Taksha Advisor for Jyotish and Homeopathy within the Taksha Center for Integrative Medicine and Yoga (CIMY), Dr. Nair is originally from Trivandrum, Kerala, India. He graduated from I.I.T.-Kharagpur, and received his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA, in 1970. He moved to Brazil the same year, and worked as Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Senior Researcher in Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo. With a passion for astrology and integrative medicine, Dr. Nair learned Jyotish (Vedic Astrology) with guidance from several reputed astrologers in India (Kerala), and developed his own Vedic Astrology software (JATAKA). Since 1984, he has been practicing professionally, and since 1992, has taught basic courses in Jyotish (Vedic Astrology) to Brazilian students. In addition to leading seminars and courses on advanced topics in Vedic Astrology, Dr. Nair has practiced Homeopathy (and other alternative therapeutic methods) for over 25 years.