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Vedic Science and Modern Science 

Knowledge and Technology for the Practical Benefit of Everyone, Everywhere 

Inauguration March 1, Nepal Pragya Bhawan • Seminar March 2-3, Rastriya Sabhagriha • Kathmandu, Nepal

Conference Theme
Vedic Science and Modern Science together can re-establish life in harmony with Natural Law thereby creating a Vedic civilization where peace, progress, and prosperity belong to all the people.
Conference Speakers

Vedic Scholars and renowned Scientists from around the world will illuminate how Vedic Technologies can be applied for the benefit of human life on the basis of scientific reality.

Conference Inauguration
Inauguration session to be held on March 1 at Nepal Pragya Bhawan. March 1 presentations are open to the public. The conference will begin promptly at 10:00am.

Conference Purpose
This international conference will examine, based on recent discoveries in Modern Science, how the Vedic principles of life can be identified and applied in every area of society for the benefit of humanity and our planet.

Chief Guest
The Right Honourable Bidhya Devi Bhandari
President of Nepal
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Tony Nader, MD, PhD, MARR
Head of the International Transcendental Meditation Organizations
Keynote Address by Videoconference
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Conference Moderator
Deepak Prakash Baskota
Chairman of Nepal Maharishi Vedic Foundation
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His Holiness Swami Govindadev Giri ji Maharaj
Founder & President Maharishi Vedvyas Pratishthan, India

Swami Nirmalanand Nath ji
Head of Adichunchanagiri Math

Swami Bramadeo
President of the Foundation for Vedic India (FFVI) in India, and Vice Chancellor of Maharishi Vedic University of Trinidad
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Shwetambari Jondhale
Director and committee member of Vaishalitai Jondhale Educational Group, Mumbai
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Prof Dr Rhishiram Pokhrel
Importance of Veda in the World Today
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Tilak Prasad Luitel
Acharya, Sanskrit Literature
Importance & Contribution of Nepal in Vedic Tradition
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Prof Dr Jagman Gurung
Importance & Contribution of Nepal in Vedic Tradition
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Prof Dr Vidyanath Koirala
Education Consultant
Importance of Gurukul Education in Modern Days
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Vidushi Kanta Bhattarai
Social Worker
Contribution of Eastern Culture for Promotion of Sanskrit Literature
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Prof Dr Krishna Chandra Sharma
Faculty Member at Tribhuvan University (TU)
Impact of Eastern Vedic Values in Western Society
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Dr Rishi Ram Koirala
M.D. Ayurveda Physician and Medical Director, Ayurveda Health Home (AHH).
The Power of Ayurveda
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Ashley Deans, PhD
Executive Director for the Global Union of Scientists for Peace
Maharishi University of Management—A Model of Modern Vedic Living in the Heart of America
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Yukio Hatoyama, PhD
Former Prime Minister of Japan
Address by Videoconference

John Hagelin, PhD
Quantum Physicist
Scientific Revival of Vedic Wisdom—A Renaissance for our Modern Age
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Dr Neil Paterson
Secretary-General, Brahmananda Saraswati Foundation
Vedic Administration to Create an Ideal Society
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Dr Jose Luis Alvarez
Latin American Director
Vedic Pandit Programme for World Coherence and Harmony
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John Fagan, PhD
Molecular Biologist
The Molecular Biology of Higher States of Consciousness—Transcendental Meditation (TM) Modulates Gene Expression to Achieve System-wide Balance and Integration
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Dr Eike Hartmann
Director, Institute of Vedic Architecture
Benefits of Vedic Architecture and Vastu City Planning in Harmony with Natural Law
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Interview on National News Channel in Kathmandu, Nepal:: Watch Interview

Dr John Konhaus
Vedic Science Scholar
Vedic Organic Nepal—Creating Sustainable Economic Development through Maharishi Vedic Organic Agriculture and Environmental Management
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Prof Subhash Ranade
Chairman, International Academy of Ayurveda, Pune
Present Status of Ayurveda in India
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Dr Girish Momaya
Director, Maharishi European Research University
Veda, Yoga, Vedanta – Human Life in Perfection and Complete Alliance with Natural Law
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Dr Christopher and Dr Ann Crowell
Directors for Religion and Culture, Global Country of World Peace
Achieving the Vedic Ideal of “Vasudhaiva kutumbakam – “The World Is My Family”
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Lothar Pirc
Owner and CEO, Maharishi Ayurveda Clinic Germany
Managing an authentic Ayurveda clinic with Panchakarma for 25,000 patients
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Drs Kingsley & Leslie Brooks
International Directors for Nepal Maharishi Foundations
Conference Hosts
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