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“The Future of Comprehensive Patient Care”

Ljubljana, Slovenia 21-23 September 2018

Under the auspices of the President of the Republic Slovenia Borut Pahor

1st Slovenian and the 5th International Ayurveda Congress

The 5th International Ayurveda Congress will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 21 to 23 of September 2018. This congress will illuminate the time-tested knowledge of Ayurveda with up-to-date insights from modern science. Break-through research about consciousness-based approach to cardiovascular disorders and specific Ayurveda approach to autoimmune disorders will be presented — locating the inner healing intelligence of the human physiology to achieving the ultimate goal of Ayurveda – disease free Society.

World’s leading Ayurvedic practitioners and researchers are invited to come together to showcase scientifically verified solutions to today’s problems of Lifestyle disorders in the fields of individual and public health. Vaidyas and health professionals engaged in Ayurvedic research will present their findings.

All health professionals wishing to expand the scope and effectiveness of their medical practice are invited to attend. In addition, policymakers and administrators in the field of health are invited to join the conference to gain insights to improve health care and reduce costs. The 5th Ayurveda Congress will join its efforts to rise the public awareness of the need for holistic approach to Health with other sections of the 11th European Congress for Integrative Medicine (ECIM2018), which is the ”umbrella” event for all of them.



The Presidents of the 5th International Ayurveda Congress

Prof. Subhash RanadeProf. Em. Dr. Subhash Ranade

International Academy of Ayurved

Dr. Rainer PichaDr. Rainer Picha

International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation

Pictures from previous Congresses (London, Rio…)

Program outline of 5th IAVC in details is here.

Friday 21st
8:00 – 19:30 Registration
14:00 – 19:00 Open Ayurveda Day: Public presentations and Health Fair

Saturday 22nd 
9:00 – 10:00 Opening Ceremony
11:00 – 13.00 Plenary session with Keynote speakers
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 – 16:30 Parallel Sessions (7 Halls)
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 19:30 Parallel Sessions (7 Halls)
20:00 Galla Dinner

Sunday 23rd
9:00 – 10:30 Parallel Sessions (7 Halls)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 13.00 Plenary session (Congress resolutions)
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 – 15:00 Closing Ceremony

Scientific Committee of the 5th IAVC:

  • Prof. Dr. Gunvant Yeola
  • Dr. Rainer Picha
  • Dr. Walter Mölk
  • Prof. Em. Dr. Subhash Ranade
  • Martin Rickinger, M.S., MSCI

Initiative organizing Committee of the 5th IAVC:

  • Dr. Rainer Picha
  • Dr. Walter Mölk
  • Rolf Gründler
  • Andrej Majes
  • Prof. Em. Dr. Subhash Ranade
  • Martin Rickinger, M.S., MSCI
  • Prof. Dr. Gunvant Yeola
  • Dr. Wolfgang Schachinger
  • Tomaž Klojčnik M.Sc.



Main Theme of the congress – Ayurveda for prevention and cure with topics:

  • Ayurveda for creating Disease-free Society.
  • Ayurveda approach to autoimmune (diseases) disorders.
  • Consciousness based approach to cardiovascular disorders.