(Last Updated on : 01/12/2010)
India is certainly the greatest repository of a beneficial and alternative medical network, Ayurveda. There is a boom of clinics and hospitals all over India. Indus Valley Ayurvedic Centre(IVAC) ,an award - winning ayurvedic spa and resort in Mysore, is aiming at the Universal Promotion of Better Health. It is offering traditional remedies as well as marvelous beauty therapies, prescribed by a panel of highly efficient doctors , like Dr. Talavane Krishna(M.B.BS.F.F.A.R.C.S.[U.K.]). They have taught in U.S.A., U.K., Germany, Japan and India. IVAC has contributed a lot to Ayurvedic Research.It is committed to a collaborative research programme on childhood obesity of Vikram Hospital and Heart Care, Mysore and the Maryland University of U.S.A.
Again, Dr. Vinod P. Nair, of Jeevana Holistic Health Centre at Pune , has been honoured by the Central Council of Indian Medicine as the "Ayurveda Acharaya . He has studied Ayurveda in the Gurukul style from the International Institute of Ayurveda, Tamil Nadu.
There is the National Institute of Naturopathy in Pune at "Bapu Bhavan" of Mahatma Gandhi.
Kerala is the epicenter of Ayurvedic business. Kerala`s Ayurveda Tour in resorts like Spice Village with "Vaidya" expertise makes for an exotic experience. Ayurbay Medicus Ayurvedic Centre in Ayurbay Beach Resorts in Kerala is one of the best wellness hospitals.It is designed by renowned practitioners, called Dr.K.R.Chandra Babu and Dr.Mrs. Lalithambika Babu. Athreya Ayurveda Hospital founded by Dr.Gireesh Athreya specializes in Panchakarma-based therapies and soothing, massages.
Such is the reliability of Ayurveda, that Ayurvedic practitioners are appointed as Honorary Ayurvedic Physicians to the President of India. Every year on the occasion of "Dhanvantai Jayanti", the prestigious Dhanvantari Award is conferred to an eminent physician. Ayurbay Medicus Ayurvedic Centre in Ayurbay Beach Resorts in Kerala is one of the best.
Unani has received remarkable research and development with the setting up of the International Institute of Islamic Medicine. The Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (1978) at Hyderabad is a fabulous initiative.
Ayurveda has acquired international acclaim. International Vedic Institute, Sri Aurobindo International Institute for Integral Health,Himalayan International Institute etc. The International Institute of Ayurveda and Complimentary Medicines at Toronto in Canada is the premier institute for Ayurveda, Acupunture and other traditional healthsystem in WHO Charter.
Ayurveda is expanding its sway .It has almost reached every possible corners of the world with beauty therapies, refreshing massages, yogic exercises, meditation,aromatherapy and so on.