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About Madhavi Rathod

Madhavi Rathod 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 Dr. Vasant Lad, the President of the Ayurvedic Institute. Madhavi has also studied Vedic rituals with Maya Tiwari at the Wise Earth School. She is also a trained Vedic astrologer. Madhavi incorporates these sister sciences to provide people with a comprehensive healing plan for their lives. She is an Ayurvedic practitioner and Vedic astrologer and combines these sister sciences to help individuals achieve their optimal well-being. She resides in Northern California and can be reached at Connect with Madhavi on her website, Facebook or Twitter.
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    Eightfold Examination in Ayurveda

    When Ayurveda originated over 5,000 years ago in India, vadiyas (or Ayurvedic physicians) did not have access to the array of clinical tests, as we do in present day. Thus, the vaidyas used the classical method of...

    • Posted January 12, 2017
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  • Jyotish: Can the Planets Reveal a Health Crisis?

    For a long time now, I have taken Jyotish (Vedic astrology) seriously. It used to be I’d read my horoscope in the newspaper for fun, but never gave it a second thought. Even though I’ve had Vedic...

    • Posted October 10, 2016
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  • Medical Jyotish for Ayurvedic Practitioners

    Medical Jyotish has enhanced my competency and skills as an Ayurvedic practitioner. It’s also been important to study the classical texts, hone my clinical skills, and research treatment methodologies. I want to offer my clients as many...

    • Posted October 10, 2016
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  • Ayurveda 101 – Crash Course in the Ayurvedic Basic Principles

    Ayurveda is an ancient science of body, mind and spirit which originated over 5,000 years ago in India.  Ayurvedic theory is based on the five elements (ether, air, fire, water, and earth) and the three doshas, or...

    • Posted October 7, 2016
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  • June Vedic Astrology
    June Vedic Astrology, 2016- How to navigate these planetary combinations

    June Vedic Astrology, 2016 Jyotish, or Vedic astrology, for June, 2016 presents us with five of nine planets strong and a changing of the tides. Planetary combinations can be overwhelming if you do not properly harness their...

    • Posted June 2, 2016
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  • May Vedic Astrology
    May Vedic Astrology, 2016

    May Vedic Astrology, 2016 The month in Jyotish, or Vedic astrology for May, 2016 is a pivotal period. You have the opportunity to re-strategize your life and the supporting planetary strength to do so. When planets are...

    • Posted May 19, 2016
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  • Scorpio Mars
    Mars and Saturn in Scorpio

    Mars and Saturn in Scorpio The conjunction of Mars and Saturn in Scorpio has just begun. This is one of the most significant events in Vedic astrology, or Jyotish, for 2016. As the two great malefics in...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
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  • Vedic Astrology
    Vedic Astrology- April, 2016

    Rare planetary dynamics in Jyotish, or Vedic astrology for April, 2016 bring us the opportunity to reflect, review, and re-strategize our ideas and plans. We will experience the impact of 4 of 9 planets retrograde and 2...

    • Posted April 7, 2016
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  • Maha Shivaratri 2016

    One night of each year in the Vedic, or Indian calendar, is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva.  This sacred holiday is known as Maha Shivaratri – the great night of Shiva. According to, Maha Shivaratri...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Vedic Astrology for February 2016

    Have you felt some personal or professional shifts recently? While February is the shortest month of the year it may be the most dynamic of the year. Jyotish, or Vedic astrology, for February 2016 brings us two noteworthy...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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