Himalayan Mountains at India-Tibet border
Pankaj Seth, 2009


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 Naturopathic Medicine (Toronto).

His clinical practise of 17 years incorporates Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture, Homeopathic Medicine, Western Medical Herbalism, Clinical Nutrition, Bodywork, Yoga and Meditation. In addition, he also teaches intensives in Yoga and Meditation and regularly conducts seminars on various aspects of self-care.

Pankaj Seth has over 3500 hours of lecturing experience and 2500 hours of experience as Clinic Supervisor in the teaching clinic of the Canadian School of Eastern Medicine (Toronto), where he trained practitioners of Ayurveda and Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture. As Director of the Renaissance Naturopathic Centre in Toronto, he is also experienced in organizing and managing a multi-disciplinary clinical and educational approach to patient care.

He has upon invitation resided as “Visiting Scholar” at Gujarat Ayurved University (Jamnagar, India), considered by the WHO 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 (Hardwar, India), Benares Hindu University (Varanasi, India), with Indian Ayurvedic physicians and by visiting Ayurvedic hospitals and Retreat Centers in India. While in India, he also studied the esoteric aspects of Yoga with practitioners in the Himalaya.

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 is a past Vice-Chairperson of the "London Fringe Festival", an alternative theatre and arts festival with a worldwide following. For further information on Fringe Festivals worldwide, go to... London Fringe Festival.

He has had many public appearances, including television and radio, hospitals, universities, colleges, conferences and numerous seminars for laypeople and has been published in Canada, the U.S. and India.

Pankaj is also engaged in creating multimedia teaching materials on Ayurveda and Yoga. He took a sabbatical in 2008/09, travelling to India for a year in order to obtain video footage for film projects on Ayurveda, Yoga and Buddhism... for more on this, go to BODHI NEW MEDIA.

Since 2000, he has practised Naturopathic Medicine in London where he also teaches intensives on Yoga, Pranayanma, Bodywork and Meditation... DEEPYOGA.CA