Thursday, December 22, 2011
19th INTERNATIONAL YOGA CONFERENCE ON FRONTIERS OF YOGA RESEARCH FROM 20th December,2011 to 23rd December,2011.
S-VYASA Yoga university & Research,Bengaluru organised 19th International Conference on frontiers of Yoga research & its applications.The theme of the conference is "Yoga for Global Health,Peace and Education'.With the advancement of science & technology,we are moving away from the natural and healthy living.We are obsessed by the conventional modern medical system for treating lifestyle related diseases which can be treated by change of lifestyle and few healthy habits.
The International conference was held at Prashanthi Kutiram in Bengaluru which was inaugurated by Sri Sri Ravishankar of Art of Living. He said that" science and spirituality were never contradictory.Yoga is not a philosophy that should be kept in library,it should be practiced and lived.' Regarding banning of Bhagawat Gita in Russia,he said that" it is an injustice to the people of Russia and an insult to 1.2 billion people of India".
Dr.H.R.Nagendra,Vice Chancellor ,S- VYASA spoke about the research based wealth of knowledge the university has and said that yoga is the answer to the modern day ills.
Swami Gautamanandaji,President,Ramakrishna Math,Chennai,Dr.V.S.Acharya,Minister of Higher Education,Govt.of Karnataka, and Shri.B.S.Yediyurappa,former Chief Minister of karnataka were present on the occassion.
Dr.R.A.Mashalkar,renowned Scientist,gave the inaugural address.