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Hemant Gupta M D Ayurveda, DNM

Hemant Gupta M D Ayurveda, DNM

Founder and Director of Holistic Ayurveda Institute and Wellness Centre in Ontario (Canada), Dr. Hemant Gupta is a veteran in Ayurveda bringing over 35 years of expertise in Panchakarma, Marma Therapy, Natural healing and Teaching, Yoga and more. He is also founder and president of Canadian Ayurvedic Members Alliance (CAMA).

Dr Gupta has been an advocate for Ayurveda, credited for introducing and establishing Ayurvedic curriculum and medicine practices in various respected educational institutions in Canada, USA and across the world. This includes developing comprehensive academic curriculum from masters, graduate and undergraduate levels, to setting up courses (online/offline), seminars and workshops up to PhD level. 

In 2011, he was honored with Charak Award by AAPNA, in recognition of excellence in teaching and his valuable contributions to Ayurveda in North America. Apart from this, he is serving on the Board of Advisory at Centre for Natural Medicine and Prevention, Fairfield, Iowa (USA) since 1999. He is also associated with College of Maharishi Vedic Medicine at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) in Fairfield as associate professor and deputy director.  Dr Gupta has been invited by many universities and has spoken at conferences and workshops from faculties of Japan, Australia, South Africa, Thailand, Hong Kong,
Philippines, Holland and Switzerland. He has published many research papers, a few are ‘Psycho-physiological correlates of the dosha theory of mind and body’ with Dr. F. Travis and Dr. D. Sands at MUM, Fairfield. ‘Effect of reading Sanskrit on brainwave coherence’ with Dr. F. Travis, at Department of Psychology, MUM, and ‘A clinical trial to discover the effects of Pancha karma and diet on hypercholesterolemia’, at The Raj
Maharishi Ayurveda Health Clinic, Fairfield. He has done research paper with Dr R.S. Schneider, T. Kohler on ‘An Empirical Study of Clinical Correlates of Traditional Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis (Nadi Vigyan).
His responsibilities included establishing new panchakarma clinic and carrying research and consultation Pancha karma for the outpatients and patients in the university clinic, creating teaching curriculum in Vedic Medicine and consulting physician on Board of Directors of corporations and more. He was also nominated as Most Outstanding
Teacher of the Year- 1999 by the University Student Council.


He has also spoken at various international conferences including International Conference Ayurveda & Metabilic Disorders, organized by The University of British Columbia, ‘Aging and Rejuvenation” World Conference’ at McGill University, Conference on Complementary Medicine organized by  Department of Hygiene, MIE 
School of Medicine, Tsu-shi MIE, Japan and the keynote speech at  the 4th Conference on Ayurveda, in Tokyo ( Japan).


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