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    21th International Ayurveda Symposium

    September, 13 - 15, 2019 in Birstein, Germany

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Program - 20th International Ayurveda Symposium 2018

 

  Highlights of the 20th International Ayurveda Symposium
  Ayurvedic therapy strategies for lifestyle diseases
  Ayurveda & detox – Langhana therapies (Panchakarma, Fasting, Cleansing)
  Traditional Ayurvedic texts in the light of modern science
  Specials

 

Preliminary program

Please note that speakers, topics, duration and time of the lectures are subject to change.

Abstracts

Abstracts are available for those lectures printed in red and accompanied by the symbol ». Please click on the lecture title in order to read the text.

 

Friday, Sep 14, 2018

  Hall
Time Dhanvantari    
5:00 pm

6:00 pm

Registration
6:00 pm

7:15 pm
 

Opening session
Mark and Kerstin Rosenberg (Welcome from Directors of REAA)
Prof. Dr. S.N. Gupta (Head of the REAA‘s Academic Advisory Board)
Smt. Pratibha Parkar (Consul General of India in Frankfurt)
Susanne Simmler (Vice Council Commissioner, Main-Kinzig district)
Wolfgang Gottlieb (Mayor, Municipality of Birstein)
Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari (General Director All India Institute of Ayurveda)
Sh. Pramod Kumar Pathak (Additional Secretary, AYUSH)

7:15 pm

8:15 pm
 

Panel discussion
Ancient Ayurvedic wisdom as a guideline for lifestyle disorders

Chair: Prof. Dr. Martin Mittwede
Speakers: Prof. Dr. S.K. Mishra, Dr. med. Ananda Chopra, Prof. Dr. S.N. Gupta, Dr. Ram Manohar, Prof. Dr. Abhimanyu Kumar, MD Hans H. Rhyner

8:15 pm

10:45 pm
Dinner and get-together

 

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018

  Hall
Time Dhanvantari Lakshmi Sarasvati Massage training room
8:00 am
-
9:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 am
-
10:15 am
 

Panel discussion
Dimensions of Ayurveda in East and West

Chair: Mark Rosenberg
Speakers: Dr. Vanita Kansal, Petra Wolfinger, Dr. Kamal Perera, Dr. Abhay Kulkarni, Amarjeet Singh Bhamra, Dr. Vijith Sasidhar

Break
10:30 am
-
11:30 am
  » Practical Ayurveda guidelines to enjoy health and vitality in everyday life
Prof. Dr. Abhimanyu Kumar
  Detox – Removing toxins with Ayurveda
HP Ralph Steuernagel
  

Case study
Prostate cancer treatment in Ayurveda 
Hans H. Rhyner MD, PhD, Dipl. NHP

   » Ayurveda and Sri Lankan traditional medicine approaches in joint disorders (Sandhigata Roga) and clinical trials
Dr. Kamal Perera
Break  
12:00 pm
-
1:00 pm
 

» Psychic aspects during different stages of a Pancakarma treatment
Prof. Dr. S.N. Gupta

 

» Ayurvedic categorisation of native plants 
Dr. med. Kalyani Nagersheth

 

Increasing efficiency of Panchakarma treatments by Marma therapy
HP Markus Ludwig

 

Exhibitors' panel

» Sourcing and researching Ayurvedic herbs
Joanna Webber, Pukka Herbs

How to sell Ayurveda products in a legal way
Steffen Werner, Amla Natur GmbH

1:00 pm
-
2:30 pm
Ayurvedic lunch
1:45 pm
-
2:30 pm
   In the Lounge:
Info event - Educational program
at the European Academy of Ayurveda
Kerstin Rosenberg
 

In the library:
Info event - Study course in Ayurvedic Medicine at the European Academy
of Ayurveda
Prof. Dr. Martin Mittwede
 

2:30 pm
-
3:45 pm
  

» Combined role of Arogyam-DRT and lifestyle modifications in the effective management of upper respiratory tract allergies
Dr. Harveen Kaur and Dr. Satnam Singh

   » The Charaka Samhita as a guideline for practicing Ayurveda?!
Dr. med. Ananda Chopra
  

Ayurvedic blood-letting treatment - Theory and practice
Dr. med. Wolfgang Schachinger

   » Shiroabhyanga – Indian head massage as an Ayurvedic bodywork modality
Amarjeet Singh Bhamra
 

» The role of Pancakarma in the management of liver diseases
Dr. Abhay Kulkarni

  Converging path of ancient Ayurvedic texts and modern medicine
Prof. Dr. Martin Mittwede
  Classic Pancakarma for patients with rheumatoide arthritis
Dr. med. Hedwig Gupta
break
4:15 pm
-
5:30 pm
  

