2018 Our Special Retreats and Events
Dr. David Frawley (Acharya Vamadeva) and Yogini Shambhavi Devi

Take transformative programs and have a personal interaction with Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri), one of the most celebrated Vedic teachers of our times, and Yogini Shambhavi Devi, one of India’s foremost teachers of Shakti Sadhana from the Himalayas.

Dr. Frawley D. Litt. is regarded as perhaps the most respected western teacher of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Vedic Studies in India and the world today. He has received several important honors from India, including the prestigious Padma Bhushan award from the President of India and the National Eminence Award from the South Indian Education Society (SIES).

Yogini Shambhavi Devi is a highly respected Shakti guru in India with many students and devotees throughout the world. She guides students in deeper Yoga, mantra and meditation practices. She offers astrological and spiritual consultations covering all aspects of life.

Please note our Facebook pages for more information on programs, as well as for shorter events not listed below (including Vamadeva and Shambhavi’s other India based programs).


2019 India  Sacred Yoga Journey February 21 -March 6. Madhya Pradesh and the heartland of India, ending up on the Ganga above Rishikesh – Madhya Pradesh- Indore-Mandu-Maheshwar-Omkareshwar-Ujjain- Himalayas -Rishikesh-Glass House on the Ganga.

Learning and Experiencing the Vedic Wisdom with Dr. David Frawley and Yogini Shambhavi.

Omkareshwara on the Narmada River is one of the twelve famous Jyotir Lingas dedicated to Lord Shiva, where Adi Shankar studied with his guru and did his main writings and commentaries.

Mahakal in Ujjain is the another famous Jyotir Linga famous for its connection with Jyotish or Vedic astrology. Mahakal is the time form of Lord Shiva. All Jyotish astronomical calculations were traditionally centered in Ujjaind, also called Avantika. That is why we are emphasizing Jyotish in this event.

In addition the program corresponds to the later phase of the famous Kumbha Mela Jan. 15-March 4 at the Ganga in Allahabad. We will celebrate March 4, which is Shiva Ratri, at the Glass House above  Rishikesh with our own private beach on the Ganga to experience this sacred event.

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Join us in France in July – click below

Vedic Journey to Wisdom – a Five Day Retreat led by Dr David Frawley and Yogini Shambhavi with Côme Carpentier de Gourdon

Gnosis, Rituals, Yoga and Astrology

A rare opportunity in Europe to participate in a five day seminar led by the celebrated teacher and writer Dr David Frawley and Yogini Shambhavi, with Côme Carpentier de Gourdon. An esoteric experience of higher knowledge, transformational healing and planetary awareness, rooted in the deeper rishi tradition of the Vedas. At a wonderful retreat center in the French countryside.

Seminar in English – Open to Everybody – Limited number of participants

  • La Maison Normande Saint-Léger-sous-la-Bussière, Southern Burgundy, France 


  • Early Bird Price , if booked before April 30, 2019: EUR 980.-
  • Normal price: EUR 1’200.-

Course fees include five lunches, break refreshments and two dinners on site. Special sign up conditions for this retreat: EUR 500 non refundable deposit on booking are due and the remainder by May 31st, 2019.

Our 2019 Conferences


National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA)

Join Us For Our 15th Annual Conference!

April 26-28, 2019 at 1440 Multiversity in Scotts Valley, California

Each year our board, committee, staff, and volunteers work diligently to bring an annual event that delivers an abundance of valuable tools and education to NAMA members and the community at large. Last year’s event was a significant achievement, with the highest number of attendees to date. Join us in 2019 for an event brimming with educational experiences and community spirit in a retreat-like setting among the redwoods.

Theme will be Ayurveda and the Mind, Ayurvedic Psychology and with reference to Yoga, Vedanta and Vedic Astrology.

Dr. David Frawley will be one of the main keynote speakers. Yogini Shambhavi will speak on Shakti and Vedic astrology. Dr. Vasant Lad and Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar will be keynote speakers as well.


For affiliated schools offering our courses in different classroom settings, including  in different countries and languages.

