Robert E. Svoboda

Robert E. Svoboda, Ayurvedacharya, is the first Westerner ever to graduate from a college of Ayurveda and be licensed to practice Ayurveda in India. During and after his formal Ayurvedic training, Robert was tutored in Ayurveda, yoga, jyotish, tantra, and other forms of classical Indian lore by his mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda. Author of a dozen books, he lived in India for more than a decade, and continues to spend part of each year there.