Durgadas (‘Rodney’) Lingham, [R.A.P, Dip. P.Psych, Dip. Nat., A.Y.T, AMPKT ] is an Indian born in a traditional Vaidika (Vedic) Hindu lineage spanning several generations. He comes from an ancient family having both Shakta and Vedic roots and belongs to the very first lineage in modern-times to translate and bring sciences and deep insights from the Rig Veda in the 18th Century. He continues to research and work within this continuity, expanding this Vaidika knowledge.
He feels it important to restore the traditional views and values of Vaidika (Vedic), teachings rather than modern distortions regarding these sciences popularized both in India and the West promoted by non-Hindus with little knowledge in these areas and not having been raised in these traditions.
Durgadas is an advanced student of Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) – one of the world’s leading authorities on Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedic sciences. Durgadas works internationally as a Vaidya (Ayurvedic Practitioner), Veda Kovid (Traditional Scholar and Teacher of Indology, Veda and Tantra) and Jyotishi (Vedic Astrologer and Psychologist).
As a Vaidya (Ayurvedic Practitioner)
“As an ancient medical system, Ayurveda is more than a few shaman rituals or village-practices that fell into disrepute. The ancient classical system of Ayurveda by the Acharyas included advances in fields as surgery, microbiology and genetics!”
Durgadas not only comes from a long lineage of traditional Vedic people of the Brahmin (Priestly) caste of India, but has also specially trained in all aspects of Ayurveda in Kerala, India under traditionally-trained Vaidyas (Ayurvedic Doctors) and therapists who form a part of the Ashtavaidya system of Ayurveda, going back some 1,500 years through the Ayurvedic physician Vagbhata, having older roots in Kalari (Martial arts).
He has also extensively studied Clinical Ayurveda as well as Ayurvedic Panchakarma (detoxification and rejuvenation), Pharmacology (herbs), Ayurvedic Cooking and Psychology, Astrology and Yoga in depth from Indian traditional masters as well as BAMS lecturers and has over 2,500 hours of formal training in all fields of this ancient science. He is the founder of the Purna Ayurveda system, which is taught to advanced students through his Academy of Traditional Ayurveda, which looks back at the original Ayurvedic classics that Durgadas has spent countless hours studying and researching, in order to bring out a true, authentic Ayurveda as it once was!
As a Jyotishi (Vedic Astrologer and Psychologist)
“Astrology represents the sum of all the psychological knowledge of antiquity”–Psychologist, Carl Jung
As a Jyotishi (Vedic Astrologer) Durgadas give special consideration to Ayurvedic psychology and its important role relative to health, as well as going beyond the normal constitutional and diagnostic analysis, which today is mainly of a mechanical nature alone; he brings in the deeper original methods of assessing the mind-body complex in a more complex and integral manner, carefully considering all aspects of the person before giving recommendations, which are also specially tailored to the individual, as also with several insights learned from classical texts in tradition that are greatly ignored today.
Durgadas is also trained in the ancient art of hasta-rekha or palmistry as well, and also combines this with chart readings.
Durgadas consults internationally with clients from New Zealand, India, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Switzerland, Fiji and others from all walks of life.
As a Veda Kovid (Traditional Scholar and Teacher of Vedas, Indology and Tantra)
“Hindus should pride themselves in their tradition of Hinduism and seek to earnestly keep it free from insidious foreign influences.”
As a teenager, he composed several works on Hinduism, Indology, Yoga and the Vedas, which later became the basis of his published books, workings and teachings today. Today, he is an internationally-read published author of twenty books on the Vedic Sciences as practiced by Indian Masters in their Integral forms and of which are used by Yoga Teachers and Ayurveda Practitioners. He is the Founder and Director of the Academy of Traditional Ayurveda, which conducts several courses on Ayurveda, Yoga as well as Tantric and Vedic Philosophy. He has founded the Para Saiva Siddhanta and Vaidik Para-Yoga system and written extensively, for advanced students and spiritual aspirants (sadhakas). He is certified with over 3,700 hours of formal study in Ayurveda and related Vedic Sciences.
You can note some of his articles on traditional Ayurveda with EverydayAyurveda HERE.
Durgadas’ books are available through major book retailers in Australia, Europe, the United States and India as well as through including amazon.com and abebooks
Internationally or amazon.in, bookadda in India and mightyape and others in New Zealand.
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