Friday, September 9, 2011

International Academy of Ayurved

International Academy of Ayurved, Pune, India

Chairman: Prof.Dr.Subhash Ranade

Vice-Chairman: Prof.Dr.Avinash Lele

Director: Dr.Mrs.Sunanda Ranade & dr.Mrs. Bharati Lele

Vice-President : Prof.Dr.Avinash Lele

Aim and Objects-International Academy of Ayurved was established in 1996 under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Subhash Ranade, Dr. Sunanda Ranade, and Dr. Avinash and Dr. Bharati Lele The main aim of the IAA is propagation of Ayurveda in India and Abroad, providing Ayurvedic education to Indian as well as foreign students, publication of Ayurvedic books, organizing National seminars on various topics related to Ayurveda and Yoga and manufacture of genuine Ayurvedic medicines. (

Ayurveda Courses-
IAA conducts various courses for students. The basic course is online and other advanced courses are taught at the IAA Institute in Pune. These courses are of different durations from 3 weeks to 3 months. So far IAA has trained over 500 students from various Countries all over the World. You will be able to find the list of foreign students on our web. IAA has published 10 books on Ayurveda and Yoga topics. Amongst these Secrets of Marma and Panchakarma books are very popular.

Publication of News Letter-
IAA also publishes monthly News Letter jointly with ‘Ayurveda for you’ organization which is sister concern of IAA. Dr. Shashi Patwardhan and Prof. Subhash Ranade are joint editors of this News Letter. The news letter is published under the banner of AFY-IAA News Letter. This has 30,000 subscribers and readers are from all over the world. (

Online Ayurveda courses-
IAA and AFY jointly conduct online courses like basic course of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic herbology. From this website one can also download e books on various topics of Ayurveda.

Affiliations to various Institutes-
Since 1996, IAA has affiliations to various Institutions in different countries. These affiliations are for various purposes like offering training on various topics of Ayurveda, giving information for establishing Ayurvedic resorts, providing Ayurvedic consultations etc. IAA has affiliations to Institutions in Germany, Poland, Swiss, Portugal, Italy, and various centers of KAA in USA, Vedica global in Berkeley, USA; Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, and Chile. Since 1997, IAA has deputed more than 150 Ayurvedic Physicians to these countries.

MOU with Israel

Four years back IAA signed MOU with the Broshim Campus of Tel Aviv University in Israel. Broshim campus has faculties of various alternative medicines and IAA was asked to help and build the 4 years diploma course in Ayurvedic medicine. As per this agreement IAA started to depute one Ayurvedic physician every month for 8 months in each year for training their students. In 2009 December the first batch of diploma students passed out from the Tel Aviv University and for this special convocation function of the University, Prof. Subhash Ranade and Dr. Sunanda Ranade were invited.

Conferences Organized
IAA also organizes various National and International seminars on topics related to Ayurveda and Yoga for Ayurvedic practitioners as well as PG students of all Ayurvedic Institutes in India. On March 7 th an International Seminar was held on Hair and Skin care and on August 22 nd the practical aspect of the same will be held as National Seminar in Pune. This seminar is joint activity with BGA –BAMS Graduate Association. On 2 nd January second International Seminar on Preventive Cardiology was organized at Sangamner.

IAA membership is by selection and not by application. IAA selects only those Ayurvedic Graduates who have proficiency in academic field. At present our proud faculty consists of more than 200 Life Members from all over the World.

Activities of Chairman and Directors
Prof. Ranade Subhash and Dr. Ranade Sunanda-
Since 1982, Prof. Subhash Ranade and Dr. Sunanda Ranade are visiting various Institutes in these countries. They travel 100,000 miles each year to supervise the activities in the affiliated centers as well as delivering lectures in these centers. They have presented scientific papers in several International conferences and have also received awards like International Dhanvantari from USA and Australia.

Since 1973, they have written 145 books on different topics of Ayurveda and Yoga. These books have been translated in German, Italian, French, Polish, Czechoslovakian, Hungarian, Spanish, Korean, Japanese and Russian languages. ( They have contributed to hundreds of scientific articles which have been published in Indian and Foreign Magazines. They are also on the editorial board of several such magazines.
Dr. Avinash Lele and Dr. Bharati Lele-
Since last two decades they are actively propagating Ayurveda all over the World and have also contributed to Book writings and conducting seminars in Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Mexico, Kerala Ayurveda and other institutes in USA. They have presented scientific papers in many National and International Conferences.