Programme - 20th International Ayurveda Symposium 2018

Main topics

Highlights of the Symposium

Ayurvedic therapy strategies for diseases of civilisation

Ayurveda and Detox - the concept of Langhana therapies (Panchakarma, fasting, detox)

Classical Ayurveda texts in the light of modern science

Specials

Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

Time
CEST (IST)

Dhanvantari

Lakshmi

Sarasvati

Massage room

17:00 - 18:00

Reception of the participants

6:00 - 7:15

Opening

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Mark and Kerstin Rosenberg (Welcome by the Directors of REAA)
Prof. Dr. S.N. Gupta (Head of the Scientific Advisory Board of REAA)
Smt. Pratibha Parkar (Indian Consul General in Frankfurt)
Susanne Simmler (First District Assistant, Main-Kinzig-Kreis)
Wolfgang Gottlieb (Mayor, Community of Birstein)
Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari (General Director of the All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi)
Sh. Pramod Kumar Pathak (Additional Secretary, AYUSH)

7:15 - 8:15

The Ayurveda classics as a guideline for modern civilisation diseases?!

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Prof. Dr. S.K. Mishra
Ananda Chopra MD
Prof. Dr S.N. Gupta, Dr Ram Manohar
Prof. Dr. Abhimanyu Kumar
MD Hans H. Rhyner

8:15 - 10:45 pm

Ayurvedic dinner and Get-together

Saturday, 15 Sept. 2018

Time
CEST (IST)

Dhanvantari

Lakshmi

Sarasvati

Massage room

08:00 - 09:00

Ayurvedic breakfast

09:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Dimensions of Ayurveda in East and West

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Dr. Vanita Kansal
Petra Wolfinger
Dr. Kamal Perera
Dr. Abhay Kulkarni
Amarjeet Singh Bhamra
Dr Vijith Sasidhar

10:15 - 10:30

Break

11:30 - 12:00

Break

13:00 - 14:30

Ayurvedic lunch

13:45 - 14:30

Information meeting about the training courses at the European Academy for Ayurveda

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Information meeting about the study of Ayurveda medicine at the European Academy for Ayurveda

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3:45 - 4:15

Break

4:15 - 5:30 pm

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Kalyani Nagersheth M.D.
Ananda Chopra MD

Ayurveda in the middle of society - How is Ayurveda perceived in Germany?

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Steffen Werner, Ayurveda Journal

Experience Ayurveda in the country of origin

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Katharina Hegemann
Ann-Christin Hammer, New Ways of Travel

Tooth interference field - the influence of teeth on overall health

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Dr. Annette Jasper, Muscadet

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Dinner

19:00 - 20:00

Pancakarma diet for the curative Ayurveda cuisine

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8:15 - 9:45 pm

Evening concert with classical Indian music

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Stephanie Bosch (Bansuri)
Sandip Bhattacharya (Tabla)

Sunday, 16 Sept. 2018

Time
CEST (IST)

Dhanvantari

Lakshmi

Sarasvati

Massage room

07:00 - 08:00

Traditional Indian Fire Ceremony - Yagna

08:00 - 09:00

Breakfast

09:00 - 10:00 a.m.

10:00 - 10:15

Break

10:15 - 11:15

The effects of honey - controversial descriptions in the classical writings

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Dr Ram Manohar
Prof. Ashtavaidyan Narayanan Nambi
Dr Vijith Sasidhar

11:15 - 11:45

Break

11:45 - 13:00

Asthanga Hridrayam in the light of modern science

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Education in the AYUSH medical system

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Dr Avinash Kumar Jain

Evidence-based approach to Ayurveda and integrative medicine: initiatives and contributions

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Dr Narayanam Srikanth

Experience with Vastu (traditional Indian architecture) as an aspect of holistic therapy

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MD Hans H. Rhyner
Prof. Ashtavaidyan Narayanan Nambi

13:00 - 14:15

Ayurvedic lunch

3:15 - 3:30

Break

15:30 - 16:45

Pro and contra vegan nutrition from an Ayurvedic perspective

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Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari
HP Elmar Stapelfeldt MA
Carina Prussia

4:45 - 5:00 p.m.

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