American Institute of Vedic Studies



Internationally Bestselling Courses

Created & Conducted by Internationally Respected Scholar of Vedic Sciences

Dr David Frawley

Ayurvedic Healing Course

Our Ayurvedic Healing course is an accessible and comprehensive distance learning program, providing resources on the mind-body constitution, daily health regimens, doshic imbalances, and dietary and herbal treatment. It has been taken by over ten thousand people worldwide in the past thirty years. The course follows the approach of Dr David Frawley’s important books on Ayurveda and provides a deeper level of online study for those who may not have the time or resources to attend expensive clinical programs. Its goal is to bring Vedic wisdom into everyone’s life regardless of their profession so they can learn about health &


Ayurvedic Astrology Course

Learn the secrets of Vedic astrology and Ayurveda, with a focus on inner healing and optimal well-being. Read celestial influences to uncover the karmic forces behind life, connecting you to universal intelligence. Study with renowned master educator Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) who has forty years of experience in both Vedic astrology and Ayurveda worldwide. Learn the fundamentals of chart interpretation through the planets, signs, houses & aspects; “Vedic Astrology of Healing” including diet, herbs and tems; Nakshatras & Muhurta for timing events; mantras & deities to heal mind-body constitution according to planetary connections. Course consists of four online


Yoga, Ayurveda, Mantra & Meditation Course

Learn how to heal yourself according to higher awareness with an inspiring online program on classical Yoga and traditional Ayurveda for body, mind and consciousness. Study under one of the world’s leading experts in the field of Yoga and Ayurveda: Dr David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri). Discover the healing power of Ayurveda combined with wisdom from Yoga that can be used to access your highest potential. Learn about all eight limbs of yoga according to ayurvedic principles, including asana practice, pranayama, mantra work & meditation. Gain knowledge on Vedic medicine & science of consciousness which are both rooted in yoga


Integral Vedic Counseling Course

Learn the ancient art of Vedic Counseling and Life-Guidance to live a Dharmic life based upon the right management of your Karma. Study with Dr David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri), D.Litt, Padma Bhushan, in qn Integral Vedic Counseling course which is based on related Vedic sciences or Yoga, Ayurveda and Jyotish, for gaining certification in this new field of Vedic knowledge. Understand how the profound disciplines of the Vedic sciences fit together into an integrated model for optimal well-being and Self-realization through transformational guidance leading to physical, psychological & spiritual well-being. Gain insights into Vedanta, Tantra & Vastu providing the


The Essence of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

In the following short video course, we will explore the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali in their core essence. This consists of the first sixteen of its nearly two hundred Sutras, which provide the foundation for the entire text. If you know and understand these sixteen Sutras, you will understand the meaning and goal of the Yoga Sutras overall. An in-depth examination of the first sixteen Sutras is necessary for illuminating all the subsequent Sutras. These sixteen explain what Yoga is, its goal (Kaivalya), its view of the workings of the mind (chitta) and how to transcend these to the state


The Vedic Secrets of the Nakshatras

The Nakshatras, also called lunar mansions or asterisms, constitute a 27-fold division of the zodiac based upon the movement of the Moon. The Nakshatras are one of the prime factors of Vedic Astrology (Jyotish) for interpretating natal charts and daily astrological changes. Understanding the Nakshatras is important for any deeper applications of Vedic astrology. Yet few people today, particularly those trained in sign-based astrology, understand the Nakshatras or their symbolism, which is unique in many ways. In this special four-hour video course, we will examine the Nakshatras starting from their ancient Vedic roots, exploring their qualities, energies, spiritual powers and


Yoga Psychology & Yoga Sutras

Welcome to our short course in Yoga Psychology and the Yoga Sutras! Our goal is to teach you the view of the mind and consciousness in the deeper Yoga tradition, particularly the Yoga Sutras, as connected to the broader field of Vedantic knowledge. This is the field of Raja Yoga, the deeper Yoga tradition, not simply any asana based yoga. This yogic view of mind and consciousness reflects the views of Vedic psychology and Vedic counseling overall. It is part of the Vedic tradition and its teachings of the Rishis that go back to the dawn of history. We will

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