The Maharishi AyurVeda Institute (MAVI-UK) has been created to provide a national vehicle for promoting the knowledge of Maharishi AyurVeda within both the health professions and the general public. The new Institute was established by reviving and renaming the dormant charity known as the Maharishi AyurVeda Disease-Free Society Trust.
To achieve Maharishi’s goal of a disease-free society, the Institute will sponsor education and training programmes to create more Maharishi AyurVeda practitioners, while also setting standards for the safe practice of Maharishi AyurVeda. In addition, the charity will promote the sustainable use of plants and minerals for the materia medica of Maharishi AyurVeda, and promote GLOBAL GOOD NEWS high standards of quality control in the manufacture and supply of products used in its practice. The Institute will also encourage, fund and publicise the results of scientific research on Maharishi AyurVeda.
The five Trustees of the Maharishi AyurVeda Institute are: Dr Peter Warburton, Chief Executive Officer of Maharishi Foundation UK, Dr Geoffrey Mead, Joint Director of Health for England with Susan Lincoln, Maharishi AyurVeda practitioner, David Whitley, former Managing Director of Maharishi AyurVeda Products UK and Richard Johnson, National Director of England, Maharishi Foundation.