The Vastra Project is a collaboration among a few individuals whose roots trace back to the region of Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala, India. In coming together as Vastra , we bring our diverse backgrounds together towards a common vision.The most important member of the Vastra team is Nature itself...especially the protected forests along the Western Ghats in Kerala that host an abundance of the most diverse flora used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Sri Narayan is a long-time resident of Washington, DC ,and a native of Trivandrum, Kerala where he was born and raised. Sri is passionate about Nutrition, Health and culinary arts, and has a background in coaching people towards achieving their best health.
The Vastra Dyeing Team , Kerala( India)
Using the knowledge passed on from their ancestors, some of whom were Ayurvedic physicians, they revived the ancient tradition of dyeing fabrics using only medicinal plants and herbs used in Ayurveda. For several years they've been refining this technique to make the colors robust for modern use and also experimenting with it to create many variations for colors and specific health benefits.