Professor Vaidya Subhash Bhalchandra Ranade is the foremost academician and clinician in the field of Ayurveda. He is working in the field of Ayurveda for the last 60+ years. In 1996, he established the International Academy of Ayurveda in Pune for the propagation of Ayurveda. He is the author of 169 books on Ayurveda and Yoga. He has had the honour of being appointed as one of the Directors of the International Maharishi Ayurveda Foundation, Holland, USA. Since 1983, he has visited all Five Continents and 70 countries to propagate Ayurveda and has conducted hundreds of Ayurveda courses for medical practitioners, para medicals as well as common people. He obtained his Graduate degree (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) and Post Graduate Degree (Master of Ayurvedic Science) from Pune University.