|Advanced Ayurveda Training for Brazilians|
Arya Vaidya Pharmacy concluded a month long training program on Ayurveda yesterday at its Training Academy Campus, Patanjalipuri, Mankarai, Coimbatore. 28 people, from diverse medical background, attended the residential program.
Ayurveda is gaining stronger
grounds in the Latin American countries and there is are serious attempts to
explore the science in its motherland. ABRA / Brazilian Ayurveda Association is
an organisation committed to offer quality Ayurveda solutions in Brazil. Dr.
Aderson Moriera da Rocha, a clinical rheumatologist by profession, heads this
organization and bring a group of medical professionals from diverse
specialities to expose them to authentic Ayurveda in theory and practice. Arya
Vaidya Pharmacy is the chosen destination and this is the fourth time such a
program is being organized successfully. The group consisted of nephrologists,
dentists, psychiatrist, psychologist, paediatrician etc, all having an open
mind to know the healing potentials of our traditional medical system.
During the course they were
offered lectures on philosophy and foundational principles of Ayurveda,
concepts of health and ill-health and of medicines and treatments. They also visited
AVP’s hospital and manufacturing facilities to get a first hand exposure to
quality Ayurveda services. In order to complete the spiritual and cultural
experiences, they were also given opportunity to participate in rituals, like
pongal celebration, havans etc and this year’s Republic Day celebrations.
The participants gave
positive feedbacks as they felt that “everything happened beyond their
imagination”, that “this course was a most memorable and important moment in
their life” , that “they were completely satisfied with the relationship with
the teachers, theÂ way the subjects were introduced, subject matter of the
course and the hospitality”
The program concluded with a ceremonial closing Â yesterday. Dr. Eduardo Cardona-Sanlemente PhD, DS, a Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine (UK) and the Research Committee Director of Ayurveda Practitioners’ Association (APA) UK was the Chief Guest. Dr. P. R. Krishna Kumar, MD Arya Vaidya Pharmacy presided over the function. Participation certificates were distributed by them. To continue the efforts to propularise Authentic Ayurveda in Brazil, AVP and ABRA entered in a Memorandum of Understanding to work together in the areas of medicine manufacturing and supply, clinical services, research and education.Â The function concluded with all the participants singing Indian and Brazilian National Anthem.