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PM and Yoga Guru Dr HR Nagendra's relationship span over four decades!

The Teacher and disciple association between Padma Shree Dr HR Nagendra also Chancellor of the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana Arogyadhama(S-VYASA) deemed to be a University here near Jigani in Anekal Taluk of the Bengaluru Rural district and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a long history of about four decades. A visitor from 1982: Padma Shree Dr HR Nagendra, dwelling over the four decades-long association recalled to Hindusthan Samachar in an exclusive interview-“The Prime Minister has been a regular visitor to the S-VYASA since the early eighties. He came here for the first time in 1982 and from then onward he has been a regular visitor. HV Seshadri, a veteran RSS leader and my uncle used to stay here in the Prashanti Kuteeram. Usually, all national-level RSS leaders and functionaries kept visiting him right from 1979-80… …Inaugurated the Reception building in 1983: Although Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited S-VYASA in 1982 for the first time it was only blossoming

S-VYASA courses a runaway hit; but no takers in the host state

“Hittala Gida Maddalla’ is a popular proverb in Kannada. It means that “The Tree in the backyard is not Medicine”. Probably, the proverb is tailor-made for a variety of courses offered by the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana Arogyadhama (S-VYASA) at Giddanahalli In Anekal Taluk of Bengaluru Rural district, about 20 miles from Bengaluru city. Yoga courses on offer in S-VYASA: The numbers of courses offered in S-VYASA make a big list. The following is a list of them: *Yoga Instructor Course (YIC) of one-month duration. *BNYS (Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences) of 5 1/2 years duration. *BSc (Yoga Consciousness) of three years duration. *BSc (Yoga Therapy) of three years duration. *BSc (Clinical, Nutrition & Dietetics) of three years duration. *BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy). *MSc (Yoga Therapy) of two years. *MSc (Yoga Consciousness) of two years duration. *PGDYT (Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy) of 15 months duration. *MD (Yoga) of three years. *PhD (Yo

Mind management techniques can avoid several diseases: Dr R Nagaratna Raghuram

“Thanks to a host of our ancient sages like Patanjali, Vashista, Tejas and Lord Krishna, most of the diseases annoying the mankind can very well be controlled and avoided by practising mind management techniques. And this has been proved with any number of researches conducted by the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandana Samsthana Arogyadhama(S-VYASA)” says Dr Ramarao Nagaratna Raghuram, Medical Director. image source: Steemit Medical claims proved wrong: “The purpose of practising Yoga is for mind management. If Patanjali insists to have a positive mind, Vashista lays emphasis on slowing the mind for achieving mastery. If Lord Krishna concurs on the same, Tejas has already given a definition. But medical sciences claim that Arthritis, Asthama cannot be controlled by the mind. However, our research findings in the last four decades have proved these self-proclaimed assumptions wrong”, she informed. Chemical imbalances due to negative emotions: Dr Ramarao Nagaratna Raghuram, further elabo

Dr Ramarao Nagaratna Raghuram: From UK to VK

Dr Ramarao Nagaratna Raghuram is the Medical Director of Arogyadhama, a holistic health centre in Prashanti Kutiram, Vivekananda Yoga Anusandana Samsthana Arogyadhama, Bengaluru. Had she restricted herself to Allopathic practice, she might have well settled with a roaring practice in the United Kingdom (UK). No, it wasn’t so in her case. For, she refused to tread the usual path like everyone else and opted to return from the UK to VK or Vivekananda Kendra to foray into the application of Yoga for treatment of several ailments. An MRCP turned Yoga researcher, advisor, teacher and guide: She did her MBBS from the prestigious Bengaluru Medical College (BMC) in 1967 and MD in General Medicine from Mysuru Medical College (MMC) in 1972. As Dr HR Nagendra, her elder brother and Chancellor-S-VYASA points out, she completed the two years duration MRCP program at the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, the UK within nine months! It was no big a surprise as she had a successful academic care

Yoga, now a powerful tool for self-employment: Dr Nagaratna Raghuram

Yoga education has come a long way in this country and of late elsewhere across the globe. Beginning with crash courses, camps, certificate, Diploma among many a other, these days you have courses at the Degree, Post Graduate and Ph.D level too. “Thanks to the ever-increasing curiosity, enthusiasm and commitment towards learning Yoga, it has become a powerful tool for self-employment”, says Dr Nagaratna Raghuram, Medical Director of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandana Samsthana Arogyadhama(S-VYASA), here. S-VYASA, the only University dedicated to Yoga in the country: “In fact, these days you have any number of educational institutions offering many Yoga related courses. However, S-VYASA happens to be the only University in the country completely dedicated to Yoga studies”, she says. Eight Central Universities have separate Yoga Departments: “For record sake, Bihar School of Yoga (BSY) hitherto based out of Munger in Bihar happens to be the first institution imparting Yoga courses in th