Monday, December 13, 2010

Protect Ayurveda and it will protect you, says Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The Ayurveda Congress the Chief Minister of Karnataka announced the setting up of the Karnataka Ayurveda University, All India Institute of Ayush at the cost of Rs10 crore with support from the Centre.

The chief guest of the occasion, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of Art of Living Foundation, said that ayurveda which was once a part of every household had now become a dying science. A 3,000-year old science must not be brushed aside, he said. “If we protect Ayurveda, Ayurveda will protect us,” said Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.

He requested the European delegates not to pass laws which would affect the flow of Ayurveda to the continent. “Thirty percent of Europeans suffer from depression and it would rise to 50% in the coming days. They should not be deprived of Ayurveda,” he said Read More

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