International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation (IMAVF)
The International Platform for Maharishi AyurVeda Health Professionals and Supporters
Devendra Triguna

Padma Bhushan Vaidya Shri Devendra Triguna

Padma Bhushan Vaidya Shri Devendra Triguna is President of the All India Ayurvedic Congress and numerous central councils and governing bodies of the Government of India.

He is the foremost expert on the ancient science of healing - Ayurveda. Having taken formal education as an Ayurvedic Physician, he then studied under his father, the renowned Ayurvedic physician, Padma Vibhushan Raj Vaidya Brihaspati Dev Triguna and mastered the knowledge of Nadi Vigyan - Pulse Diagnosis.

Vaidya Triguna is a recipient of the Government of India civilian awards “Padma Shri” & “Padma Bhushan” for his contribution to Ayurveda. He has been The Visitor of Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in India. Having been honoured with the National Dhanwantari Award by the Government of India for his tireless efforts to institutionalize the Ayurveda system in the modern health care set-up for India, Vaidya Triguna carries on his mission to preserve, propagate and heal through this ancient science of healing.

Divakaran Mooss

Ashtavaidya Divakaran Mooss

Ashtavaidya Divakaran Mooss is chairman and Chief Physician at Ashtavaidyan Thaikkattu Mooss, Aatma Ayurvedic Hospital, Thrissur, Kerala, India and Chief Consulting Physician at Keraleeya Ayurveda Samajam Shoranur, and at PNNM Ayurveda Medical College.

He began his traditional Gurukula Sanskrit lessons at the age of six under Acharaya Kerala Varma and M.V.Krishna Varier. He started his career at the age of 22, after a preparatory period of 8 years under Vayaskara N.S. Mooss and P.T. Narayanan Mooss.

He was honoured with the title Rajavaidya - which means the royal physician - from Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1997. For the successful completion of the assigned projects Ashtavaidyan Mooss used to travel widely in USA, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He received many awards such as Vaidyashtreshta from Bharateeya Ayurveda Paramparya Vaidya Federation, Ayurveda Puraskaram from Guruvayur Samhita Trust etc.

Prof. Subhash Ranade

Prof. Dr. Subhash Ranade

Prof. Dr. Subhash Ranade is a leading academician and physician in the field of Ayurveda. At present he is Chairman of the International Academy of Ayurveda, Pune, India, Honorary Dean of the Kerala Ayurveda Academy, USA and Director of the International Maharishi Ayurveda Foundation, The Netherlands.

He has worked as Professor and Head of the Dept. of Interdisciplinary School of Ayurveda, as Professor and Head of the Dept. of Ayurveda Pune University, and as Principal of Ashtang Ayurveda College, Pune, India.

Prof. Ranade is the author of 127 books on Ayurveda and Yoga, published in fifteen languages and has given many television interviews on Ayurveda, not only in India but also in USA, Poland, Italy, Germany, Argentina, Brazil and Chili as well. He has also attended many International and National seminars on Ayurveda and Yoga and has written hundreds of articles on Ayurveda and Yoga in various magazines and newspapers.

Vaidya Manohar Palakurthi

Vaidya Manohar Palakurthi

Vaidya Manohar Palakurthi is a leading Maharishi AyurVeda expert – the consciousness-based approach to health – having worked directly with Maharishi for three decades. Vaidya Manohar has taught Maharishi AyurVeda courses, including Maharishi Nadi Vigyan, all over the world, and currently teaches at Maharishi University of Management, USA. He consults for Maharishi AyurVeda course development for physicians in the USA, Japan, and Europe, and for the development of Maharishi AyurVeda herbal products.

Vaidya Palakurthi was trained by, and worked with, world experts such as Vaidya Balraj Maharishi, the world's leading expert in Dravya Guna, Rajvaidya Brihaspati Dev Triguna, the world's leading expert in Nadi Vigyan, and Vaidya V.M. Dwivedi, former Vice chancellor of Jamnagar Ayurveda University, the world's leading expert in Ayurvedic mineral and metal preparations.

Ravi Mooss

Ashtavaidya E.T. Ravi Mooss BAMS

Ashtavaidya E.T. Ravi Mooss is the Managing Director of Aatma Ayurvedic Private Clinic (Kerala), Honorary Director and Deputy Superintendent of Ashtamgam Ayurveda Chikitsalayam and Vidyapeedom (Kerala), Technical Director of Keraleeya Ayurveda Samjam Hospital (Shoranur, Kerala), State Committee member and Secretary of Thrissur Department of Ayurveda Medical Association of India (Kerala).

He began his traditional Gurukula studies at young age with his father Ashtavaidya E.T. Divakaran Mooss and went onto detailed Ashtangahridaya study with his great uncle Ashtavaidya Brahmasree Pulamanthole Sankaran Mooss. In 1999 he completed the BAMS degree at Ayurveda College Coimbatore, and continued with the Advanced Panchakarma course at the National Research Institute of Panchakarama, Department of AYUSH (Government of India).

Ashtavaidya Mooss has worked at the Foundation of Revitalization of Local Health Traditions (Bangalore), Club Mahindra (India), and under his father Ashtavaidya E.T. Divakaran Mooss at Maharishi Vedic University in The Netherlands and in India. He has conducted seminars and training classes in USA, Netherlands, Hungary, Croatia, Australia, Japan, Russia, UK, and Switzerland.

Ashtavaidya Narayanan Nambi

Ashtavaidya A. N. Narayanan Nambi, MD (AYU)

Ashtavaidya Prof. A.N. Narayanan Nambi, MD (Ayu) is the Director of the Academic Division of the SNA Oushadhasala (P) Ltd founded by Ashtavaidya Thrissur Thaikat Mooss. He is faculty member of Ayurvedic Point, Italy and the European Academy of Ayurveda, Germany, Member Secretary of the Clinical Services, Council for International Cooperation of Indian System of Medicine, Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, and Professor of the Department of Basic Principles, Vishnu Ayurveda College, Shornur.

Prof. Nambi is the successor of a great lineage of Ashtavaidyas of the Ayurvedic families of Kerala. With both, a traditional and institutional education, Prof. Nambi is loyal to the classical teachings of the science of Ayurveda. He is recognized in both, India and Europe for his knowledge of Ayurveda and Indian sciences. He is actively involved in Ayurvedic education in Europe and Middle-East. His teachings and articles have received much acclaim in both India and the West.