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Our Founder: Dr. U. Krishna Muniyal Memorial Trust (R) took its inspiration from Late Dr. U. Krishna Muniyal, who practiced Ayurveda for more than 40 years and was the disciple of Pandith Taranath, a great Ayurveda scholar who had treated Mahatma Gandhi several times. Pandith Taranath used to perform Parakãya Pravesha (one's consciousness entering into another's body) while treating the patient. Ancestors of the Muniyal family used to treat patients with all types of ailments successfully by using holy water enchanted with sacred and auspicious hymns.

 

Trustees & Directors of Muniyal Ayurveda

  • Dr. M. Vijayabhanu Shetty: The brain behind Muniyal Ayurveda, he started his career, with degrees in ayurveda, as a medical practitioner. His father Late Dr. U. Krishna Muniyal, an ayurvedic practitioner for over 40 years, established the firm in 1939. Dr. M. V. Shetty started researching and manufacturing ayurvedic medicines in the year 1985. He has presented several papers in International Ayurveda seminars, and has also authored many books on Ayurveda and Buddhism.


  • Dr. M. Aravind Shetty: Leading General Practitioner for the last 40 years in the United Kingdom. He established Carmyle Medical Centre at Mount Vernon, Glasgow, Scotland, in 1985.

Dr. M. Vijayabhanu Shetty
Managing Trustee


  • Mr. A. R. Hegde: Mr. Hegde started his career as a pharmacist and rose to the post of Managing Director of Astra IDL. He has an excellent track record of serving many multinational and reputed Indian companies like Hoechst (General Manager, Production), Max Pharma (Vice-President), Colgate-Palmolive (Director, Operations) & Searle India (Vice-President).


  • Mr. Chiranjith Ajila: An agriculturist with a law degree. He is successfully running a food industry, having keen interest in cultivation of herbal plants by applying organic farming methods and implementing scientific methods of farming.


  • Mrs. Hemalatha V.Shetty: An economics & statistics graduate, she is in-charge of medicinal plantations, food park & neutraceuticals division.


  • Dr. Jeevan Krishna Shetty, MRCP (Glasgow, UK): A cancer specialist, working as an associate director in US-based cancer research company ‘Cell Gene’.


  • Dr. Shraddha Shetty: A BAMS graduate with a Masters Degree in Rasa Shastra, also having a PG Diploma in Clinical Research from Manipal University. She is an MBA graduate from Nottingham University, UK. She is currently in charge of Bengaluru operations.


  • Ms. Shloka Shetty: A bio-tech engineer with a Masters Degree in Bio-Technology from California State University, USA. Currently working as a Scientist at Roche, USA.