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02 May.

Thursday Satsang: “Ayurveda and Yoga for Mental Health” with Asavari Manvikar, BAMS – May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday Satsang –  May 2, 2019

“Ayurveda and Yoga for Mental Health”

with  Asavari Manvikar, BAMS


Bachelors of Ayurvedic Medicine Asavari Manvikar is a classically trained Ayurvedic doctor, who has earned her and Surgery (BAMS) degree in 1997, and Master’s in Kayachikitsa (Ayurveda medicine) in 2000 from the University of Pune, India. In 2001, she was awarded with a Gold Medal for her scholarly thesis work by Institute of Indian Medicine. She is a dedicated practitioner and teacher of Ayurveda. She has been practicing Ayurveda for more than 20 years.
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Asavari served as a Doctor of Ayurveda Medicine Faculty Member at the BSDT’s Ayurveda College, Wagholi, Pune from 2001 until 2003. She collaborated with her colleagues to conduct research studies about Ayurveda Medicine
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Asavari is a founder and lead faculty member at the Minnesota Institute of Ayurveda.   
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In 2011, she developed and teaches a graduate-level course CSPH 5343 ‘Ayurveda, The Science of Self-Healing’, at the Earl E Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota. Through this course she addresses the ethics, principles, and spirituality underlying the most ancient healing system of Ayurveda, and how to integrate it with yoga, for overall wellbeing.
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Asavari is a professional member of AAPNA (Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America). She serves as a vice president for the Minnesota Ayurveda Association. Her passion is to educate students on how to create balance to achieve health and wellbeing.  The University of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing
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She offers holistic diet and lifestyle consultations at
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6:00 p.m. Hatha Yoga with Lori Beron
7:00 p.m. Meditation with Swami Radha Bharati
7:30 p.m. Talk by Asavari Manvikar
8:30 p.m. No Soup Because of Remodel
9:00 p.m. Prayers and Meditation

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All are welcome! Come for the entire evening, or join at any time. There is no need to make reservations. Simply show up and enjoy yourself!
Weekly Format:
6:00 – 7:00: Hatha Yoga for Everyone! ($10)
7:00 – 7:30: Guided Meditation (free!)
7:30 – 8:30: Inspiring Presentation and discussion (donation appreciated)
8:30 – 9:00: Vegetarian soup (suggested donation $3)
9:00: Evening Prayers and Clean-up

Event Details

Date: May 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Organizer Name: The Meditation Center
Phone: 612-379-2386