Advisory Board


Shekhar Annambhotla (B.A.M.S, MD, Ayurveda)
 
Dr. Shekhar is an ayurvedic specialist who was classically trained in India and has been practicing and teaching ayurveda worldwide since 1988. Ayurveda is not just a system of alternative medicine, but is actually a comprehensive and ancient science of health. It is Shekhar’s belief that due to the open nature of ayurveda and its timeless principles, it is a boon to those of us living in the modern, stressful world. Shekhar’s mission is to educate and help people live healthier lives with ayurveda. He began his eight-year course of study in ayurveda at the age of 17, first at Nagarjuna University in Andhra Pradesh, India and then at Gujarat Ayurved University in Gujarat, India, where he earned his Doctorate Degree in Ayurveda. He is also a Licensed Integrative Bodywork and Massage Therapist (LMT) and an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E.R.Y.T.-500) with the Yoga Alliance and an instructor of therapeutic Hatha Yoga, having completed training at the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Center in India. Shekhar is also a certified pranic healer and a Reiki Healer.


Since 2002, Shekhar has been the Founding Director of Ojas LLC, Ayurveda Wellness Center, in Pennsylvania, USA.

He is the Founder, President and Chairman of the Board of Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA) (www.aapna.org).
 
Shekhar served on the Board of Directors for National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) from 2005-2010. He has taught ayurveda courses in many prestigious universities in the United States including University of Pennsylvania (UPENN), University of Medicine & Dentistry in NJ (UMDNJ), Hershey Medical School, Jefferson Medical School and others. He was awarded the “Tathagat International Excellence Award 2011” in Dubai and received the award “Ayurveda Khandantara Sthapanacharya” Award for promoting ayurveda around the globe. He is on the editorial board for Light on Ayurveda Journal, MA, USA

Dr. C.P Asghar (BAMS, PGDYP)

Dr Asghar completed his BAMS training as an Ayurvedic physician at the prestigious Kottakal Ayurveda college, known for it's authentic and traditional teachings of Ayurveda and himself hails from Kerala, the land of the Ashtavaidya school of Physicians founded by Vagbhata from Sindh, the great Ayurvedacharya after Sushruta and Charaka Rishis.

He has worked as a resident doctor at the Indus Valley Ayurveda Centre in Mysore which is famous for it's Panchakarma treatments as well as holding posts as a Govt. Medical Officer at Govt. Ayurveda Hospitals in India.

Around 2000, he founded the Greens Ayurveda Centre and Hospital in North Malabar in Kerala which today attracts several groups of students and patients from around the globe as far as Russia, the Americas, Europe and Australasia. It also has a special BSS-Approved Training centre for foreign students as well as Panchakarma training for Indian BAMS graduates, under the direction of Dr. Asghar in his zeal to promote Ayurveda East and West.

In addition, he has participated in several workshops and conferences on Ayurveda, with his articles being published in medical journals, magazines and newspapers as well as doing interviews on State and National Television. His healing hands and clinic are well-known to people in the region of North Malabar who come far and wide to receive treatments, as also extending to the western world, where several groups come at a time to receive professional Ayurvedic Training and treatments for a varied range of disorders under the supervision of his many well-trained therapists (some of who come from traditional Kalari - Kerala martial arts families) and Vaidyas (Ayurvedic Doctors) at the Greens Ayur Centre.


Shri Param Eswaran is  The Father of Para-Tan, Master of the Living Goddess Tradition and founder of the Mahavidya Temple, Tamil Nadu, India and the Mahavidya Inner Health Center in Seremban Malaysia. 

A Tamil from Malaysia has shared his teachings with thousands of people over the past 37 years.
 

Shri Param Eswaran’s life mission is to share the gift that he received from Mother Kali after years of deep meditation. She offered him Healing Sound that will assist humanity to empower their life, thus giving them freedom from a life of medication. Bija Mantras that can reprogram your DNA, used for healing for 1000s of years in India and around the world. Reprogramming our DNA a new scientific discovery, Russian biophysicist and molecular biologist Pjotr Garjajev.


 


Dr. Rafeena Kidavintavida (BAMS, PGDY, CGO)


Born in the traditional Ayurvedic country of Kerala state in southern India, where the great Ayurvedic Seer from Sindh, Vagbhata (c.500AD), the last of the great authors on the 'greater Ayurveda texts' eventually settled and founded the 'Ashtavaidya' system of physicians, Dr. Rafeena holds a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) and also Post-Graduate Diploma in Yoga (PGDY) and as well as working as an Ayurvedic Doctor in Hospitals in India, has also been instrumental in writing and conducting Ayurveda courses for International Students in India, both at Greens Ayur Gurukulam in Azhiyur, Kerala and in charge of the teaching faculty at PVA Multispecial Ayurvedic Hospital in Kannur. 

She currently resides in Sydney, Australia and has set up her clinic there to help bring the rich traditions of Ayurveda and her knowledge to the people of Australia, sharing her expertise and knowledge with a varied range of clients.