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Motto of International Academy of Ayurved is to educate people around the globe for awareness on Ayurved and its various fields.


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

Ayurved Courses:

IAA conducts various courses for students. The Basic courses are online and other Practical courses are -basic and advance types which are taught at the IAA centers in Pune. These courses are of 2 or 3 weeks. We also arrange customize courses according to need of students or Institutes. So far IAA has trained over 400 students from various countries all over the World.


IAA has published 10 books on Ayurved and Yoga. Amongst these Secrets of Marma and Panchakarma books are very popular.

AFY – IAA News letter:

IAA also publishes monthly news letter jointly with ‘Ayurveda for you’ organization which is sister concern of IAA. Dr. Shashikant Patwardhan and Prof. Subhash Ranade are joint editors of this news letter. The news letter is published under the banner of AFY-IAA E News Letter. This has 44,000 subscribers and readers from all over the world. www.ayurveda-foryou.com


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 300 Life Members from all over the World.

Deputations of Physicians Abroad:

IAA has deputed hundreds of physicians to various affiliated centers around globe for teaching Ayurveda.


Worldwide Education of Ayurveda

IAA offers various courses, Lectures, Seminars, conferences for education of people with Ayurveda Our Courses are online and personal conducted in India.
Worldwide Ayurveda Propagation by
Prof. Em. Subhash Ranade and Dr. Sunanda Ranade.

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Deputations of Physicians Abroad

IAA has deputed hundreds of physicians to various affiliated centers around globe for teaching Ayurveda.

Memberships by Invitation

Memberships are awarded to eminent physicians in India by invitation and not by application to keep quality of teachers at its best.

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IAA Working Committee

Prof. Em. Dr. Subhash Ranade, (BAMS; M.A.Sc), Chairman, IAA

Professor Vaidya Subhash Bhalchandra Ranade is born on June 27 th 1940 at Wai (Dist. Satara) in Maharashtra, India.
He is the foremost academician and clinician in the field of Ayurveda. He obtained his Graduate degree (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) from Pune University in 1963 and Post Graduate Degree (Master of Ayurvedic Science) in 1973 also from Pune University.
Since then he is working in the field of Ayurveda for the last 55 years.
Initially he worked as Medical Officer of Primary Health Center at Pawas (Ratnagiri), Maharashtra, for 6 years where he treated thousands of patients in rural area and educated them about health and preventive aspect of diseases.
Later on he worked as Professor in Tilak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Pune for 20 years and for 10 years as Principal and Professor at Ashtang Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, Pune.
He was also appointed as Prof. of Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences in Pune University and afterwards Prof. and Head Dept. of Ayurveda in Pune University for three years.
On January 11 th 1996, he established International Academy of Ayurveda in Pune for propagation of Ayurveda. The aim of this Academy is to organize National and International Seminars on Ayurveda and Yoga, publish books and e –books on Ayurveda and to give knowledge of Ayurveda and Yoga to common people. (www.ayurved-int.com)
In 2018 his International Academy of Ayurveda established collaboration with TanMan Ayurvedic Research Center. This Institute conducts research on effects of specific herbs and Panchkarma procedures on Prameha (Diabetes Mellitus) and Hridroga (Heart Diseases). This center provides Ayurvedic Spa and treatment for other diseases also. (http://tanman.co.in)
International Academy of Ayurveda has at present MOU with Nine National and 28 International Institutions. Students from various countries visit IAA for training and getting practical experience of various Ayurvedic procedures.
Professor Vaidya Subhash Ranade has been nominated by Govt. of India Ayush as Board Member of Newly Constituted Governing Body of Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, Delhi. (http://www.ravdelhi.nic.in/en/governing-body) He has the honor of being appointed as one of the Director of International Maharishi Ayurveda Foundation (Holland, USA) (www.imavf.org/personnel)
He is Director of Ayurveda Rasashala Foundation, Pune. This Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Company manufactures genuine Ayurvedic Medicines since last 70 years.
He was also appointed as Liaison Head of the International Education Hub by Maharashtra University of Health Science, Nasik.
He was appointed as Visitors Nominee by President of India for three years on Banaras Hindu University.
He is the Author of 169 Books on Ayurveda and Yoga and these have been published in Marathi, Hindi, Malayalam, English, French, Czechoslovakian, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, and Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian languages.
He has also attended many International and National seminars on Ayurveda and Yoga. He was specially invited as Plenary Speaker in the conference organized by World Research Foundation, Los Angeles on the topic of ‘New Directions of Medicine--- Focusing on solutions’. On Oct. 5 th 1990
He has written hundreds of articles on Ayurveda and Yoga in various magazines and newspapers. He was consulting editor of various health magazines in India and Abroad like Light on Ayurveda Journal, USA; JREIM, India and several others.
He has contributed for the first CDROM –Dhanvantari -on Ayurveda which was published by Saffrounsoul company. He has also contributed to “Ayurveda Unveiled” film produced by Gita and Mukesh Desai, USA.
He is also author of several e books on Ayurveda. (www.ayurveda-foryou.com)
Since 1983, he has visited all Five Continents and 60 countries for propagation of Ayurveda and has conducted hundreds of Ayurveda courses for medical practitioners, Para medicals as well as for common people in mainly in Canada, USA, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Germany, Italy, Swiss, Portugal and Japan.

