The Global Agnikarma Centre, in association with Global Ayurveda and Yoga Foundation, has organised an International Seminar and Workshop on “AGNIKARMA – Scientific and Evidence-based Approach” at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA), Ahmedabad on Sunday 5th January 2020.
Approximately 450 participants including Vaidyas, Ayurveda students, doctors and Ayurveda lovers from various Indian states including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, etc. were present at the event.
40 Foreign delegates including international students from UK, France, Germany, USA, Greece, Malta, Israel, Uganda, South Africa, Italy, Poland and Colombia attended this scientific event.
The Chief Guest Dr. Manoj Nesari (Advisor (Ayurveda), Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India), the Guests of Honour Dr. Anamik Shah (Vice-Chancellor, Gujarat Vidyapith, Gujarat) and Dr. A. P. Singh (Former Director, ISM&H, Gujarat) appreciated the scientific application of the Agnikarma treatment by Global Agnikarma Centre and encouraged young Vaidyas to pursue an interest in evidence-based Ayurveda.
In the morning session, Dr. Nikolaos Kostopoulos, Director of the Holistic Health Centre, Athens, Greece, explained the basic scientific principles of Agnikarma (Thermal Microcautery) and shared his clinical experiences of Agnikarma (Thermal Microcautery) treatment on some chronic pain and migraine patients. The audience was fascinated with the results of the Agnikarma treatment. He expressed his love and respect for Ayurveda.
Dr. Camillus Power, Ex. Dean of Faculty of Pain Medicine, Dublin, Ireland, shared his expertise on the clinical advances in the field of pain management and explained the possible scientific mechanism of Agnikarma (Thermal Microcautery).
Vaidya Asvin Barot, Eminent International Ayurveda Consultant and Researcher, in his unique way of teaching and explaining the fundamentals of Ayurveda, encouraged and charged young Vaidyas and students to learn and practice scientific and evidence-based Ayurveda and Agnikarma (Thermal Microcautery). The audience was charmed by his interaction with young Ayurveda students.
Dr. Eleni Papageorgiou, the Director of the Headache Clinic at General Hospital, Athens, Greece, talked about the current medical management of migraine and appreciated the role of Agnikarma (Thermal Microcautery) in migraine management.
During the patients’ experience session, patients treated by Agnikarma shared their experiences and comments on how the Agnikarma (Thermal Microcautery) treatment helped them recover from painful conditions. The participants were greatly impressed and fascinated by the effectiveness of Agnikarma treatment.
A live demonstration of Agnikarma (Thermal Microcautery) procedure was also shown.
This International Seminar and Workshop by Global Agnikarma Centre on this subject of Agnikarma (Thermal Microcautery) had a tremendous response and a great success.