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India: Alliance of Women Scientists and Scholars holds annual conference in Rishikesh
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10 December 2016
The Alliance of Women Scientists and Scholars for a Better World is holding its annual conference this year in India. The conference began yesterday and continues through 12 December at Mahila Dhyan Vidya Peeth,* Tapovan, Rishikesh.
The theme of the conference is Meeting Point of all Religions: Atma, the Self, the Source, Course, and Goal of Life.
Speakers include experts representing the fields of physics, medicine, physiology and health, including the perspective of Ayurveda, the traditional Vedic science of health care; education; and music. The conference programme also features senior educators and administrators of institutions offering Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Vedic Science and Technology of Consciousness.
Click here to view the full conference programme.
Click here to view the conference announcement and programme in Hindi.
The Alliance of Women Scientists and Scholars for a Better World was founded in 2011 'to unite the women scientists and scholars of the world in an alliance that will be a powerful collective voice and an instrument for implementating all that is good and beneficial'.
Since its founding the Alliance has held a series of international conferences in Holland, Switzerland, the USA, and India, drawing together eminent women leaders in many fields to share their knowledge and expertise in order 'to create a better world — a world where everyone cares for each member of our world family as she would care for her immediate family.'
Learn more about the purpose and activities of the Alliance of Women Scientists and Scholars for a Better World.
* Mahila Dhyan Vidya Peeth, established in India in 1976, is the ladies wing of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's movement in India.
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