Practitioner Eugen Lüchtefeld, founder and manager of Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre of Mönninghausen
After passing his examination as a male nurse in 1977, Mr Lüchtefeld continued his education, and since 1983 has been running his neuropath practice on the basis of energetic end point diagnosis, Kirlian photography, auroscopy, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Bach flower therapy and many other methods.
Since 1991, he has been offering the Ayurvedic Panchakarma cleansing therapy, at first for out-patients only in Paderborn.
In 1996, he purchased the property in Mönninghausen and developed it for in-patient Panchakarma treatments.
In 2005, the first Ayurvedic spa in Europe was founded on the clinic premises, designed in the classic architectural style of Maharishi Sthapatya Veda, the Vedic architect of India.
Mrs Vaidya Akhila Thekkeppat
has been working for the Ayurveda Health Centre of Mönnighausen since October 2012. She comes from Kerala, where Ayurveda originated, and has completed a five-year study of Ayurvedic medicine and surgery with a bachelor’s degree. Subsequently she worked in an Ayurvedic hospital first, and then in a private clinic.
She has specialised in problems of menopausal symptoms, joint and other rheumatic problems, osteoporosis, sinus diseases and stress problems. Within the framework of her activities, she provides dietary and behavioural recommendations to balance dishas, as well as recommendations for Panchakarma treatments. She also participates in the care and performance of the treatment.
Mr Vaidya Sujai Krishnan
has been a member of the team at the Health Centre since 2011. In 2004, he completed his five-year studies at S.J.S.A.C. of Chennai University as a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery. Subsequently, in his capacity as a doctor he spent six years in the well-known Ayurveda institutions in the Indian town of Kerala, acquiring in-depth practical knowledge, especially in the treatment of guests from Germany, Italy and Spain.
His special competences are in the treatment of Parkinson, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and other skin problems as well as stress management.
Even in cases of acute and chronic pain conditions, Vaidya Sujai Krishnan is able to help our patients surprisingly quickly providing relief by means of marma therapy, the Ayurvedic vitalising massage.