Dr. Jitendra Arya 

ND. MD. (MA)

 Institute for Nature Cure & Yogic Science



The institute is run by an eminent naturopath Dr. Jitendra Arya and is supported by a team of qualified doctors and therapist with experience in a host of techniques such as - naturopathy , ayurvedic massage, hydro therapy, mud therapy, diet therapy, psychotherapy, yoga and meditation.

Dr. Jitendra Arya is an exponent of mind body medicine with emphasis on Ancient Indian Healing Sciences such as spiritual healing, yoga, meditation, nature cure, ayurveda and herbal medicine. He has done pioneering work in the field of nature cure as a way of life and Naturopathy a system of medicine on modern lines. At 50 years of age he is already an authority on the subject of Nature Cure and has succeeded in running and establishing number of Nature Cure Centres by being chief consultant and an inspirational force in the development of these centres.



He was born in the family of followers of Gandhian principles, Nature Cure has been a way of life right from childhood. He did his early education from Gurukul based on Indian Vedic system and was exposed to yoga and meditation at an early age. His keen desire and inner aspiration to explore spiritual life led him to study extensively about Indian Philosophy, teachings of modern saints such as Sri Ramkrishna, Swami Vivekananda, Ramana Maharshi and Swami Ramdas which left a great impact on his young mind.

He spent long hours in spiritual study, reflections and introspection. Sometimes he used to practise meditation, fasting or living on a raw diet. Following his Swadharma he devoted much of his time in the study of yogic science and practice of yamas and niyamas.

He is a Doctorate in Nature Cure, and did diploma in Yoga from Kundalini Yoga Institute Lucknow and went through advance practice of Vipassana Meditation. He holds a Doctorate of Medicine (Medicina Alternativa) from the Open International University for Complementary Medicines, Sri Lanka recognized by the UN Peace University.

He is known as a reiki grand master. He started his career as Chief Naturopath at Baroda Nature Cure Hospital. He was attached to Ram Nam Nature Cure Hospital at Ahmedabad. In 1987, the Prime Minister  then Late Shri Morarjibhai Desai and Late Shri Manibhaiji Desai requested him to take charge of the Nature Cure Center at Uruli Kanchan.


He has been conferred with several awards; which includes National Awards of Anushandhan Parishad, CCRYN, Government of India, Awards of Doctorate in Science (Honoris Causa) and Doctorate in Science (Medicina Alternativa) by the Open International University for Complementary Medicines, Sri Lanka. He was awarded with Gold Medal at International Congress on Alternative Medicines and Therapies, Mumbai and was selected for Gold Medal by Indian Foundation of Alternative Medicine Thanjavur. He is nominated as Honorary Adviser to National Health Education Society of India, which is affiliated to various international educational institutes. He was also nominated by the Board of Control of Indian Council of Management Executives to receive the Order of Merit 1996.

This is 160 bedded, largest Nature Cure Centre in India, which was established by Mahatma Gandhi in 1946 and during 187 it was passing through financial crisis. With his dedication and hard work, Dr Jitendra Arya brought Uruli-Kanchan Nature Cure Centre back to its glory. Having fulfilled his promise to late Shri Manibhaiji Desai, he moved on to spread his message to wider section of society and helped people in establishing number of Nature Cure Centres in India.

He is the founder of various institutes and has spread the message of Nature Cure. He is a Founder Trustee, President & Chairman of Health Naturally Research & Development Institute (HNRDI), a non-profit organisation in India. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Health Naturally, India’s first and the only monthly magazine on Nature Cure, printed on eco- friendly recycled handmade paper based on true Gandhian principles. He is a prolific writer and has published many articles and written books in English as well as in various regional languages.


He is the Director of Indian Institute of Healing Sciences & Ecology (IIHSE) where the courses on the subjects of Natural Hygiene, Yoga, Acupressure, Meditation and Environmental Medicine are conducted. He has established Arya Spiritual Healing Academy (ASHA) through which education in spiritual healing is imparted and it also includes Reiki I, II & III and other advanced courses.

He has travelled widely within and outside India promoting the Ancient Indian Healing Sciences. He was invited to U.K to deliver lectures and to have seminars and workshops. His lectures in England were highly appreciated and it attracted a large number of people. While in London the European Zee T.V. arranged his interview for their viewers. He was also invited to Hong Kong and has travelled to Bhutan, Malawi, Central Africa and East Africa on a month long tour to African countries delivering public lectures, holding workshops and seminars where he also gave numerous radio talks.

Award for Naturopathy

He has been a member of the Nature Cure Advisory Committee formed by the Government of Maharashtra, India and an advisor to the University of Pune to start a Nature Cure Degree course at the university level. He is Secretary to the Indian Nature Cure Practitioners Association, New Delhi. He is the chief consultant to a number of Natural Cure Centers in India. He has established at least 100 such Nature Cure Centers all over India. He Offers consultation or franchise for establishing Holistic Health Centers. He has consulting rooms at Mumbai and Pune (India).