Gandhi Tidal, Beach Road, Pondicherry
January 4th to 7th, 2017
The 23rd International Yoga Festival will be held from January 4th to 7th, 2017. Puducherry- the spiritual land where many Siddhas and Saints attained salvation. In this beautiful and peaceful spiritual land, many research works were done on yoga and two Yoga Institutions of world fame are functioning. The Government of Puducherry has been conducting the International Yoga Festival since 1993. After seeing the response and enthusiasm shown by the participants from all over the world and from India, the Government of Puducherry has been conducting the festival regularly every year from 4th to 7th January.
Sri Kambaliswamy Madam (Samadhi Site), Thattanchavady, Pondicherry-9
6am to 12 noon- 29 December 2016
143rd Guru Puja for Srila Sri Kambaliswamigal Swamigal and 23rd Guru Puja for Srila Sri Gitananda Swamigal wil be celebrated on 29 December 2016 from 6am to 12 noon at Sri Kambaliswamy Madam. All devotees of the Parampara are welcome to attend and receive the blessings of our illustrious Gurus.
Kamban Kalai Arangam Auditorium, Pondicherry-6
6.05pm, Sunday, December 25, 2016
Pancha Maha Devi (Five Great Women)- A spectacular full length dance drama paying homage to Pancha Maha Devi (Five Great Women) of Indian culutre: Sita, Kannagi, Draupadi, Valli and Shakunthala. Celebrating the 23rd Anniversary of the Maha Samadhi and 109th Jayanthi of Yogamaharishi Dr. SWAMI GITANANDA GIRI Gurumaharaj
Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Pondicherry
2-3pm on 16 December 2016
Dr Ananda will be presenting an invited talk on "Yoga for health professionals" from 2-3pm on 16 December 2016 during the Annual Scientific Society Meet of Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital Kalitheerthalkuppam, Madagadipet, Puducherry - 605 107
MDNIY, New Delhi
28-30 November 2016
Dr Ananda is Invited Resource Person for Capacity Building Workshop at WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine (Yoga), MDNIY, Delhi from 28th - 30th November, 2016.
9am-5pm on 10 Nov 2016
Dr Ananda will be presenting a perspective on Yoga therapy and diabetes on 10 November during the CME on Translational medicine in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus oragnised by Dept of Biochemistry at MGMCRI, Pondicherry.