Worked as visiting Professor at various Institutes and Universities Abroad-

  • Kerala Ayurveda Academy Seattle and Foster City, USA
  • Dancing Shiva Ayurveda and Yoga Institute, Ojai; USA; ()
  • Seva Ayurveda, Internationale Akademie fur Ayurveda, Munich, Germany,
  • SKA Ayurveda, -Italian Institute of Ayurvedic Research, Corsico, Milano, Italy,
  • International School of Ayurvedic Culture, Barcelona, Spain;
  • Ayurvedic International Diffusing Association, Hiroshima, Japan;
  • Ayurveda Prema -Post Graduate Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina; (https://www.medicinaayurveda.org/english-version/)
  • Aki Sinta Saude, Lisbon, Portugal; ()
  • Israeli Center of Ayurveda, Broshim Campus, Tel Aviv, Israel,
  • Shuddha Dharma Mandal, Sao Paulo, Brazil. www.suddhadharma.net › content › facultyAyur)

Professor Subhash Ranade has given many television interviews on Ayurveda, not only in India (Arogya Sampada (Marathi), Niramaya arogya (Marathi), Apaka Swasthya (Hindi) but also in USA, Poland, Italy, Germany, Brazil, Greece, Romania and Chile.
He has treated thousands of patients all over the World for chronic and acute diseases. Initially when proper Ayurvedic herbs and required purification procedures were not available and he had to depend on local herbs. He also found out that giving proper diet according to constitution and disease and following rules of regulations of daily and seasonal life style could cure many diseases.

He has received following Awards-
State Awards–

  • 1. Life Time Achievement Award – PDE’s Ayurveda college and Research Center, Akurdi, Pune, March 2001
  • 2. Life Time Achievement Award – Siddhakala Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya, 2013 at Sangamner.
  • 3. Life Time Achievement by Madhavbaug Institute of Preventive Cardiology Foundation, Khopoli, Maharashtra.
  • 4. Life Time Achievement Award by Rashtirya Shikshan Mandal, Pune, Feb. 2014.
  • 5. Received TanMan Prerana Puraskar, Pune, in January 2018
  • 6. Sandu Ayurveda Gaurav Puraskar, 21 st October 2018 at the hands of Sir Sanghachalak Dr. Mohan Bhagvat and Ayush Minister Shri Shripad Yassu Naik at Nagpur.
  • 7. Vaidya Panchanan Gangadhar Shastri Gune Smruti Puraskar by Ahmednagar Co. Op. Bank 25 th Nov. 2018 at Ahmednagar.
  • 8. Life Time Achievement Award by Doctors Directory of India and Z 24 Tass TV 13th Dec. 2018 in Pune.
  • 9. Life Time Achievement Award by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, June 10 th 2019
  • 10. Life Time Achievement Award from Jupiter Ayurveda and Medical College, Nagpur, 2 nd Nov. 2021
  • 11. Ayurveda Bhushan Award, from Alumni Association of Government of Ayurveda College, Nagpur, 2 nd Nov. 2021
  • 12. Ayurveda Maharishi Award from Ayurved Research and Career Academy, Nagpur, 2 nd Nov. 2021
  • 13. Nidan Bhushan Award from Ayurveda Rognidan Vikriti Vijnyan PG Association, Nagpur, 2 nd Nov. 2021
  • 14. Best Global Ayurveda Teacher Award from Lions Club, Nagpur, 2 nd Nov. 2021

