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23rd INCOFYRA: A Step to Integrate Indian and Modern Medicine
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23rd INCOFYRA: A Step to Integrate Indian and Modern Medicine 

Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA) organised 23rd International Conference on Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications (INCOFYRA) from January3-6, 2020 at Prashanti Kutiram, Bengaluru. The theme for the International Conference was “Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine”. Inauguration ceremony was held in the divine presence and blessings of His Holiness Shri Sri Sri Dr.Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswamiji (Shri Adichunchanagiri Mahasamsthana Math, Bengaluru). The ceremony was presided over by Guruji (Dr.H R Nagendra, President, Indian Yoga Association).

Addressing the gathering, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Hon’ble MoS for AYUSH & Defence, Govt. of India who was present as the Chief Guest reiterated the benefits of integrating Indian medicine and Modern Medicine with Yoga as basis for integrative medicine. He also requested IYA, CCRYN and S-VYASA to come together and carry out preventive and integrative studies in Cardiology for the benefit of the mankind.

Speaking during the conference Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Director, Standing Publicity, Publication & P.R. Committee said in past few years we have moved from Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) to Traditional, Complementary & Integrative Medicine (TCI). With modern medical personalities coming into Yoga, Yoga Therapy and Yoga research this type of integration and collaboration has become much easier.

Shri Subodh Tiwari, Vice President of Indian Yoga Association spoke in detail about how beneficial can Yoga prove to be in pain management. Smt. Kamlesh Barwal (Secretary General), Dr. Jaideep Arya (Joint Secretary), Shri Ravi Tumuluri (Joint Secretary) of Indian Yoga Association and other members were also marked their presence during INCOFYRA.

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