A Colloquium on Yoga in Life Sciences & Beyond with Sri M

The International Yoga Research Foundation, an initiative of The Satsang Foundation is delighted to invite you to a Colloquium on Yoga in Life Sciences and Beyond (YLSB 2024), jointly organized by Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB).

About The Colloquium on Yoga in Life Sciences & Beyond

YLSB offers an extraordinary opportunity for science and scientific personalities across the world to embark on a transformative yoga journey, delve into research, and expand their knowledge on this ancient discipline. The deliberations of this colloquium explore the profound connections between yoga and science, fostering a harmonious union of the two domains for the benefit of humanity.

The colloquium would bring together experts of both Yoga and Science domains to not only learn from each other, but also present their cutting-edge research results and case studies that connect them.

YLSB also presents an opportunity for the participants to interact with the best, network, exchange knowledge and wisdom, and partner with each other for further research initiatives on this rather unexplored research area, connecting Yoga and Science.

The International Yoga Research Foundation has an unwavering commitment to authentic and traditional practices, coupled with a scientific outlook. IYRF has a team of renowned yoga gurus, researchers, and experts who bridge the gap between age-old wisdom and contemporary scientific methodologies. At IYRF, we prioritize evidence based practices, ensuring that every aspect of yoga is explored through the lens of rigorous research and scrutiny.

The scientific sessions of this two-day conference will cover the following topics;

Scientific Sessions Topics

Yoga and Lifestyle Disorders

a. Diabetes
b. Hypertension
c. Cancer
d. Obesity
e. Sleep apnea
f. Cardiac issues

Specialized Tracks

a. Yoga and Cancer Management
b. Yoga and Endocrinology
c. Yoga and Neurology
d. Yoga and Child Psychiatry
e. Yoga and Gastroenterology
f. Yoga and Gynecology
g. Yoga in Geriatrics
h. Yoga and Orthopedics
i. Yoga and Neuropathy
j. Yoga and Entrepreneurship
k. Yoga and Psychiatry
l. Yoga and Stress Management

Followed by Panel discussions on various topics on Yoga; its possibilities in scientific medical care.

Embracing the Synergy of Science and Yoga

Yoga, beyond its spiritual roots, is a profound science that harmonizes the mind, body, and soul. As science continuously advances, its focus on holistic well-being aligns seamlessly with the principles of yoga. By joining us in this incredible journey, scientific personalities can unravel the myriad ways in which yoga complements and enhances scientific understanding. We firmly believe that this collaboration can lead to breakthroughs in various fields, including psychology, neuroscience, physiology, and more.

Yoga – Science Relationship

The amalgamation of yoga and science holds immense advantages for both disciplines and for society at large. By merging the ancient wisdom with science, we can discover novel techniques to improve mental, emotional, physical well-being and offer holistic solutions for modern-day health related challenges (enhance well-being).

Explore the effects of yoga on stress reduction, anxiety management, and mental health, paving the way for innovative therapeutic interventions (Stress Reduction and Mental Health). Investigate the impact of yoga on cognitive functions, memory, and creativity and opening new avenues for optimizing human potential (Cognitive Enhancement).

We welcome you to be a part of this unique experience, where ancient wisdom and scientific exploration blend harmoniously, enriching our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Let us unite in this celebration of knowledge, growth, and holistic well-being. Join us and unravel the boundless possibilities that exist when Yoga and Science meet.

Organizing Committee

Patron: Sri M, Founder, The Satsang Foundation
Chairman: Prof Chandrabhas Narayana, Director, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram
Co-chair: Dr Rekha Nair, Director, Regional Cancer Centre,Thiruvananthapuram
Dr Sanjay Behari, Director, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.

Explore the Yogic Brain and Anatomy through Cutting-Edge Research

Delve into a unique program where medical scientists and researchers share insights after conducting MRI and brain scans on the spiritual master and yogi, Sri M. Witness the intricate functioning of the yogic brain and anatomy, unveiling new dimensions of understanding. Engage in enlightening discussions with experts from diverse fields, gaining a profound perspective on the intersection of spirituality and science. Join us for an unparalleled exploration of the human mind and its connection to the ancient practice of yoga.

YLSB 2024: Join Us in Thiruvananthapuram

Explore the fusion of yoga, science, and spirituality on February 17-18, 2024, at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) in the serene landscapes of Kerala. Immerse yourself in the Colloquium on Yoga in Life Sciences & Beyond with Sri M for a transformative journey. Discover tranquility in knowledge at this unique intersection of tradition and modernity.

Who is it for?

We extend a warm invitation to researchers, scientists, doctors, yoga experts and individuals with open minds, eager to explore the profound possibilities that unfold when the realms of Yoga and Science converge seamlessly. Your participation is key to unlocking new dimensions of knowledge and well-being at YLSB 2024.

Contribution: INR 3000 per person includes Lunch, tea/ coffee and arrangements for 17th and 18th February 2024.

Registration Guidelines

  • Prior registration is required to participate.
  • Only confirmed participants can participate in the event.
  • There will be NO on-the-spot registrations.
  • Registration slots are non-transferable and non-refundable
  • Registration will close once maximum participant capacity is reached.

Registration Process

  • Members with unique TSF IDs can register by logging in to their account at TSF App
  • New members can click here to generate their unique TSF ID first and then
    register for the event.
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  • It will take a few days to process the registrations. Also, there is a limited number of seats that will be allotted based on availability and other criteria.
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  • Kindly do not contact us before five days, in connection with the acceptance of
    your participation request.

Direct Registration Link

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For any queries

Please send an email to: yogaresearchtvm@gmail.com or call,
Mr Girish Kumar +91 83339 81303 / + 91 98461 55359
Mr Vipin Karunakaran +91 94968 88946

For any queries related to TSF web app, you may call

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Kumar Gaurav ​ + 8333981301/9717925800

About The Satsang Foundation

The Satsang Foundation, founded by Sri M, is a meeting point for spiritual seekers of all persuasions. The Satsang Foundation also extends a helping hand to the less privileged of society.