Yoga on Main – Ed Zadlo

Ayurveda and Yoga Trainings: Certification and Teacher Trainings Hatha Yoga, Ayurveda and Integral Ayurveda/ Yoga therapy. Includes classroom courses and training based upon Vamadeva’s Ayurvedic Healing Course and other teachings. Directed by Ed Zadlo, who has studied with Vamadeva for more than twenty-five years and is one of our Yogacharyas. Regular classes.

Yoga of Recovery Program – Sivananda Ashram


Yoga & Ayurveda Certificate Course, 10-day Training Certification – David Frawley course material – AIVS/Sivananda certification
The certification is provided jointly by Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers/ OR Integral Yoga Institute and AIVS (Dr. David Frawley), giving it special value and worldwide recognition.Taught by Durga Leela and Swami Sitaramananda in classroom instruction in beautiful ashram settings. It has been going on over the last three years.

At the Core – Canada

Ayurvedic Classroom Training in Canada using our Ayurvedic Healing course material as part of a longer program of instruction and classroom training in the Toronto area, for those who want hands-on instruction and personal guidance. The training is part of a Yoga and Ayurveda school and treatment center run by Yogesh (Greg) and Shankari (Jackie Van Acker), who are among our most advanced students. Also offer Vedic astrology consultations and classes. Regular programs.

Lubrano, Dr. Arcangelo – Spanish Ayurvedic Healing Course

Spanish version of our Ayurvedic Healing distance learning program for those who want to take the course in Spanish. In addition, advanced Ayurvedic training in Spanish, offered in Spain and Latin America with Dr. Arcangelo Lubrano, who is a trained psychiatrist as well as an Ayurvedic practitioner and student of Vamadeva and Atreya Smith.

With the Chopra Center, Primordial Sound Teacher Training

We are continuing our work with the Chopra Center in terms of the Primordial Sound Advanced Mantra and Meditation Teacher training and its new on-line program through 2018. We have been working with the Chopra Center since their opening twenty years ago and will continue regular webinars with them throughout the year.



2018/2019 Kauai Ayurveda Yoga Shakti Program, December 28 to January 5, 2019.

Experiential Lifestyle Ayurvedic Wisdom for Mind-Body-Spirit Rejuvenation with Dr. David Frawley and Yogini Shambhavi in Kauai, Hawaii USA.

International Jyotish Kumbha Mela, June 7-17.
Arshavidya Gurukulam, Saylorsburg PA

Join Vamadeva and Shambhavi along with numerous Vedic astrologers including KS  Charak, Vinay Aditya, Raksh Sharma and many more for this important long event.

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Mexico City and Teotihuacan Summer Solstice Yoga Shakti event, June 21-24.

2018 Teotihuacan, Mexico June 21-22-23-24 Learn The Secrets of The Solstice a transformative experience for connecting with the Universal Light of Consciousness and Your Inmost Self. Join Dr. David Frawley and Yogini Shambhavi in the ancient sacred Pyramids to the Sun and Moon.

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Located a the Neemrana Glass House, Himalayan foothills, twenty five kilometers above Rishikesh on the Ganga, one of the region’s premier facilities.

The greatest gift we can bestow on ourselves and the world today is the awakening of awareness in the presence of Every Breath. A conscious, attentive affirmation of our life force or Prana Shakti is the core of every spiritual practice.

Learn the Secrets of Prana with Dr. David Frawley & Yogini Shambhavi, transforming your Yoga Shakti celebration of Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation, Mantra, Ritual and sacred arati on the banks of the Ganga. Imbibe the energy of the Supreme Shakti in the Light of Supreme Shiva! Special study of the Supreme Prana, the five Pranas, special Pranayama practices, Mantra and Prana practices, Prana Dharana, Prana Dhyana and Prana Samadhi. Secrets of the Higher Prana beyond the mind.


Every pilgrimage draws one closer to one’s True Reality. Join us in a sacred journey through Delhi, Mystical Rajasthan, land of desert, kings and sages – Chand Baori Ancient Step Wells, Pink City Jaipur, Lake City Udaipur, Srinathji Krishna Temple in the Aravalli Hills and ending at serene Rishikesh. Organized by the Kapha Collective of Nikhil Chopra (, an affiliated organization to ours.


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