Dr. Pankaj Seth, ND
Pankaj Seth was born in India and came to Canada at ten years of age. Along with a B.Sc. (hons.) degree in Molecular Genetics from York University, he is a graduate of the 5000 hours Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Now retired, Pankaj Seth’s clinical practise of 25+ years incorporated Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture, Homeopathic Medicine, Western Medical Herbalism, Clinical Nutrition, Ayurvedic Cooking, Eastern Bodywork, Clinical Palmistry, Vedic Astrology, Yoga, Breathwork and Meditation.
He has, upon invitation, resided as “Visiting Scholar” at Gujarat Ayurved University (Jamnagar, India), considered by the World Health Organization as "The home of Ayurveda", the only university in India wholly involved in teaching Ayurveda. While here, he presented a paper at the University's Foundation Day Conference: Integration and co-ordination between world medical systems with special reference to certain problematic diseases, subsequently published in the University's journal "Ayu". Pankaj Seth has also pursued his study of Ayurveda informally at Gurukul Kangri University (Haridwar, India), with Indian Ayurvedic physicians and by visiting Ayurvedic hospitals in India. While in India, he also studied the esoteric aspects of Yoga with practitioners in the Himalaya, as written in Pankaj Seth's Private FB Group Sutra, as part of the 'Going beyond Death' series.
Pankaj Seth's interest in health and wholeness has also led him to the formal study of Permaculture, an holistic approach to designing harmonious and sustainable gardens, homes, ecosystems and communities. He has a lively interest in the Arts and in particular Sacred Art, and has been a member of the Board of Directors of the London Fringe Festival, an alternative theatre and arts festival with a worldwide following. He has also been editor in chief of Sutra Journal.
Pankaj Seth has had many public appearances, including television and radio, hospitals, universities, conferences, has created and taught numerous workshops for laypeople and has been published in Canada, the U.S. and India. After completing Soma: The Yogic Quest, he has been engaged in his next book/film project on the Hindu view of Nature and the Hindu ecological vision.