Brihaspati Dev Triguna
( (Born in India, 1920) is a Vaidya or ayurvedic doctor and an expert in nadivigyan
, the ayurvedic
technique of pulse diagnosis.
He was awarded the Padma Bhushan
in 1992, followed by the Indian Government's second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan
Award in 2003.
Triguna is president of the All-India Ayurvedic Congress and holds several government positions, including Director of the Central Council for Research on Ayurveda and chairman of the National Academy of Ayurveda.
He was the personal physician for the Prime Minister of India
Triguna has worked towards standardization of ayurvedic medicines, certifications at the ayurvedic medical colleges of India.
Triguna collaborated with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
and other ayuvedic experts to develop Maharishi Ayurveda
. His primary practice is in Sarai Kale Khan
behind Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station
, although he travels to many parts of the world, including Europe where he has opened Ayurveda clinics.
In 2003, Triguna received the second highest civilian award given by Government of India, the Padma Vibhushan
He is considered as the best known expert for Naadi Chikitsa.
- : an interview with Dr. Brihaspati Dev Triguna
- Research on Ayurveda in India and its practitioners