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The Doctor From India

When: Fri., March 23, 7 p.m. 2018

As part of Carnegie Mellon University’s International Film Festival, “The Doctor From India” tells the story of Dr. Vasant Lad, the first person to bring Ayurveda, an ancient holistic healthcare system, from India to the West in the late 1970s. After Dr. Lad’s family guru told him he was destined to become an Ayurvedic physician, he fulfilled his destiny by becoming a holistic health pioneer. Because Ayurveda was almost completely unknown when Dr. Lad arrived in the West, he worried that Western medicine would reject this non-Western approach

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