The Government of India honors Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
for his original contributions to Yoga, Meditation, and Ayurveda.
Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi has honored Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and 11 other outstanding healers of India posthumously with commemorative postage stamps in a grand ceremony on August 30, 2019 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The entire event was broadcast live throughout India by government TV, many private television channels and also through live streaming on the internet.
From left: AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, State Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha at the presentation of the commemorative stamps.
His Holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, an illustrious disciple of Swami Brahmanand Saraswati Shankarcharya of Jyotirmath Badrikashram, founder of Transcendental Meditation (TM), a great scientist and sage, did unparalleled work in the field of human consciousness and revival of Vedic Knowledge and its practical aspect TM, thereby enlightening the path of self-realization.
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Brahmachari Girish Momaya, director of MERU – Maharishi European Research University, and Lothar Pirc, CEO and owner of the Maharishi AyurVeda Health Centre Bad Ems, were invited as representatives of the International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation.
Photo in the celebration hall. From left: Brahmachari Dr. Girish Momaya, Lothar Pirc, AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik, Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Government Advisor for Ayurveda Dr. Manoj Nesari
During the informal part of the celebration, Lothar Pirc and Brahmachari Girish Momaya met with Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha of the Ministry of AYUSH to plan his visit to the Maharishi AyurVeda Health Centre in Bad Ems.
Also the pioneer of Maharishi AyurVeda, Dr. Brihaspati Dev Triguna, was honored with a commemorative stamp by the Indian Government as one of the twelve Master Healers of AYUSH. For many years, Dr. Triguna has been Chairman of the All-India Ayurvedic Congress, the professional organization of 400,000 Ayurvedic healers. He visited the Maharishi AyurVeda Health Centre in Bad Ems several times to assess the developments and to share from his vast knowledge, and provided the recipes for many of the preparations prescribed by our Maharishi AyurVeda doctors today.