National Awards -

  • 1.Gold Medal from Ayurveda Academy, Vijayawada, A.P. March 2000
  • 2.Pandit Shiv Sharma Oration and Award, by International Association Study Traditional Asian Medicine (IASTAM), Feb. 2015, Jamnagar
  • 3. Fellow of Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, (National University of Ayurveda) Delhi, May 2017. Was given Ratna Puraskar at the hands of Ayush Minister Shri. Shripad Yassu Naik.

International Awards–

  • 1. International Dhanvantari Award from European Ayurveda Academy- Sydney, Australia, April 2009
  • 2. International Dhanvantari Award from AAPNA - Pennsylvania, USA, Nov. 2009 (http://aapna.org/community/awards)
  • 3. Best Ayurvedic Physician Award - World Movement for Yoga and Ayurveda of Institute of Sakura Take Kan in Spain.
  • 4. Life Time Achievement Award- Spirit and Nature, Ojai, California, USA. June 2014

National and International Conferences –
As the Chairman of International Academy of Ayurveda, he has the honor of organizing and participating in National and International conferences on various topics in Ayurveda -

  • 1. Scope for Practicing Ayurveda Abroad, Pune (29 th Jan. 2006),
  • 2. Hair and Skin Care, Pune (7 th March 2010 and 22 Aug. 2010),
  • 3. Preventive cardiology, Sangamner (2 nd Jan. 2011),
  • 4. Respiratory disorders, Kodoli, Kolhapur (7 th August 2011),
  • 5. Career opportunities for BAMS graduates, Pune (25 th Sept. 2011), 6.Fifth International conference of Tathagat Ayurveda and Research Foundation at Dubai (22 Sept. 2011)
  • 7. He was President of World Conference on AYU, which was held at Pune from January 4 to 8 th / 2012. (http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3131767). The conference was attended by 110 delegates from 20 countries and 1200 Ayurvedic Physicians from India.
  • 8. Sixth International conference on Ayurved and Complimentary Systems of Medicine at Malaysia (5 th August 2012)
  • 9. International Rajayucon conference at Rajkot (22 Feb. 2012) as Chief Patron.
  • 10. Dubai Ayucon on January 4 th and 5 th / 2014
  • 11. President, International Ayurveda Conference, Roermond, The Nederland, April 2015 (https://internationalayurvedacongress.com/roermond-2015/speakers/)
  • 12. President, Second International Ayurveda Conference, London, April 2017 (https://internationalayurvedacongress.com/london-2017/)
  • 13. MAICE – Dubai, 19 and 20 th, May 2017 (http://www.pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=101328&sid=1 )

Contact Address –
Rajbharati, 367 Uday Society, Opp. Ekvira Auto, Golvalkar Guruji Path, Sahakar Nagar 1
Pune, 411009, MS, India
Mobile - 9075005367
Email: sbranade@hotmail.com

Dr. Mrs. Sunanda Ranade, (BAMS; Ph.D.), Vice-Chairman, IAA

Dr. Sunanda Ranade is Vice-Chairman of International Academy of Ayurved, Pune, India (www.ayurved-int.com) and expert Ayurvedic gynecologist and nutritionist and is working in this field for the last 47 years. Dr. Sunanda Ranade holds the Graduate degree of BAMS and and Doctorate degree in Ayurveda.

Dr. Sunanda Ranade has written hundreds of articles on Ayurveda, which has been published not only in Indian magazines and newspapers but also in Italy, Germany and USA. She is also author of several books on Ayurveda and Yoga and they have been published in Marathi, English, Spanish and Portuguese language.

She is working as visiting Professor to various Institutes in United States like Ayu-Seattle, American Institute of Ayurveda, San Francisco and Vedica Global, Emeryville, USA; Seva Academy- Munich, Germany: SKA Ayurveda- Milan, Italy: Bergler massage school, Graz, Austria; International Ayurvedic Culture, Barcelona, Spain; Yoga and Ayurveda, Lisbon, Portugal; Israeli Center of Ayurveda, Tel Aviv, Israel; Shuddha Dharma Mandal, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Ayurvastu, Chile and Post Graduate Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has given lectures on Ayurveda at various Universities like University of Bastyr –Seattle, USA; Bogota, Colombia; Mexico and Ecuador.