» Clinical use of Langhana treatment for thyroid hypofunction
Prof. Ashtavaidyan Narayanan Nambi

   Colloquium
Case studies with discussion

Chair: HP Elmar Stapelfeldt MA
Speakers: Dr. med. Kalyani Nagersheth, Dr. med. Ananda Chopra
  

Exhibitors' panel

The influence of teeth on overall health
Dr. Annette Jasper, Muscanadent

Experiencing Ayurveda in its country of origin
Katharina Hegemann & Ann-Christin Hammer, Neue Wege Reisen

Ayurveda in the centre of society - How is Ayurveda perceived in Germany?
Steffen Werner, Ayurveda Journal

  

Ayurveda Labs
Your body talks: Subtle effects of Ayurvedic massage
Chair: Petra Wolfinger

Food as medicine for lifstyle disorders 
Lecture, workshop, discussion and case studies
Chair: Kerstin Rosenberg

 
6:00 pm
-
8:00 pm
Dinner & open networking
7:00 pm
-
8:00 pm
      Expert panel: Research project & case studies
sACRo - Series of Ayurveda case reports online
Chair: HP Elmar Stapelfeldt MA
  Expert panel: Pancakarma diet for the curative Ayurveda cuisine
Chair: Kerstin Rosenberg
 
8:15 pm
-
9:45 pm
  Evening concert - classic Indian music
Stephanie Bosch (Bansuri) and Sandip Bhattacharya (Tabla)

 

Sunday, Sep 16, 2018

  Hall
Time Dhanvantari Lakshmi Sarasvati Massage training room
7:00 am
-
8:00 am
Traditional Indian fire ceremony - Yagna
8:00 am
-
9:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 am
-
10:00 am
  » Vataj Hridroga – Vata as cause of heart disease
Prof. Dr. S.K. Mishra
 

The effects of honey - controversial description in classic writings
Dr. Ram Manohar, Prof. Ashtavaidyan Narayanan Nambi and Dr. Vijith Sasidhar

  Cleansing the mind
MD Ulrich Koch
  Workshop
» Dinacharya - Ancient purification routine for modern times 

Carmen Tosto
break
10:15 am
-
11:15 am
 

Fasting and detox diet in Ayurveda
Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari

  Lifestyle disorder no 1: Ayurveda therapy for cardiovascular diseases
HP Oliver Becker
  

Nidra Rog – insomnia:
Case studies from clinical practice
Dr. Vanita Kansal

    Doshas in the context of traditional vedic architecture (Vastu Shastra)
Mark Rosenberg
break
11:45 am
-
1:00 pm
 

» The structure of classic Ayurvedic writings - A hidden story
Dr. Ram Manohar

  

Ritucarya – Detox with local and seasonal food combinations
Kerstin Rosenberg

  

Obesity – Treatment for Sthaulya in Ayurveda 
Dr. med. Annette Müller-Leisgang

   Expert panel:
Experiences with Vastu (traditional Indian architecture) as aspect of holistic therapy
Chair: Mark Rosenberg
Speakers: MD Hans H. Rhyner, Prof. Ashtavaidyan Narayanan Nambi
 

Asthanga Hridrayam in the light of modern science
Dr. Vijith Sasidhar

 

Evidence based approach to Ayurveda and integrative medicine: Initiatives and contributions
Dr. Narayanam Srikanth

Education in AYUSH system of medicine
Dr. Avinash Kumar Jain

  Integrating Ayurveda into Western health systems – cost and benefit by example of the Metabolic Syndrome
Dr. med. Harsha Gramminger
1:00 pm
-
2:15 pm
Ayurvedic lunch
2:15 pm
-
3:15 pm
  

Intermittent fasting & physical activity in the context of Langhana as a detoxification approach for Ayurvedic practice in the west 
Dr. Vijay Murthy

 

Importance of the Ayurvedic constitution in practical therapy – a critical view
HP Elmar Stapelfeldt MA

 

The concept of Langhana therapy: Amapachan – Agnideepan
HP Michael Rohrschneider

  » Fire and love: Increasing fertility with Ayurveda Yoga Chikitsa
Manuela Heider de Jahnsen
break
3:30 pm
-
4:45 pm
 

Panel discussion
Pros and cons of a vegan lifestyle from an Ayurvedic perspective
Chair: Kerstin Rosenberg
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari, HP Elmar Stapelfeldt MA, Carina Preuß

4:45 pm
-
5:00 pm
  Closing session
Farewell with Kerstin & Mark Rosenberg

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