During the six-hour seminar sponsored by the NIH, Dr. Umesh C. Rai, an
internationally renowned medical physiologist from India, gave a keynote
address and unveiled a simple but scientifically proven meditation method
known as Sahaja Yoga.Dr. Rai's presentation detailed how Sahaja Yoga meditation and the clearing
of subtle energy centers could prevent and cure High Blood Pressure and
Ischaemic Heart disease, Bronchial Asthma, Idiopathic Epilepsy, Migraine and
a host of other psychosomatic diseases. Talking about the role of Sahaja
Yoga in Cancer, Prof. Rai said that Sahaja Yoga Meditation makes our immune
system stronger and thereby could prevent the occurrence of cancer in human
beings. Many cases of cancer have been healed and the life span of cancer
patients prolonged as compared to a group where no Sahaja Yoga support was
Prof. Rai is treating cases of incurable diseases from all over the world at
the International Research and Health Center, New Bombay, India with
remarkable success. The center is unique in the world, diagnosing and
treating patients by Vibratory Awareness, a subtle understanding developed
through Sahaja Yoga meditation, of the energies which underlie the
functioning of the body's various systems. Prof. Rai also showed a video
recording of interview with patients from USA, UK, Mexico, Germany, Brazil,
Russia, India etc. who were treated at the center and were healed.
Yoga which founded in 1970 by Dr. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, awakens a
dormant primordial energy located at the base of the spine for the purpose of
healing mind, body, and spirit. The daily ten minute meditation program is
currently practiced in over 75 countries with dramatic, clinically tested
"This is a breakthrough for the cure of psychosomatic diseases and, more
importantly, it is a culminating step in our spiritual ascent to cosmic
consciousness" explained Dr. Rai who is Emeritus Professor at Mahatma Gandhi
Mission Medical College, New Bombay and
also the Director of the International Sahaja Yoga Research and Health
Center, New Bombay, India founded in 1996 by Dr. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi.
Dr. Rai also explained that Sahaja Yoga is offered without any charge. "It's
impossible to put a dollar value on an energy which already belongs to us",
said Dr. Rai. "This is an ancient knowledge and by practicing it we can
achieve physical, mental, social, and spiritual health as defined by the
World Health Organization", he concluded.
NIH host, George Patrick, Ph.D,
Chief of Recreational and Rehabilitation Therapy, thanked Dr. U.C. Rai for
his excellent presentation and explained why Sahaja Yoga, besides tackling
health problems from stress to cardiovascular disease, was important to the
work of the research giant. Calling Sahaja Yoga "complimentary medicine",
Dr. Patrick spoke of the NIH's understanding of the necessity to continue
studying the mind-body effect in healing and introducing effective new
methods. "NIH believes in energy medicine and complimentary medicines and
sees the powerful role of spirituality in the healing process. Sahaja Yoga
is fine for prevention and good health", he said. "Sometimes healing doesn't
necessarily mean a cure, but it does mean making people whole. Sahaja Yoga
helps that process along and we like what we see", he concluded.
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Medical benefits of Sahaja Yoga
the many trends in alternative medicine, groundbreaking research
brings to the forefront of the scientific community a revolutionary and
truly holistic method: Sahaja Yoga.
Its benefits have been confirmed by many
clinical case studies and experiments in Asia, Australia and Europe. This
unique approach is now available to the American medical world as a viable
and verifiable answer to some complex maladies facing modern medicine.
Sahaja Yoga is a cognitive therapy as well as curative breakthrough:
Some of the research confirmed benefits of Sahaja Yoga:
- It enables the individuals to intervene on the central nervous system and
the state of their centers and channels of energy (chakras).
- It gives access to a subtle form of energy, kundalini. This energy can be
accessed through almost effortless, natural techniques to bring balance and
health in one is mind, body, and emotions.
- It raises the human awareness to a new dimension of collective
consciousness which enables the individual to feel the energetic state of
another person and help in improving it.
- Improved physical, mental and emotional health
- Stress management
- Positive role in prevention of cardiovascular diseases
- Treatment of epilepsy, high blood pressure, and bronchial asthma
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About the Keynote Speaker
Keynote speaker: Prof. Dr. U.C. Rai, MBBS, MD, FIMSA.
Prof. Dr. U.C. Rai is an eminent medical physiologist in India who has spent
three decades in the field of medical education and has earned many
distinctions from various medical institutions of the world:
Dr. Rai has been doing research on holistic healthcare through Sahaja Yoga
for the last 12 years, and has delivered several lectures on this method all
over the world.
- Emeritus Professor at the Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College, Bombay
- Visiting Professor at Oxford University
- Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London
- Cardiovascular Department, Leeds University
- Institute of Brain Research, Zurich
- WHO Fellow
- Fellow of the International Medical Science Academy
- Vladimir Vernidzky Award from the Russian Scientific Research Center of
Traditional Natural Medicine
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Co-sponsors include NIH Recreation and Welfare Association and the
Rehabilitation Medicine Department of the Clinical Center, and Vishwa
Nirmala Dharma (a non-profit organization supporting Sahaja Yoga).
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