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Dr. Pranav Pandya: A Global Spiritual Scientist Transforming Lives

A disciple of Pandit Shriram Sharma Achaya, Dr. Pranav Pandya is a renowned spiritual scientist and Head of All World Gayatri Pariwar. As the Head of the Organization, he amplified the communication of Indian culture, in its true spirit, across the globe and established branches of Gayatri Pariwar in over 80 countries. Under his dynamic leadership, Dev Sanskriti University at Haridwar is setting new milestones and transforming the face of modern progressive education.

A Gold Medalist in Medicine MD, Dr. Pandya qualified for US medical services in 1976. But upon the asseveration of His Guru Pandit Shriram Sharma gave up the economic offer and stayed in India. This was the morning of a practitioner-convert relationship that asked for further immolation and penance before moulding, Dr. Pandya into a global runner of Indian Culture.

After giving up his job with BHEL as in-charge of the Intensive Care Unit and joining the Yug Nirman Mission at Shantikunj as the director of Brahmavarchas Research Institute in 1978. Under the guidance of Acharyaji, Dr. Pandya laid the foundation for introducing work in bringing scientific wisdom and spirituality together. Path-breaking exploration of Ayurveda, Psychology, Yagya pathy and remedial benefits of contemplation, and pranayam were carried out under his supervision. 

He did immense research in Ayurveda and co-authored numerous books on scientific spirituality during 1978-1990 in close propinquity of Acharyaji. A more significant phase of his life began in 1990 when Gurudev Pandit Shriram Sharma Acharyji took Maha samadhi. This time the world was staying for his composition on scientific spirituality in the light of ancient Indian Culture. As the head of Global Gayatri Pariwar, he established branches in 80 countries. In continuance of his endeavours, he has presented scientific aspects of Indian culture to the Parliament of Worlds Religion. He addressed the common session of the House of Lords and House of Commons in the UK in February 1992.

As a global runner of Pandit Shriram Sharmaji’s vision of Bright Future, Dr. Pandya inspired youth in India and abroad to take up the three-fold path of Sadhana, Upasana, and Aradhana. Under his brilliant leadership, the Gayatri Pariwar fraternity has bloomed into a worldwide association with nearly 90 million followers. 

As a visionary, Dr. Pandya is not only hopeful about a bright future for humanity but also, has the courage of conviction to go to any length to achieve his vision. His untiring endeavours manifested into a Unique University of Indian Culture. Established in 2002 through a constitution by Uttaranchal Government and honoured by UGC, this University is being developed on the lines of ancient Gurukuls of Nalanda and Taxila. Then the main emphasis is on the moulding of a new generation of inspired youth s who can take up social service along with their own development. Unique integration of scientific logic with spiritual enlightenment, Dr. Pandya is shouldering the responsibility as the Director of Brahmavarchas Research Institute, Head of All World Gayatri Pariwar, Chancellor of Dev Sanskriti University, Editor of Akhand Jyoti Magazine, and President of Swami Vivekananda Yogvidya Mahapeeth.

Dr. Pranav Pandya is a shining illustration of a holistic, purposeful, selfless life lived in the true Vedic spirit. For his noble contribution to the betterment of the world, he's conferred the Life Time Achievement Award at the National Symposium on the Science of Holistic Living. He is also awarded the “Hindu of the Year 1999” by the Federation of Indian Association (FIA) and the Federation of Hindu Association (FHA) for dissemination of Indian Culture on a global scale.

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Spiritualism, Medicine

Dr. Pranav Pandya


Shantikunj, Haridwar

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