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International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation

The International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation is a global organization representing all Maharishi AyurVeda trained health professionals worldwide. We serve as a platform connecting and strengthening Maharishi AyurVeda health professionals and by doing so creating a strong, united voice of consciousness based Ayurveda as well as contributing in making Ayurveda an inherent part of the public health care system.

Our Goals

• Offering introductions and training to health professionals and providing continuing medical education in Maharishi AyurVeda.

• Providing a platform and strengthening Maharishi AyurVeda trained health professionals by providing them with latest updates and clinical practices in the field of Maharishi AyurVeda including research articles and knowledge courses as well as documentation of case studies.

• Implementing a standardized structure for Maharishi AyurVeda courses and establishing an accreditation board for MAV courses and health centers to assure the highest quality standards of Maharishi AyurVeda worldwide.

• Establishing a trustworthy and reliable interface for communication with governmental institutions, making an impact on legislation, health care providers, medical associations, and grant providers, thereby contributing to creating an increasingly disease-free society.

• Organizing and conducting an biennial international Maharishi AyurVeda congress.

• Organizing and participating at international Ayurveda conferences as well as alternative medicine conferences and exhibitions.

• Promoting research in the field of Ayurveda and making it a part of the public health care system.

• Inspiring, conducting as well as publicizing new research on Maharishi AyurVeda




At the end of the 1970s, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who brought the Transcendental Meditation programme to the world, started working closely with leading Ayurvedic physicians and scholars to systematize and restore the age-old knowledge of Ayurveda to its complete value. It is this total approach to natural health care that has been given the name Maharishi AyurVeda. This brand assures authenticity, completeness and highest quality.

In addition, Maharishi has completely restored the thousands of years-old scattered Vedic Literature into a complete science, bringing to light its full potential. Through his revival of Vedic science with its various disciplines such as Ayurveda, Sthapatya Veda, Ghandarva Veda, Jyotish etc., he has made a unique and practical contribution to the holistic improvement of many areas of our civilization.

Only a holistic approach that takes into consideration all aspects of mind and body together, can be successful in handling health.


Health is not just the absence of disease, but life in balance, life in wholeness – life in complete happiness, success, and fulfilment. Everyone should live this state of health all the time.

Ayurveda is the worlds oldest and most comprehensive scientific system of natural health care, originating in the ancient Vedic tradition of India. Formally recognized by the World Health Organization, it emphasizes prevention of disease as well as promotion of health and longevity.

In contrast with contemporary medicine, Maharishi AyurVeda is holistic, prevention-oriented, free from harmful side effects, and capable of treating disease at its source rather than at the superficial level of symptoms. This makes Maharishi AyurVeda both cost-effective and practical. Extensive research and experience have confirmed the age-old authenticity of Maharishi AyurVeda and proven its effectiveness.