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

Ashtavaidya 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.

Ashtavaidya Ravi Mooss

Ashtavaidya Ravi Mooss

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).

Karin Pirc

Dr. phil. Karin Pirc

Medical Director Maharishi AyurVeda Health Centre Bad Ems. She was honoured the “Global Hakim Ajmal Khan Award” as “Best Ayurvedic Physician 2006” and the “International Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2013 and is also the author of eight books on Ayurveda.

Oliver Werner

Dr. med. Oliver Werner

Director, Maharishi AyurVeda Europe BV, The Netherlands.

Advanced Seminar: Clinical Use of Veda Herbs

Maharishi AyurVeda-trained health professionals are invited to participate in this advanced online seminar!

It is a great joy to announce this special online seminar with Ashtavaidya Divakaran Mooss and his son Ashtavaidya Ravi Mooss, as well as Dr. phil. Karin Pirc and Dr. med. Oliver Werner as co-hosts. It was recorded in April 2016 at MERU, The Netherlands. The topic of the seminar is the clinical application of 43 of the most effective and readily available Veda herbs.

Content of the Seminar

The course is structured in 3 parts and consists of 31 lessons with a total of approx. 21 hours. To view the topics in detail, please click here.

You can watch the lessons any time convenient to you. There is no time limit for the completion of the seminar. Questions arising during the seminar can be sent to

Who can attend?

The online seminar is open to health professional who have already been trained in Maharishi AyurVeda and it can also be taken by those who have been on the first course of Veda herbs with Ashtavaidya in the 1990’s. Registration as Affiliate of IMAVF is required.

What does it cost?

The fee for the webinar is €495.

There is a €50 reduction, if you register before 31 May 2019.

If you are not yet an IMAVF Affiliate, enrollment in the IMAVF Affiliate programme gives you many more benefits for only €80 per year (only €40 for MAV health professionals from developing countries). Click here to review all benefits and how to enroll as an IMAVF Affiliate.

How to book the online seminar

IMAVF Affiliates:

  • Log in to your IMAVF Affiliate account at
  • Click on News and Events in the Top Menu bar
  • Click on Clinical Use of Veda Herbs
  • Click the Pay Now button

Not yet an IMAVF Affiliate:

  • Go to the home page of:
  • Click on Join-us
  • Click on Registration
  • Register as an IMAVF Affiliate
  • After checking your status as MAV doctor, we will open the MAV services for you. This may take up to 24 hours. You will be notified, when this is done.
  • Log in to your new IMAVF Affiliate account
  • Click on News and Events in the Top Menu bar
  • Click on Clinical Use of Veda Herbs
  • Click the Pay Now button
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  • Topics of Veda Herbs Seminar

    Part 1: Introduction

    • Diagnostic Procedures of Maharishi AyurVeda
    • Prashanam (Questionaire for Diagnosis of Diseases)
    • The different categories of Veda Herbs, incl. standard dosages and methods of use
    • General guidelines for recommendations of Veda Herbs
    • Dravya Guna
    • Dravya Guna Karma Shastra


    Part 2: Essential Veda Herbs

    43 essential Veda Herbs in detail: ingredients, indications, contra-indications, overall effect, Dravya Guna, and karma of important ingredients.

    • Churnas: Veda 104, 107, 114, 127, 129 and 143
    • Gulikas: Veda 204, 208, 214 and 238
    • Kashayas: Veda 302, 304, 305, 311, 312, 314, 317, 319, 321, 323, 324, 326, 327, 332, 333, 334, 338, 341, 344, 345, 351, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358 and 360
    • Avalehas: Veda 408 and 412
    • Thailas: Veda 643, 687, 700 and 711


    Part 3: Treatment Protocols

    • Asthma
    • Constipation
    • Skin Diseases
    • Menstrual Disorders
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Joint and Muscle Pain