In the last years the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre Bad Ems and its directors have received many awards:

Award “Best Ayurveda Physician of 2006” from an Indian medical association. On the 6th of September 2006, Dr. Karin Pirc became the first European doctor to be awarded with the Indian “Global Hakim Ajmal Khan Award” for outstanding achievement in Ayurveda. With this honour, the Award Committee placed Dr. Pirc on the same level as the best known Ayurveda experts in India, the home of Ayurveda.

Honoured in the Moscow Academy of Science with 3 awards
On the 28th February 2006, the Maharishi Ayurveda Clinic Bad Ems, Managing Director, Lothar Pirc and the senior doctor, Karin Pirc, were invited to the Moscow Academy of Science by the “Patrons of the Century” Benevolence Foundation to be honoured for their life’s work. The grant celebration was broadcasted in 56 TV-Channels and a life TV- interview in the morning news was broadcasted in other 33 television channels.

The clinic and its employees received the award: “For their outstanding contribution to the revival and flourishing of peace, for the magnitude of the soul and for altruistic generosity”
* Each of the staff members was awarded the medal “Good Citizen of the Nation". * In addition a Gold medal award for “Generosity and Usefulness” was given to Mr Lothar Pirc. * A silver medal award for “Compassion” for Dr, Karin Pirc. Following this event the mayor of the city of Bad Ems had organised a celebration for the city to honour the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre about which the press had reported extensively.

Award for high quality in Service from State Government Quality Service
It was the first private hospital in Rheinland-Pfalz to be awarded the status of quality enterprise for good service by the State Secretary for the Ministry of Economy on 27th April 2006 in Rockenhausen. Stage one of Total Quality Management (TQM– is the European counterpart for ISO 2000)

The Maharishi Ayurveda Clinic Bad Ems was included in a list of the best 25 facilities for healthy relaxation in and around Holland. Only 3 institutions from the whole of Germany were awarded. This list was presented in the respected Dutch Wellness guide, “Relax”, published by the ‘momedia group’. “Here it really is all about health”, commented the authors.

"Global Hakim Ajmal Khan Award 2007 for Vedic Social and
Organisational Services"

In the Indian capital New Delhi on 2 November 2007 during a grand celebration in the presence of 250 invited guests and media representatives in the festival hall of the state ministry building, Smt Sheila Dixit, Chief Minister of the State of Delhi presented the award to the winner Lothar Pirc, chairman and co-founder of the Maharishi Ayurveda Private Clinic in Bad Ems, Germany, which specialises in the ancient Indian system of natural medicine.

German medicinal spa association
The German medicinal spa association, a holding organization which represents approx. 350 German spas, has honoured a vacation offer of the town and tourism marketing of the spa town Bad Ems. The Ayurveda “sniffing days” and 10 days of Panchakarma of the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre were honoured with the stamp of quality "Wellness in the spa". The official stamp of quality with the legally protected name "Wellness in the spa" honours only those vacation offers, which can guarantee the highest quality of the offered performances in the Wellness and health tourism.

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