Kerala Ayurveda Centre at IAC Kerala 2019

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Ms. Bindu Ancy Joshi spoke in the Ayurveda portion of IAC Kerala 2019.

The conclave, held during 15-18 February, was the first ever event which is specifically organised by the Government of Kerala for the ultimate showcase of the growth and scientific development of systems of medicines in Kerala.

More than 2000 delegates participated from different parts of the word, and Kerala Ayurveda Centre is honoured to be one of them.

Pongal Event 2019

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Kerala Ayurveda Centre joined Anchorvale Community Club in celebrating the Pongal festival together with the residents there on 3-Feb-2019.

Mr. E J Joshi and Ms. Bindu Ancy Joshi had a chat with the Guest of Honour Dr. Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State for Health & Transport.

It was a delight to spread awareness of Ayurveda to the residents.

Health Talk at Community Club

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Ms. Bindu Ancy Joshi shared insights on Ayurveda during the Health Talk held at Yio Chu Kang CC on 20th May 2017.

She would like to thank the YCK Indian Activity Executive Committee for the kind invitation.

1st International Conference On Ayurveda

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(From left) Our consultant Mr. E J Joshi receiving a token from the Government of India, in Singapore on 29-Jun-2016,

during their involvement in the 1st International Conference On Ayurveda held here at Shangri-La Hotel.

This was two years ago, and the Ayurveda field in Singapore has come a long way since then,

and hopefully will continue to do so hereafter.

Ayurvedic View on Pre & Post Natal care

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Ms. Bindu Ancy Joshi was one of the speakers for the Annual General Meeting 2016 of The Obstetric & Gynaecology Nurses Chapter in Singapore Nurses Association.

Her presentation was on how Ayurveda fits in the domain of Pre & Post Natal care, which is the specialisation of this chapter.

She had a great time during the interactive session at KK Hospital Auditorium on 12-Mar-2016.

Ayurveda for young students: Ms. Bindu Ancy Joshi conducts lessons

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Our consultant Ms. Bindu Ancy Joshi was invited to conduct regular lessons on Ayurveda for students in Outram Secondary School on a weekly basis, a few years back.

Ms. Bindu enjoyed the opportunity to help out.

Here are photos of her lessons and the appreciation token gifted to her during the school’s 109th Speech Day on 10-Jul-2015.

Non-vegetarianism in Ayurvedic Texts?

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One would wonder if Ayurveda can ever be tolerant of Non-vegetarian food. The humble answer is YES!

Irregular consumption of meat has been propounded in the vedic texts and Charaka speaks at length the nourishment that meat gives the human body. He recommends meat for the alleviation of certain diseases and when the body is dehydrated, emaciated, weak or convalescing. But it is to be remembered by the reader that these suggestions were under seriously different conditions. The animals were not factory-reared like how they are now! They lived in their natural habitats and they were hunted for consumption. That makes a lot of difference, indeed. Consider what follows, for instance.

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Charaka Samhita mentions that meat is unwholesome when it comes from an animal that has been raised in a habitat that is not its natural environment or in an area that it is not native to. Animal meat is toxic if the animal has eaten food that does not form part of its natural diet or does not come from its normal environment. Given that the word is out on the consumption of meat, how does the modern meat consumption rate in Ayurvedic circles? Await the next post!