"The highest ideal of cure is the speedy, gentle, and enduring restoration of health by the most trustworthy and least harmful way."

                                          Samuel Hahneman

In the quiet woodlands of Kalamazoo, MI, the Sambodh Center for Human Excellence (SCHE) is quietly emerging as a major facility in the United States for the teaching of Vedanta, Meditation, Yoga and Ayurveda, fostered by the Dharmic vision: the unity of all, and the unity of all spiritual paths. SCHE serves as the headquarters of The Sambodh Society, Inc. and is maintained by devotees, donors and friends. 

The Bodhananda Vedic Institute, School of Ayurveda offers a syllabus of courses in the study of Ayurveda, a spiritual science that encompasses and supports all dimensions of human life, in particular a healthy body, mind, and spirit. The Institute is located in a serene 32-acre woodland parcel belonging to The Sambodh Society, Inc., which also houses its national headquarters, the Sambodh Center for Human Excellence (SCHE). The facility was constructed in 2007.

The Administrative Office for the Bodhananda Vedic Institute is located on first floor (ground level entry) of the Sambodh Center for Human Excellence, headquarters of The Sambodh Society, Inc., for which the address is:

6363 North 24th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49004.

Telephone: (269) 492-0544.

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Statement of Ownership and Aims

The Sambodh Society, Inc. is a Michigan Ecclesiastical Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Corporation and the owner and operator of the Bodhananda Vedic Institute and all of its Programs. Founded by Swami Bodhananda Saraswati, both The Sambodh Society, Inc. together with the Bodhananda Vedic Institute espouse and promote these aims:

o   To promote understanding of India's ancient spiritual heritage, of which Ayurveda is an integral part, particularly through study and teaching of Vedic texts and India’s ancient literature.

o   To offer the perennial Vedic wisdom and practical knowledge that enables its practitioners to establish an integrated life-style that nurtures and balances the body-mind and spirit.

o   To direct this wisdom towards active and constructive service to society.

Interior view or Ayurveda classroom and outdoor patio

on the Lower Level of the Facility

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*The Bodhananda Vedic Institute School of Ayurveda and it's Ayurvedic Health Counselor program (level 1) is an Organizational Member of NAMA. 

Many Thanks Caitlin!

CREDITS: Website Design: Caitlin Mimsey, Grand Rapids, MI; Logo and Artwork by Liz Henderson, Kalamazoo.MI; 

Nature photos (all from the Sambodh ashram property), and Photos of Swamiji, by Ruth Small, Kalamazoo, MI; 

Webmaster: Ruth Small, BVI School of Ayurveda, Kalamazoo, MI

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