Our Founder

Oocha Mani founder Nala Saraswati has devoted much of his life to the study of Vedic spiritual traditions regarding gemstones as well as the art of metal working. Equipped with over twenty years of experience studying Vedic Astrology and over fifteen years working with gems as a professional jeweler, he is uniquely qualified to create astrological and therapeutic jewelry as taught in the traditions of Jyotish (Vedic Astrology) and Ayurveda. Nala is a student of the Achyutananda parampara which is a lineage of traditional Jyotishis (Vedic Astrologers) dating back over 500 years.