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Maharishi Ayurveda

In the recent years Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in collaboration with prominent scholars and physicians called Vaidyas have revived the old classical texts and formulated effective treatment modalities for chronic diseases.

Maharishi Ayurveda encompasses all facets of life including mind, physiology, behavior and environment.

Maharishi Ayurveda uses various technologies for promotion of health and prevention of disease. These include diet, daily and seasonal routines, purification procedures and use of herbal food supplements.

Today Maharishi Ayurveda is being practiced in clinics all over the world by trained physicians. It has more than fifty medical centers functioning in twenty-five countries. Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Poland and Hungary have been instrumental in sponsoring Ayurvedic conferences and training courses for physicians.

Maharishi Ayurveda helps in balancing the body and mind by following twenty complementary approaches. They are:

1. Consciousness: Development of higher state of consciousness through Maharishi's Transcendental Meditation programme, its advanced techniques and the T.M. Sidhi programme.

2. Primodial Sound: Use of the primodial sounds of the Samhita, of the four aspects of Veda and their Vedangas and Upangas to eliminate imbalances in the functioning of human nature and nature as a whole.

3. Intellect: To correct the mistake of the intellect.

4. Emotions: Strengthening the finest level of feeling to develop the emotions fully.

5. Language: Using Vedic principles of the structure of language to promote balance and integrity in the mind and body.

6. Gandharva-veda: Traditional music therapy using sound and melody to restore harmony in the physiology and to eliminate the imbalances responsible for disease.

7. Senses: Vedic procedures to enliven, through the senses, perfect balance in all areas of life.

8. Psychological Integration: Restoration of homeostatic balance and acceleration of neuromuscular co-ordination and balance in the physiology and psychology.

9. Neuromuscular Integration: Vedic exercises pertaining to the physiology of breathing to restore integrated functioning at all levels of life.

10. Neurorespiratory Integration: Vedic exercises pertaining to the physiology of breathing to restore integrated functioning at all levels of mind and body.

11. Maharishi Panchakarma Programme: Physiological purification-sophisticated purification procedures applied at regular intervals to eliminate and prevent accumulation of physiological impurities.

12. Diet: Appropriate dietary measures to support the restoration of physiological balance for prevention and treatment of disease.

13. Herbs And Minerals: Medicinal flora and minerals from every country to bring perfect balance to the functioning of mind and body.

14. Rasayanas: Sophisticated herbal and mineral preparations formulated for the prevention and cure of disease and the promotion of longevity.

15. Behaviour: Bringing behaviour in accord with natural law through daily and seasonal routine.

16. Pulse Diagnosis: Detecting an existing or forthcoming imbalance simply by feeling the pulse.

17. Jyotish: Securing perfect health for the future, mathematical prediction on environmental influences on health.

18. Yagya: Vedic performances to restore environmental balance and promote individual and collective health.

19. Environment: Creating collecting health through the T.M. and T.M. Sidhi programme so that society provides a nourishing and strengthening environment for the individual to rise to perfect health.

20. World Health/world Peace: Group performance by 8000 experts in Maharishi's T.M. and T.M. Sidhi programme to create coherence in the world consciousness, the basis of world peace and collective health on a global scale.

In India Maharishi Ayurveda Products was set up on 20th March, 1987, as a 100% export oriented unit with its manufacturing plant at Noida Export Processing Zone. It is the only Ayurvedic company which is ISO 9001 certified with a turnover of Rs. 573.6 million as recorded in the year 1999-2000 April to March. The company plans to grow more than 30% to increase its market share. Presently the company is exporting these medicinal products to forty countries all over the world. USA alone consumes 50% of the total turnover, the other major buyers being E.U. Japan, Italy, Russia, South America and Mexico.

Blending ancient knowledge and latest technology, the Maharishi Ayurved formulations are produced in ultra modern facilities for qualitative results. A team of highly qualified researchers are engaged in applied research on standardisation of medicinal plants and poly herbal formulations, determining influences of industrial and agricultural pollution on natural sources of health and development of newer drugs for various ailments affecting humanity. In the laboratory hygienic environment is maintained. There is a sterile processing area and high speed automatic production system with minimum chances of manual handling to forestall contamination. A high performance thin layer chromatographer monitors and maintains required level of vital elements in the various formulations. Even the minutest trace of harmful substance in the formulation is detected by the Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer.

A judicious combination of herbal formulations like Asthomap, Cardimap, Dizomap, Glucomap, Leucomap and many others are manufactured in the plant to resist diseases such as asthma, hypertension, indigestion, and liver disorders. Maharishi Ayurveda Products claims to have produced over 900 medicinal formulations each one having only benefits and no side effects. One of the most remarkable herbal formulation produced is Amrit Kalash which prevents the ageing process.

The company in future also contemplates launch of a diversified range of products like cosmetics, body care items and baby oils.