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Robert Edwin Svoboda (1953–) is an American author and ayurvedic doctor who gives lectures and courses around the world, related to the subjects of ayurveda, jyotish, tantra and Eastern religion. He is author of eleven books, including Prakriti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution (1989), and the Aghora trilogy (1986, 1993, 1997) about his guru, Vimalananda, and the Aghori sect.

He also maintains a private consulting practice with clients in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and India. Svoboda is the first Westerner to graduate from a college of ayurveda (in 1980) and be licensed to practice ayurveda in India.
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