She has conducted many courses on Gynecology, Ayurvedic Nutrition and Ayurvedic massage for physicians and common people in these countries. (www.ayurvedakarmayoga.com) She has substantially contributed for CD ROM –Dhanvantari - that is the first CD on Ayurveda.

She has received many Awards - National – Vaidya Yadavaji Trikamji Award for book writing on various Subjects, Pune, India. Life Time Achievement Award at, International Conference, Dubai 2011, Life Time Achievement Award at Rajayucon National conference in Rajkot, International Award for Best Internationally known Ayurvedic Academician from the Association of Nac Sakura Take Kan of Spain and Vagbhat Award for best teaching by AAPNA Conference, Los Angelis, USA 2012.

Tel: +91 9325906868
Email: snranade@hotmail.com
Website: www.ayurvedakarmayoga.com

Dr. Gunvant Yeola, Director, IAA

He is Ayurved Physician and Professor and Head of Kayachikitsa Department at Dr. D.Y.Patil College of Ayurved and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune after achieving M.D. (Kayachikitsa), M.A. (Sanskrit).

He is also awarded Ph.D. from Pune University. He has established VEDANSH Ayu Clinic which offers unique Ayurved and Panchakarma treatment.

He has participated and presented research paper in Various National and International Conferences. He worked as Principal Investigator of research project on Sickle Cell Anemia, funded by Dept. of AYUSH, Govt. of India. He is visiting Professor at Vedika Global Inc. San Francisco, USA and Shuddha Dharma Mandal, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has been invited for teaching ayurved for western medicine doctors at International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation (IMAVF), Vlodrop, Netherlands, Israel Center of Ayurved, Tel Aviv University, Israel and Portugese Association of Ayurveda Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal. He has keen interest in Yogashastra and holds a Diploma in Yoga and Ayurved along with a Certificate course in Yogashastra from Kaivalyadham, Lonavala, Maharashtra.

He has 16 years of teaching experience and is a Post Graduate teacher/guide & Ph. D guide in Kayachikitsa recognized by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik and Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune. He received “Award of Excellence” at International Conference on Ayurved and Yoga at Dubai (UAE).
Tel: +91 9422321955 and +91 9028321955
Email: gunvantayurved@gmail.com

Dr. Abhijit Shirkande,IAA Secretary

B.A.M.S., M.D. (Ayu), D.Y.A., M.A. (Sanskrit), C.C.H.
Dr. Abhijeet has his Master Degree in Dravyaguna (Ayurved Herbology) and Sanskrit. He learned Ayurveda by Gurukul Parampara for 12 yrs. He is the owner & Physician at Shree VishwAngad Ayurved, Panchakarma & Yoga Clinic, Pune. He is Honorary consultant at various hospitals. He is Assistant Professor at Department of Dravyaguna of Dr. D.Y.Patil College of Ayurved and Research Center, Pimpri, Pune. He has participated and presented research papers in Various National and International Conferences.
Tel: +91 9975253664
Email: iaa.sec@gmail.com | drabhijitshirkande@gmail.com

Dr. Ankita Shirkande,IAA Secretary

B.A.M.S., M.D. (Ayu), PhD (Scholar),Yogpravesh, C.G.O.
Dr Ankita has completed her M.D. in Rasashastra & Bhaishajya kalpana (Ayurvedic Medicine & Diet preparation) and pursuing her PhD in same. She learned Ayurveda from legendary personalities by traditional systems. She is the owner & Physician at Shree VishwAngad Ayurved, Panchakarma & Yoga Clinic, Pune, and also working as Assistant Professor at Rasashastra & Bhaishajya kalpana Department of Dr. D.Y.Patil College of Ayurved and Research Center, Pimpri, Pune. She has participated and presented research papers in Various National and International Conferences and got Best Paper awards for some papers too.
Tel: +91 9766588108
Email: iaa.sec@gmail.com | drankitaingole@gmail.com

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