JODHPUR, INDIA, January 5, 2003: A yoga
conference organized by the Medical College in Jodhpur and the Yoga
in Daily Life Foundation was attended by 250 international doctors, healthcare
professionals and practitioners of yoga. Dr. P. K. Gupta, Principal of the
Medical College opened the conference in recognition of yoga in the effective
management of most diseases. Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda Ji then shared with
the delegates his 30 years teaching experience of yoga throughout the world and
said that when we stray from the path of
discipline and law of nature, then the consequence is always ill-health and
Yoga, he said is not just physical exercise, but is the path for humans to gain
immense spiritual development. Other speakers presented findings on
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Around 250 international visitors - doctors, health care professionals and
practitioners of yoga - attended the conference, presided by the author of the
Yoga in Daily Life system, His Holiness Vishwaguru Paramhans Swami
Maheshwarananda Ji, His Holiness Dharmsamrat Paramhans Swami Madhavananda Ji and
His Highness Shri Gaj Singh Ji, Maharaja of Jodhpur.
Dr. P. K. Gupta, Principal of the Medical College of Jodhpur opened the
conference in recognition of Yoga in the effective management of most diseases.
Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda Ji then shared with the delegates his 30 years
experience of teaching Yoga throughout the world, and said that when we stray
from the path of discipline and law of nature, then the consequence is always
ill-health and disease. Yoga, he said is not just physical exercise, but is the
path for humans to gain immense spiritual development.
Many honourable speakers followed and here are some excerpts from their
Shri Gaj Singh Ji Maharaj said that it was a great privilege for this conference
to be held in the sun-city of Jodhpur, with the presence of saints of great
wisdom and the knowledge of so many medical profesisonals. Shri Gaj Singh Ji
praised the Jodhpur Medical College for bringing the subject of Yoga in Daily
Life to the medical faculty, since for many years Swami Maheshwarananda's system
of Yoga has been tremendously successful in many foreign universities.
Dr. Martin Repko from the Medical University of Czech Republic presented his
success as a doctor in applying the 8-level system of Yoga in Daily Life in the
treatment of diabetes mellitus and nervous system disorders.
Physiotherapist Harriet Bucher from Austria presented the practical approach she
uses in her clinic in treating patients with serious back and neck problems,
applying the gentle exercises from Yoga in Daily Life.
Dr. Kamal Taori, Asst. Secretary of the Government of India, Interstate Council
Secretariat of Home Affairs, Delhi, praised Yoga as a highly effective means not
only in treatment, but in preventive health care that will reduce India's health
care budgets. He expressed a need to train consultants in Yoga to begin working
at the grass-roots level of the population to better manage health care of
In her presentation, Dr. Sylvia Mushawar (Sadhvi Shanti) from Austria, said that
the practice of Yoga is not a question of time, but a question of choice – since
each of us can make the decision to create just a few minutes each day for its
practice. She further elaborated on the Yoga in Daily Life technique of
Self-Inquiry-Meditation as being highly beneficial in maintaining balance of the
psyche, thereby reducing stress and tension.
Dr. A. Mathur, Associate Professor of Medical College of Jodhpur, spoke of the
scientific proof of Yoga being the only anti-stress response positively produced
in laboratory tests through its effect on the brain. Dr. Mathur emphasized the
importance for medical practicioners to view their patients in a holistic
manner, since Yoga is holistic in its approach and can positively manage such
conditions a high blood pressure, asthma, epilepsy, digestive disorders, and
even relieve symptoms of cancer and aids.
Swami Jasraj Puri, physiotherapeutist from Sydney, Australia presented the yogic
technique of Pranayama to effectively reduce mental stress and physical tension.
The conference was closed by honourable guest Monsignor David Cappo, Vicar
General of the Catholic Archdiocese in Adelaide, South Australia. Monsignor
Cappo works closely with the government of his state in Australia on issues of
health care and he expressed the growing need worldwide to recognize practices
such as Yoga in preventive health-care. As a spiritual leader who is committed
to the promotion of inter-faith dialogue between the different religions of the
world, Monsignor Cappo has worked closely with Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda
and said that Yoga has contributed greatly to the health of the entire world and
to the promotion of greater tolerance between individuals which is the only way
to lasting world peace.