Sahaja Yoga Presented at the Medicina Alternativa the 49th World Congress of Integrated Medicines Colombo, Sri Lanka 12, 13 & 14 , Nov 2010
The 49th World Congress of Integrated Medicines was held on Nov 12-13-14, 2010, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It was organized by Medicina Alternativa International & the Open International University for Complimentary Medicines. The objective of Medicina Alternativa and the open International University for Complementary Medicines is to achieve Holistic Health Care through the integration of medicines worldwide to meet the needs of the public.
More than 700 delegates from over 100 countries attended this prestigious conference. All political systems and governments with the dawn of the new millennium have made a sincere commitment to make health care and health education available to all irrespective of ethnicity, religion and political color. Thus, the open International University of natural, traditional and complementary Medicines, has explored the importance of natural, traditional and complementary medicines for health-care (including evidence based healing methods, including spiritual healing.
Message from His Excellency the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
With the dawn of the new Millennium, the human race has to make a commitment to make available health care and health education for all. Farsighted initiatives have enabled the field of medicine to embrace the concept of Holistic Medicine.
Message from the Ex United Nations Secretary General
The challenge to stand up against poverty has captured the imagination of people around the world. We are standing up for the Millennium Development Goals; we are standing up to hold leaders to their promises; we are standing up because until we meet the Goals, we will not give up”
Sahaja Yoga Presentation
Paper on Effects of Sahaja Yoga on Reduction of Stress and Stress Related Diseases was presented at the prestigious Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall by Prof Dr. Sandeep Rai, Director Research & Development at the International Sahaja Yoga Research & Health Centre, Mumbai & Professor & Unit Head, Postgraduate Dept of Medicine at the MGM Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai, India.
In his presentation the pioneering researches on Sahaja Yoga from Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi carried out under the guidance of Late Prof U. C Rai, along with some new researches carried out at the International Sahaja Yoga Research & Health Centre (Vashi Hospital), in last 5 years were presented to an audience of over 700 Doctors from around 100 countries.
This was followed by slides which briefly depicted Shri Mataji’s contribution to medical science and world peace, which has made her be regarded as possibly the most reputed spiritual scientist the world has ever seen in recent times.
After the presentation Prof Sandeep Rai with the permission of the Chair initiated for Self-realization programme, which of course was not scheduled on the agenda or attached to this Scientific Presentation. But it all happened as if with an inexplicable spontaneity as the Chairman readily agreed for the same as he granted Dr. Rai with a ‘go ahead’ signal. The entire milieu suddenly transformed so disciplined. Hundreds of Doctors in the audience received their Realization.
The following day
Next day a special workshop was conducted jointly by Dr. Sandeep Rai and Dr Madhur Rai, Chief Medical Officer & CEO at the International Sahaja Yoga Research & Health Centre, Navi Mumbai. In the beginning of the presentation, an introduction on Sahaja Yoga and its founder Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi was briefed by Prof Dr Sandeep Rai.
The extraordinary work and achievement done by Shri Mataji over the last 40 years towards the spiritual awakening of the entire humanity across the globe was highlighted. Slides depicting the significant global work of Shri Mataji and various academic honors conferred upon her by several world organizations, dignitaries including the Presidents, Prime Ministers and Governors from all across the globe, left the audience spell-bound and speechless.
It was followed by a talk by Dr. Madhur Rai on subtle system, Kundalini energy and various chakras and their qualities. Dr. Madhur Rai later initiated the Self-realization process to an interested international audience.
After the Realization programme many Doctors wanted to experience the Realization process again but due to paucity of time it was not possible. However those who were very keen and expressed their ardent desire were escorted to another adjacent hall and the Self-realization process was again initiated by Dr Madhur Rai.
Prof. Dr. Sandeep Rai was further requested by the Head of the Chinese delegation and one of the chief organizers to kindly chair the one of the session for the Chinese delegation.
The Conference concluded with hosting of a banquet in honour of the delegates and visiting dignitaries in the conference. During the course of dinner the Secretary General and the Chairperson especially sought a meeting with Prof Dr Sandeep Rai. He was very impressed by the philosophy behind Sahaja Yoga. Subsequently, expressing his gratitude to him during the course of his discussion he offered Prof Rai a Honorary position of Professor, among other distinguished Professors at the prestigious Open International University for Complimentary Medicines, Colombo. Dr. Rai was especially invited to guide their students seeking PhD. Later he also offered research collaboration with the International Sahaja Yoga Research & Health Centre, Mumbai on Sahaja Yoga.