About us

Pandit Atul Krshna and Monica B Groover are the co founders Narayana Ayurveda & Yoga Academy and, dedicated to continuing the cause of a plant based diet, Vedic and Ayurvedic Health and Yoga Practice.

Monica B Groover

Monica B Groover, Ph.D., LMT, A.D*


Dr. Monica B Groover is a licensed Massage Therapist, Ayurveda Practitioner, Yoga Teacher, & Herbalist.


Ms. Groover comes from a heritage of Ayurveda, Vedic Astrology, and Herbal healing. Her father was a famous Vedic Astrologer and Herbalist in India. MS Groover studied extensive Ayurveda and Panchakarma under Guru Shishya parampara. She has also studied with  International Center for Ayurveda studies at Gujarat Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Maharishi Ayurveda, and, Kerala Ayurvedic Health Institute in India. She has taught at Kerala Ayurveda in California and been a guest speaker at events organized at Bastyr, Palomar Integrative Hospital, Rady's Children and, Nursing school in San Diego.

She has prepared an Ayurveda curriculum for graduate courses and different Ayurveda colleges.


An accomplished Gandharva music singer, advanced meditation practitioner, and, Herbalist- Ms. Groover practices traditional Ayurveda as passed to her by her heritage, Energy medicine, and also practices Vedic Healing through Mantras.

*A certified NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association), member at the Ayurveda Doctor level; Ms. Groover's research and articles have been published in India, as well as the U.S. Her articles have been published in Light of Ayurveda Journal, and her curriculum has been used by Universities.


Ms. Groover is the author of AYURVEDA AND THE FEMININE available to buy on amazon. Her second book ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO AYURVEDA - a textbook for Ayurveda Counselors is being edited.   Ms. Groover has been actively involved in the standards committee, exam committee, and other voluntary committees with   NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association)





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Pt. Atul Krishna Dasa

Pandit Atul Krishna Das

Vedic Astrologer, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Sanskrit Pundit

Pandit Atul Krishna Das does Vedic Astrology Consultations and teaches Ayurvedic Nutrition and Cooking Demonstrations. Jyotish, when combined with Ayurvedic Consultation - it gives a holistic blueprint for the whole life. Why things happened in past and what is indicated for the future from health, wealth, relationship aspects.

Pt Atul Krishna is a Vedanta pundit of Vaishnava Vedic Philosophy, Samkhya Philosophy and Sanskrit, Pundit Krishnaji has translated and edited a number of ancient Sanskrit texts including Srimad Bhagavad Gita, Sri Brahma Samhita, Hitopadesh, Origin of Ratha Yatra and various Stotrams.


He is helping us translate Charaka Samhita word by word from Sanskrit and giving his own commentary. Pandit Atul Krishna teaches Samkhya, Manasa and Sanskrit for Narayana Ayurveeda


Pandit Atul's been been published in the Light of Ayurveda Journal.

His Ayurvedic Vegetarian cooking skills are legendary within the Ayurveda community, and, people fly from all over the world to learn from him.