Who We Are
Vaidya Asvin Barot
Vaidya Asvin Barot was born in East Africa. He studied Ayurveda in Nadiad, Gujarat, India and graduated from ‘The Gujarat Ayurved University’ Gujarat.
He has been a leading Ayurvedic Practitioner in UK and had established a prestigious practice where many conventional medical doctors would go to learn the art of practicing Ayurveda in a holistic way.
Vaidya Barot is known internationally for teaching the fundamental principles of Ayurveda and their application in daily life and he participates in international conferences promoting Ayurveda as a science and an art of Being.
Vaidya Barot gives lectures advocating the holistic approach of Ayurveda, Yoga and meditation as a method for stress management and human fulfillment in the modern world.
Recently he revived the Agnikarma Treatment (Thermal Cautery) and helped to establish the Global Agnikarma Centre, in Gujarat, India.
Global Agnikarma Centre is the first Centre in the world that applies the Agnikarma in a scientific and evidence-based way.
Vaidya Barot advises and guides the Global Agnikarma Centre integrating the ancient knowledge of Ayurveda with modern scientific principles
Dr N. G. Kostopoulos
Dr. Nikolaos Kostopoulos qualified at Athens Medical University, Greece. He worked in the Renal Unit of the Naval Hospital in Athens, in the Intensive Care Unit of the Hospital of Chest Diseases in Athens and in the Respiratory Unit of the Manchester Royal Infirmary in England.
He is a member of the Faculty of Homeopathy in England and of the Hellenic Homeopathic Association in Greece.
Dr. Kostopoulos was introduced to Ayurveda by Vaidya Asvin Barot and, in collaboration with him, he practiced privately in Harley street in London (UK) for 10 years combining Ayurveda and modern medicine. He established the Holistic Health Centre in Athens in 1999.
In addition to running his medical practice, Dr. Kostopoulos is involved in ongoing research within the field of psychosomatic disease and stress management through Ayurveda.
He is a member of the Editorial Review Board of JAIM (Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. He regularly participates in International conferences and has given lectures in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Switzerland, Japan, Canada and India promoting a modern, scientific approach to Ayurveda.