Robert Edwin Svoboda is an American ayurvedic doctor and author. He gives lectures and courses to students around the world. He teaches on topics like ayurveda, tantra, jyotish, and Eastern religion. He also has a private consulting practice with clients in India, Australia, Europe, Canada, and the USA. He has received several awards such as National Merit Scholarship, University of Oklahoma Merit Scholarship, U.S. Office of Education Scholarship, National Endowment for the Humanities Youthgrant, and Marsden Foundation Grant.