Lothar Pirc is international proponent of Ayurveda and holistic health. Mr Pirc is founder and president of the award-winning Maharishi AyurVeda Health Center Bad Ems, Germany. Over the last 25 years, Mr Pirc has introduced the health benefits of the natural time-tested approaches of Maharishi AyurVeda to thousands of people around the world. He has spoken to many groups of physicians, national health organizations, and government and business leaders in Europe, Russia, India, Japan, the Middle East, Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Nepal and the US. Mr Pirc is a certified teacher of the Transcendental Meditation Programme and has been active in its international programmes for world peace for over 40 years.
Mr Pirc was awarded the Global Hakim Ajmal Khan Award 2007 for Organizational and Social Vedic Services presented by the Chief Minister of the State of Delhi, India, for its work in research, application, and expansion of Ayurveda around the world. In 2006, Mr Pirc received a gold medal "For Honor and Good" for his "excellent contribution for the revival and blossoming of peace, for greatness of mind and altruistic magnanimity" at the Moscow Academy of Sciences, from the Russian charitable organization "Patrons of the Century" and in 2008, Mr Pirc was elected to the position of General Secretary of EURAMA (European Ayurveda Medical Association). In 2012 Lothar founded the Nepal Maharishi Foundation for Vedic Culture, a German Foundation to raise funds in Europe to help preserve the unique and timeless cultural tradition of Nepal—the Vedic Tradition.