About Us

Astanga Ayurved & Panchakarma Wellness Center was founded by VedAcharya Dhanada Kulkarni with the mission of ''Transforming Lives through Vedic Wisdom via ancient systems of vedic knowledge: Ayurveda, Yoga, and Vedanta.

Our objective of making DFW and global community happy and healthy through authentic Ayurvedic treatment delivered at their doorstep will be a direct response to the growing unhealthy alignments and chronic disorders-some examples are diabetes, arthritis, asthma, obesity, hypertension, spondylitis, piles, skin problems, sexual disorders, etc. Most of these are affecting us today which do not have an effective permanent solution at all. We are team of Ayurved Doctors who believe” together, these ancient knowledges can rejuvenate and help give birth to deeper dimensions of our own being to heal naturally.


About Astanga Ayurveda’s name

Astanga Ayurved (अष्टांग आयुर्वेद) is Sanskrit word. “Asta =Eight” and “Anga=limbs or branches”. Astanga word means “Heart or Essence of all the Eight Branches of Ayurveda,” is one of the primary ancient root texts of Ayurveda, called Astanga Hridaya” Astanga” is very classical word which continues to serve as a root source for Ayurvedic philosophy and protocol, providing clear guidelines in all aspects of health.

About our logo

Our logo represents “Eight branches of Ayurveda as blossomed eight lotus flower petals, an ancient symbol of awakening health and spiritual consciousness. Each lotus petal represents one “Anga/limb” which is a specialization of ayurveda medicine from ancient times.

It is mentioned in Ayurvedic scriptures that Lord Brahma divided Ayurveda into eight parts to make it easy to learn, understand and remind. We can also say the Astanga Ayurveda as 8 super specialty branches of Ayurveda practiced since the classical era to heal and make people healthy naturally.

Astanga Ayurveda’s Eight different branches of Ayurveda are

  1. Kaya Chikitsa (Internal Medicine) kaya= body, chikitsa= treatment
  2. Shalya Tantra (Ayu. Surgery) shalya= harmful foreign particle, tantra=science
  3. Shalakya Tantra (Ophthalmology & ENT) shalaka= a rod-like instrument, tantra- science
  4. Koumarabhritya/ bala roga (Pediatrics) Koumara= children, bhritya= nutrition, parental care
  5. Bhoot Vidya (Ayu. psychiatry) Bhoot= invisible presence, Vidya= knowledge
  6. Agad Tantra/ Danshtra (Ayu. toxicology) Agada= toxin, danshtra= poisonous bite.
  7. Rasayana Tantra (Geriatrics) Rasayan= any medicine, material or behavior which enhance longevity and slows down the process of ageing.
  8. Vajikarana Tantra (Science of fertility & virility) Vaji= horse, a symbol of vital power or sexual power.


Our mission is to give our clients a private, tranquil haven to pamper, nourish, detoxify and recharge themselves; and if they have the desire, to provide a road map to guide them down a spiritual path of self-discovery. Every aspect of our wellness center is dedicated to this purpose.

At Astanga Ayurveda our mission is to offer uniqueness of authentic Ayurvedic treatment honed over centuries and Specific recommendations to each individual on lifestyle, diet, exercise and yoga, herbal therapy, and even spiritual practices to restore and maintain balance in body and mind. This understanding that we are all unique individuals It is based on health treatises and compendiums compiled by the greats like Charaka, Susruta, Vagabhatta and many other acharyas after them over thousands of years, and has been reinforced with evidence.



Astanga Ayurveda & Panchakarma Wellness Center will be the lion's roar and voice to preserve and bring right respect for all Indian ancient sciences. Astanga Ayurved and Panchakarma Wellness Center’s vision is to become undoubtedly the future of all Ayurveda services as “one stop shop” location for modern DFW and global community where wellness offer personalized consultations and are well equipped to provide a range of Ayurvedic treatments to help people stay healthy and seek a permanent and effective solution against not only chronic alignments but to maintain their healthy lifestyle.

We as global Ayurvedic wellness facility would be promoting all Indian ancient sciences and our vision is to provide global platform to help spread the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, Yoga, Vastu, Vedic astrology, etc. through lectures and workshops, conferences all over the world. We welcome all who has interest to promote, help, network, share information about Vedic Indian sciences and collaborate with us.

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