The Vedic period or Vedic age is the period in the history of the Indian subcontinent intervening between the end of the urban Indus Valley Civilization, and a second urbanisation which began in c. 600 BCE.
The Vedic Meditation Technique is a simple, natural, effortless procedure practiced for 20 minutes in the morning and evening while sitting comfortably with the eyes closed. The Veda is the great body of knowledge that comes to us in an unbroken line of scholarship. From the Veda comes everything we know about yoga, the health science of Ayurveda and the Veda is the root of most of what is broadly called ‘Eastern philosophies’. Essentially, .
The Himalayan Mountains have been the home of sages for millennia. These great sages have lived and passed on knowledge of the yogic teachings to disciples who then became masters passing on the teachings in an unbroken lineage since the Vedic period. Twelve hundred years ago Shankaracharya organized his teaching into five centers of the Himalayan Tradition. As one of those five, our tradition is the Bharati lineage connected with the Shankaracharya at the .