Pune: Continued Medico-Spiritual Education 2017, a festival of wellness in mind, body and spirit was organised by The World United - Doctors and Healers Association to give an insight of leading a medicine-free life and opting for healthy habits.
The event was held at The O Hotel in Koregaon Park on Saturday. Rohini Lawande from Ahmednagar was felicitated for her work in the field of water conservation and welfare activities in her village Parewadi. She is a member of the Tanishka Women’s Dignity Foundation, an NGO for women’s empowerment.
Experts from the medical and spiritual fraternity attended the interactive session along with motivational speakers.
“We are a spiritual being. After a long time, we have started to look at our ancient science like Ayurveda. So here, new and ancient sciences have come together to help us lead a spiritual life,” said Rani Wilfred, a motivational speaker from Pune.
Among the speakers, Dr Girija Wagh, a Pune-based gynaecologist, shared her experience and explained the negative effects of obesity, risk of cancer and early age pregnancy among young girls. She also spoke about the precautions and solutions of such problems.
Nupur Pittie, who runs a programme, ‘Freedom from Medicine’ interacted with the audience and told the people to benefit by choosing a life without medicines.
Darryl D’souza, writer of the Book ‘Become Healthy or Extinct’ was also present. Speaking to Sakal Times, D’souza explained that the book is about a raising alarm about the fact that all lifestyle illness like cholesterol, high BP and obesity are occurring at a younger age.
A web portal www.womenwonderful.com was also launched, which is a platform for inspiring exchanges for women. Dr Rajan Sancheti, Arti Sinha, Dr Girija Wagh, Nupur Pittie, Dr Marathe and Rani Wilfred were felicitated.