Madhavi Rathod

Madhavi Rathod is native of India who has spent the majority of her life in the U.S., while still retaining close ties to her culture. She is well versed in the sister sciences of Hatha Yoga: Ayurveda, Jyotish (Vedic astrology), Hasta Samudrika Shastra (hand analysis), and Vaastu Shastra.

She is a graduate and former employee of the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM, the premier educational facility for Ayurvedic Medicine in the U.S. She has worked closely with world renowned physician Dr. Vasant Lad, the President of the Ayurvedic Institute.Madhavi learned Vedic rituals with Maya Tiwari at the Wise Earth School in North Carolina.

Additionally, Madhavi studied Vedic Astrology and Palmistry for twenty years with renowned astrologer Hart deFouw.

She has been taught at yoga conferences and also served as a keynote speaker at a womens' yoga conference. Madhavi also travels and teaches about the Yoga philosophy, as well as the integral relationship of the sister sciences.

Madhavi holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Marketing from Loyola University in Chicago. It is Madhavi’s goal to support people in achieving their optimal well-being through a holistic plan specifically designed for their circumstances.

Further information can be found on her blog: Vedichealing.com

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Articles by Madhavi Rathod


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Lord Shiva is one of the three main Hindu gods, the Destroyer that removes whatever no longer serves a higher purpose in our lives. Here's...

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Hindu deities each possesses unique attributes, including Saraswati. Here's an introduction to the Goddess Saraswati, how she came to be,...

Q&A by Madhavi Rathod


What kind of treatment methods does Ayurveda use? What kind of treatment methods does Ayurveda use? What kind of treatment methods does Ayurveda use? What kind of treatment methods does Ayurveda use?


Ayurveda uses a variety of treatment methods to correct an individual's imbalance. First, the Ayurvedic physician or practitioner...

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Ayurveda and yoga are sister sciences. Traditionally, an Ayurvedic physician, or vaidya, would suggest hatha yoga asanas as part of the...

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