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December 07, 2023

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My Teachers

My Ayurveda teachers each have at least 10 -30 years of clinical experience as practicing PanchaKarma Specialists, Herbalists, and/or Medical Doctors (India) - essentially, as Vaidyas (Ayurvedic Knowledge Keepers).

They have included - Vd. Yashashree Mannur, BAMS.

Vd. Rasik Pawaskar, BAMS and Vd. Vedhas Kolhatkar, BAMS at Shubham Ayurveda.

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Plus Vd. Dilip Gadgil, BAMS, Vd. A.S. Thombare, BAMS of Shubham Ayurveda and Punarvasu Prabhodini.

And also many other Vaidyas and Practitioners, including:

Shrirang and Varsha Galgali,

Trilok Dhopeshwarkar,

Sanjay Pendse, and

Yogesh Kale of Punarvashu Prabhodini Global Ayurveda Foundation.

Jay Apte,

Bee and Avinash Lele,

Tom Yarema,

Suhas Ksheersagar,

Mamta Landerman and 

Subhash Ranade of Ayurveda Institute of America.

and Candis Cantin of Evergreen School of Integrative Herbology.


My teachers of other modalities include skilled practitioner-teachers at The Breema Center and The Acupressure Institute.

Plus Christina Cross,

Edith Fogel,

Carmen Figueras,

Christy Carrico,

Martha Martinez,


George Franklin,

Calla Unsworth,

Evelie Delfino Sales Posch and

Uma Kahn.



Victoria at Sinagurd

by Vd. Rasik Pawaskar

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