For the first time Ipoh became the host for the International Yoga Day 2018 & Ayush Conference. The event was held at The Lost World Hotel Ballroom in Tambun. The event was organized by Greentown Indian Cultural Society Ipoh.
The day began with a meditation session by Guru Lui from the Brahma Kumaris at 7.30am after which the Yoga Master from Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose Indian Cultural Center Kuala Lumpur, Master Shri Kempchad Gupta led all participants to a yoga session. A total of 180 participants attended the event. The session was conducted for two hours. There was a mix of participants of all races, young and old.
Another highlight of the day was the Ayush conference attended by more than 230 participants. Ayush means a mix of Ayurveda, Varma, Homeopathy and Yoga.
According to the President of GICS Subain Singam the 230 participants had an opportunity to listen to the insight on edifying topics and wonderful presenters.
Master Kempchad Gupta spoke on “Diabetes Management Prevention Through Yoga”; Dr Vijay Kumar Srivastava spoke on “Ayurveda Dietetics and its role for Good Health”. Dr G. Senthilvel spoke on “Effective Pain Management through Varmam”; and Professor Dr Ibrahum Usman Mhaisker spoke on the “Roadmap to Education for Homeopathy in Malaysia”.
The event was graced by Dr Varun Jeph – First Secretary (Commercial and Info) High Commission of India to Malaysia and Mr Ayyanar, the Director of NSCBICC.
The event was jointly organised by Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose Indian Cultural Centre and the High Commission of India to Kuala Lumpur in collaboration with Lost World Hotel Tambun, Quest International University Ipoh, Brahma Kumaris Ipoh and Hatha Yoga Ipoh.