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Handcraft Your Health

 Food  •  Flowers  •  Herbs  •  Spices


Herbal Remedies That Bring You Back Home to Mother Nature

Course Outline

There are 18 total videos within Acharya Shunya's Ayurveda Ancestral Herbal Library. Each class in the herbal library unfolds like this:


  • Introduction to the herb/plant/food/spice and ancestral lineage

  • Exploration of cultural and traditional associations of each ingredient

  • Ayurvedic pharmacology with references from ancient source texts

  • Holistic understanding & relevant Ayurvedic concepts related to each topic

  • Home remedies

  • Demonstration of recipes with the specific herb/plant/Ayurvedic food and discussion about appropriate usage of these recipes

All classes within the Ayurveda Ancestral Herbal Library are eligible for

National Ayurvedic Medical Association PACE credits.

Email us at admissions@vedikaglobal.org to apply for these credits.

Ayurveda Ancestral Herbal Library


Eighteen unique, self-healing video teachings from Acharya Shunya and Chef Sanjai on herbs, flowers, spices and superfoods with coordinating recipes.


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.


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 of the eighteen classes as often as you'd like, or use what you've learned and apply it on your own.


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.

And then, in my Baba’s classroom, all of nature became revealed to me, when he expounded upon the great old texts like Charaka Samhita that capture Mother Nature in her breathtaking magnificence, mind-blowing intelligence, entirety, and depth. A common natural and intelligent rhythm that binds all living creatures in its loving embrace was revealed to me. It was clear that for awakening abiding health, this rhythm - physical, biological, emotional, and psychological, had to be upheld, no matter what.​

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


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.