Dr. Karin Pirc


Medical Director, Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre Bad Ems

Dr. Pirc opened Germany’s first Ayurveda health centre in Schledehausen in 1985. In 1993, she opened the Maharishi AyurVeda centre in Bad Ems. Advanced training with well-known Ayurveda experts such as Vaidya Dr. J. R. Raju in India made her one of the leading German specialists in Ayurvedic pulse diagnosis and Panchakarma. In 2006, Dr. Pirc was given the prestigious Indian “Global Hakim Ajmal Khan Award” and became the first woman and first European to receive this award. At the Raj Ayu Con 2013, an International Conference on Ayurved & Complementary Systems of Medicines in Rajkot, India, she received the “International Lifetime Achievement Award”.

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