Sunshine Ayurveda is run and owned by a team of experienced Ayurveda doctors and therapists who offer authentic Ayurveda services in the Sunshine Coast region.
- Experienced holistic doctor, healer, teacher, and writer
- Specialized in Ayurvedic detox (Panchakarma)
- Trained in India and Nepal, the original lands of Ayurveda
- Graduate in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) from the Institute of Medicine at Tribhuwan University in Kathmandu.
- Professional member of Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA)
- Owner of Sunshine Ayurveda
Qualification and Experience
Dr Ram Bhandari holds distinguished qualifications in Ayurvedic medicine from the most reputable universities and hospitals in India and Nepal. He won a competitive scholarship to study Ayurvedic medicine, and completed six years of medical training in Kathmandu, Nepal.
He further augmented his medical degree with advanced training in Panchakarma at the Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Foundation, a Centre of Excellence in Kerala, Southern India.
After graduating, Dr Bhandari was made a founding member and Panchakarma specialist in the largest Ayurvedic and Panchakarma private hospital in Nepal, the the Ojus Ayurveda Hospital and Research Centre in Kathmandu.
Dr Bhandari’s qualifications include specialisation in detoxification and rejuvenation therapy (Panchakarma), therapeutic yoga and breathing therapy (Pranayama), Vastu (Vedic architecture), and Jyotish (Vedic astrology). He has expertise in healing techniques including reflexology, relaxation massage, Marma therapy and Reiki healing.
Dr Bhandari practiced at an Ayurvedic Panchakarma resort on Madeira Island, Portugal, where he provided Ayurvedic consultations and treatments to guests from all over Europe. He also lectured in an Ayurvedic certification course at Associação Luso-Brasileira de Ayurvédica, Lisbon, and delivered workshops and consultations in Germany and the Netherlands.
Dr Bhandari has designed and delivered Ayurvedic training workshops in Europe, South America and Central America. The courses that he taught in Colombia include: Ayurvedic Practitioner Certification, Panchakarma, Shirodhara, Ayurvedic beauty therapy, Ayurvedic cookery, and Vastu Shastra. Ram has also taught Ayurveda for Yoga teachers in Nicaragua.
Before moving to the Sunshine Coast with his beautiful family, Ram was based on the Gold coast where, for five years, he managed a successful Ayurveda centre. He was among the sought out holistic practitioners and Ayurveda doctors in the Gold Coast region. He offered consultations, detox programs, Ayurveda courses, and regular workshops at the Gold Coast Yoga Centre, one of the well-established yoga schools on the Gold Coast.
Ram has a strong desire to educate and inform clients about the benefits of a holistic approach to healing, and to promote Ayurveda practices globally. With this aim in view, he started an Ayurveda blog in 2011 (www.ayurmantra.com). There you will find hundreds of articles about Ayurveda, yoga, herbs, natural remedies and more. His articles have also been published on other online sites and in print magazines.
In response to the increasing demand for holistic healing and Ayurveda treatments, Dr Bhandari has designed complete holistic centre in the heart of Maroochydore