|The third International Scientific Conference on Yoga and Ayurveda was held at the Bhandari Yoga and Ayurveda Health Centre in the Sulislaw Palace, Poland from 24-26 June, 2016.
|Three residents of Ecovillage Bhrugu Aranya delivered talks to the many scientists, researchers and students from Germany, USA, India, Holland and Poland.
Jaroslaw Bizberg, president of Homa Therapy Foundation in Poland, spoke on “Agnihotra and Agnihotra Ash Remedies and Homa Organic Farming.“ He also showed one of the magnificent videos of our Ecovillage created by Jacob Sawyer.
|Dr. Ulrich Berk (left), president of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Homa-Therapie (German Association of Homa Therapy), spoke on “Homa Therapy in Yoga and Ayurveda – Scientific Aspects.”
|Barry Rathner, M.A., psychologist from USA, delivered his paper on “Homa Psychotherapy.
Our thanks are extended to Mr Chandra Mohan Bhandari, former Indian Ambassador to Poland, and chairman of the conference, and to the gracious owner of the Sulislaw Palace, Mr. Jerzy Bar, who organized this wonderful and important event.
|Photo above: Dr Ulrich Berk addressing the conference.
Photo right: Dr Ulrich Berk (red shirt) and Jarek Bizberg (far right) perform Agnihotra in the grounds of the Sulislaw Institute. Seated between them is Mr C.M. Bhandari.
|Not only did nearly 15 people attend the earliest sunrise Agnihotra of the year, but many of the conference attendees and speakers came for sunset Agnihotra as well.
The scientists and practitioners of yoga and ayurveda seemed truly to appreciate the Vedic origins of Homa Therapy.
We were also interviewed by “Yoga and Ayurveda Magazine” and TV/YouTube outlets.
Dr Ulrich Berk