Bhaktivedanta Medical Association 6th Annual Meeting & Retreat 2020

East Meets West: A Holistic Approach to Health

January 18, 2020 at ISKCON of Houston

Pre and Post Meeting Retreat: January 17-20, 2020

  • Application of meditation, yoga, spirituality in medical practice
  • Proper usage of diet and yoga in prevention and curing chronic illness
  • Vedic perspective of death and dying
  • Ayurveda – what An Eastern medicine practice teaches us?
  • Application of Chinese medicine and acupuncture in western medicine

Presentations and workshops on yoga, meditation and healthy cooking

Jan 17-20, 2020 at ISKCON of Houston – see SCHEDULE INFORMATION BELOW.

1320 West 34th Street, Houston, TX 77018

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Hotel Details:

Sheraton Houston Brookhollow

3000 N Loop W, Houston TX (2 miles from the temple, Shuttle service once a day) – Special meeting rate of $79/night. Please book at the following link:

https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1571083403498&key=GRP&app=resvlink or call 1-713-688-0100 and mention ISKCON of Houston to get the rate. Must book by January 4, 2020

Any questions, please call Chaitanya Chandra das at (713)-FiveEightFive-6905

FRIDAY | Jan 17

6 – 9 pm: Registration

7:30 to 9 pm: Meet and Greet/Dinner

SATURDAY | Jan 18

9:25 am: Welcome from ISKCON of Houston Temple President:: Shyamsundara Dasa

9:30 am: Introduction to the Bhaktivedanta Medical Association:: Piyush Gupta, MD

9:50 am: Keynote address: Science, Psyche, and Spirituality

(Encounters of Carl Jung with the Philosophy of the Bhagavat):: Hanumat Presaka Swami (Prof. Huber Robinson)

10:30 am: Bridging Eastern & Western Medicine Approaches for Help Cancers:: Bhaisong Zhong, MD, PhD. 

11:10 am: Break

11:20 am: Treating Grief, Anxiety, and Depression with Yoga and Ayurveda:: Padma Shakti

12 noon: Effects of Audible Mahamantra Repetition on Human Heart Rate Variability and Well Being:: Venugopal Damerla, MD

12:40 pm: Break

12:50 pm: Acupuncture: Drug Free Treatment Alternative:: Sucheta Shah, MD

1:30 pm: Lunch

2 pm: Temple tours

3 pm to 6 pm: 3 Group sessions

(Sessions will be from 3-345 pm, 4-445 pm, and 5-545 pm. All sessions will repeat in each block allowing you to attend all 3 sessions)

Session 1: Ayurvedic Cooking Demonstration:: Karuna Diedericks

Session 2: Yoga and Meditation Demonstration:: Yamini Bhatt

Session 3: Physician Burnout:: Prasanna Tadi, MD

SUNDAY | Jan 19

10 am: Bhakti in Medicine – How to use Krishna Conscious Principles in the Daily Practice of Medicine? 

              Panel:: Nitai GauraSundar Dasa, Guru Bhakti Devi Dasi,  Prem Vilas Dasa, Achyuta Gauranga Dasa.

10:40 am: Presentation on the Bhaktivedanta Hospice, Vrindavan, India:: HH Giriraj Swami

11:20 am: Break

11:30 am: Daisies and Bruises: Managing Mental illness in Spiritual Life.

            Panel:: Ravi Singh, MD, Shitij Kapoor, MD, Caesa Nagpal, MD

12:10 pm: Ayurveda Presentation on Self-care for Busy Professionals:: Anand Yadav

12:50 pm: Panel discussion by the Future Generation of the BMA on Growing up Krishna Conscious:: led by Damodara Sharana Dasa

1:20 pm: Lunch

2:40 pm:  Japa Workshop:: HH Romapada Swami and Guru Bhakti Devi Dasi.  

5 pm: Youth orchestra

6 pm: Sunday Feast:: HH Giriraj Swami

7 pm: Dinner (Sunday Feast)

MONDAY | Jan 20

4:30 to 8:30 am: Temple programs

8:30 am: Breakfast

10 am: To-go lunch available

 

 

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

7:00-7:30 PM Gaura Aarti, Nrsimha prayers

7:30-9:00 PM Dinner

9:00-9:15 PM Shayana Aarti

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18

4:30-5:15 AM Morning program

5:15-7:00 AM Japa

7:00-7:30 AM Shringara-darshan and Guru Puja

7:30-8:30 AM Srimad Bhagavatam class – HH Romapada Swami

8:30-9:20 AM Breakfast

12:00-12:30 PM Raj-Bhoja Aarti

4:30-4:45 PM Aarti

6:00-7:00 PM Dinner

7:00-7:30 PM Gaura Aarti, Nrsimha prayers

7:30-9:00 PM Kirtan program, Nila Madhava Dasa

9:00-9:15 PM Shayana Aarti

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19

4:30-5:15 AM Morning program

5:15-7:00 AM Japa

7:00-7:30 AM Shringara-darshan and Guru Puja

7:30-8:30 AM Srimad Bhagavatam class: HH Hanumat Presaka Swami

8:30-9:20 AM Breakfast

12:00-12:30 PM Raj-Bhoja Aarti

5:00-5:30 PM Kirtan

5:30-6:00 PM Aarti

6:00-7:00 PM Lecture by HH Giriraj Swami

7:00-7:30 PM Aarti

7:00-8:00 PM Vegetarian Feast (Gauranga Hall)

9:00-9:15 PM Shayana Aarti

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 20

4:30-5:15 AM Morning program

5:15-7:00 AM Japa

7:00-7:30 AM Shringara-darshan and Guru Puja

7:30-8:30 am Srimad Bhagavatam class: HH Giriraj Swami