Pune, 4 Nov (The Press Watch) – “Diabetes is one of the major concerns in human lifestyle around the world. Ayurveda is an important medicinal cure for diabetes free life. More countries in the world should accept Ayurveda. To ensure this, Ayurveda must reach all parts of the world,” founder of Keshayurved and Ayurvedacharya Dr.Harish Patankar stated.
Patankar along with Dr.Gayatri Pandav was awarded with the Indo-Dutch Ayurved Icon 2019 award at the third International Ayurveda Conference organised in Netherlands. Conference was held at the Premdani Ayurveda Institute and Gandhi Center (Indian Netherlands Embassy’s cultural center) Denhag Netherlands.
Dr.Patankar was speaking at the international conference held in Netherlands jointly organised by the Nashik based Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) and Netherland-based Premdani Ayurveda College. The international conference was inaugurated by vice-chancellor of MUHS, Dr Kalidas Chavan, Girishji Momaya of Maharashi Ayurved Holland, Dr. Etian Premdani of Premdani Ayurved Institute, Netherlands, Dr Nirmala Sharma Indian Cultural Centre Embassy of India, Dr Milind Jani, Vyankat Joshi among others. On the occasion, an Ayurveda souvenir magazine was also published.
An academic memorandum of association was also signed for during this conference between MUHS and Premdani Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya. Under this MoU, students, teachers, experts will conduct an exchange of knowledge between both countries. Apart from this, certificate courses would also be held, Dr Kalidas Chavhan said. Dr Chavan said, “Ayurveda faces several legal hindrances at international level. Hence, it is important that Ayurveda is promoted through universities. Universities must conduct exchange programes with international schools and universities to gain international recognition.”
Dr. Nirmala Sharma spoke about the history of Ayurveda, work conducted in this filed across countries among others. She also mentioned about the Indian tradition in Ayurveda at Nalanda and Takshashila. She also gvae information about the knowledge on Ayurveda that is being promoted in international universities through Indian colleges and institutions.
Presentations by experts who participated in the conference from different countries were held. Many topics related to Ayurveda including diet, diabetes treatment, cosmetics, scope of Ayurveda in medicine, world challenges before Ayurveda among others.
Dr. Snehal Patankar, Dr. Gayatri Pandav, Kishore Pandav, Vaidya Vaibhav Mehta, Vaidya Kunal Kamthe from Keshayurveda gave presentations. A workshop by Vaidya Rashmi Ved on Ayurvedic cosmetics was conducted. Research papers by Dr Tapas Nikhare from Nagpur, Dr.Sharad Porte from Jaipur, Dr.K B Shriniwas Rao from Raipur, Dr.Priyanka Thigale-Risbud from Mumbai were presented.