with the help of special foods, herbs, spices, and flowers taught in the ancient original Ayurvedic source texts. Acharya Shunya now teaches her students nature’s secrets with joy as she weaves in her unique Ayurvedic childhood learning experiences and draws upon 35 years of experience as an Ayurveda teacher and healer. Acharya Shunya’s inspiring teachings and personal conviction will encourage you to awaken your inner self-healer.

​Chef Sanjai

“When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.”

Chef Sanjai founded and leads Vedika’s Ayurvedic kitchen. He has developed and taught original recipes inspired by ancient Ayurvedic source texts, based on the science of the healing potency and potential of the ingredients used in the healing Ayurvedic recipes. He believes that food is medicine and that Ayurveda food can heal your body, mind and spirit, but only when cooked with good intentions and the knowledge of the potency of ingredients used. His love of the art of Ayurvedic cooking comes from his childhood spent learning from his mother. He teaches you how to develop a relationship with food, spices, herbs, and flowers and make the whole journey – from selecting ingredients to food preparation to garnishing and serving – one of mindfulness and joy. All of the recipes he teaches derive from his years of research into the ancient Ayurvedic source texts, particularly the Bhavaprakash. This text focuses a great deal on explaining the healing potencies of nature’s helpers that you can befriend in each class to handcraft your health.

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Can I teach the class to others?

You can use what you have learned in the class to enhance your own lifestyle. Teaching the material covered in the class requires additional study. Email us for more information.

Can I make digital copies of the audio or video?

For copyright and intellectual property protection reasons, we request you to watch the classes through online streaming, rather than make audio or video copies.

Is the class delivered as a DVD or do I need to download it?

All you need is WiFi or a direct internet connection - no downloads or DVDs required! All classes stream directly to the device of your choosing.

When does the class begin?

You can start watching whenever you're ready!

Is there a specific schedule I need to follow?

Learn at your own pace. Some classes have a suggested timeline, but you are free to adjust to fit your own schedule.

What happens when I complete the class? Can I watch it again?

Yes! Watch as much as you'd like, and for as long as you'd like.

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