India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, witnessed the mega event Ayuryog Expo World Assembly on Ayurveda, Yoga, and Naturopathy from 7-10 November 2019. The four-day grandeur highlighted the importance of higher sciences of India’s medical and lifestyle tradition featuring the best of the traditional form of medications.
It was indeed the World’s largest assembly on Yoga, Ayurveda, and Naturopathy, bringing together all experts, Yogis, Gurus, and dignified personalities who are associated with Ayurveda, Yoga, and Naturopathy.
The first edition of the Ayuryog Expo had Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Union Minister of State [I/C], Ministry of Ayush as the Guest of Honour, Padma Shree Awardee, Dr. HR. Nagendra [Guruji] and Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha, Secretary, Ministry of Ayush presiding over the event.
An MoU was signed between IYA and IEML and was exchanged on stage, along with several other discussions. Dr, HR Nagendra, President Indian Yoga Association focused on figuring out ways to overcome challenges, how to integrate the system into a common platform. That can pave the way to integrate allopathy and all systems, as no one system will be able to cope with the challenges of modern society. A pluralistic system is quintessential.
The exhibition had over 50 stalls from across businesses in AYUSH. Various popular brands of Patanjali and Sri Tattva set up its stalls for the Research Centre, Ayurveda Hospital and FMCG Goods. The show witnessed participation from various spa and wellness companies. Multiple companies selling natural and nature-derived health products, sugar-free and lifestyle products and even medicines for incommunicable diseases such as asthma, diabetes and more.
The second day of the Ayuryog Expo began with a Yoga Session by Padma Shri Awardee HH Amrta Suryananda Maharaj followed by scientific sessions. Eminent speakers from across the world holding their expertise were part of the event. It began with the presentation on the Psychophysiology of Yoga and its Applications by Dr. Shirley Tellas, Director, Patanjali Research Foundation. She focused on how in the world there have been many studies that show how Yoga could improve wellness and quality of life as a whole in all aspects and ways of life.
It was followed by Dr. Lorenzo Cohen, Professor, Department of General Oncology and Behavioral Science and Director. The event also had speakers delivering speeches on various health-related topics. The first knowledge session was followed by three-panel discussions. The first was on the topic of AYUSH integration for non-communicable diseases. Speakers Dr. Cijith Shreehdar, CMO Prakriti Shakti Clinic, CGH Earth. Dr. GG Gangadharan, Dr. Shrikant, Dr. B.T Chidananda Murthy, Dr.Satbir Singh Khalsa, Dr. Pratap Chouhan, and many others.
The day ended with a mesmerizing keertanam by Padma Shri Awardee HH Amrta Suryananada Maharaj and the delegates from Europe. The second day of the AyurYog Expo saw a good amount of footfall with very positive feedback from the exhibitors.
Day 3 was a historic day, witnessing a mega shivir on Yoga and Holistic healing conducted by Swami Ramdev. The session was attended by nearly 25,000 participants including students from different schools and disciples.
The day ended with a Valedictory ceremony focusing on the importance for the Ayurved, Yog, and Naturopathy industry. The valedictory and Satsang which concluded the Knowledge and Scientific Sessions and other activities of AYURYOG EXPO 2019. Kicking things off at the ceremony Shri Rakesh Kumar, Chairman IEML and Director General, EPCH said “I feel immense pleasure in AYURYOG Expo 2019 and what it has been able to achieve in its first edition. This is our contribution along with Guruji, Dr. HR Nagendra’s immense support and guidance, to the nation. The idea was to meet and help bridge a gap and the need for the spread of Ayurveda, Yoga, and Wellness”.
AYURYOG EXPO 2019 was an effort which brought together for the first time, the huge and important sciences of Ayurved, Yoga, and Naturopathy. The ceremony was concluded with a vote of thanks given by Sudeep Sarkar, CEO, IEML, who felicitated some of the Exhibitors of the AYURYOG EXPO 2019.