The Managing Director of The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy (Cbe) Ltd Padmashri Dr. P.R. Krishnakumar, is the Founder of Arsha Yoga Vidya Peetam. Having widely travelled in India and abroad and possessing a broad vision, he has dedicated his life to the promotion of Indian science, art and culture and in particular Ayurveda. He is on the Advisory Board of several government and non-government organisations involved in the propagation of Ayurveda. He was instrumental in bringing Ayurveda to the attention of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Padmashri Dr. P.R. Krishnakumar leads a zealous quest for excellence – both in service and in products. He is an eminent national as well as international authority in the field of traditional medicine. His leadership has ushered 'AVP Group' into a new era of dimensions.
The Guru (Master) of Arsha Yoga Vidya Peetam, Sri V. Vasudevan is a man of immense knowledge in various disciplines like Sanskrit Literature (Sahityam), Logic (Tarka), Philosophy (Vedanta), Ayurveda, Yoga and Martial Art of Kerala – Kalaripayattu. He had the fine opportunity to learn with his Guru, erstwhile Brahmasree Poomulli Neelakantan Namboothiripad, of Kerala over two decades. There had been an unbroken chain of Gurus in this lineage over 1000 years imparting knowledge from Guru to disciple. Sri V. Vasudevan has worked over 15 years as a teacher at Ayurveda College Coimbatore. Being the Director of Arsha Yoga Vidya Peetam, he has been engaged in National and International training programs on Ayurveda and Yoga and several students had the opportunity to learn with him over the last two decades. He occasionally travels abroad for conducting camps and seminars on Ayurveda, Yoga and Indian philosophy.