Nagarathna R, MBBS, MD, FRCP
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana
# 19, Eknath Bhavan, Gavipuram Circle, KG Nagar,
Bengaluru – 560 019
Dr. R. Nagarathna is one of the pioneers in the field of Yoga therapy. She is the Dean, Division of yoga and life sciences and chief consultant at Arogyadhama, SVYASA. Dr Nagarathna did her MBBS from Bangalore medical college, MD in internal medicine from Mysore medical college, Her MRCP and FRCP from Edinburg, UK. She has over 80 publications in national and international journals and has 11 books on series of yoga for different ailments published. She been felicitated with numerous awards such as the: Patanjali Award” (2000) for contributions in the field of yoga by Indian Systems of Medicine and homoeopathy(ISM & H), Ministry of health and family welfare, Government of India, arranged through Director, ISM & H in Bangalore. “Dr P S Shankar Vaidya Shree” award (2001) by Dr P S Shankar Pratistana, Gulbarga. “Woman of Excellence” award (2003) by the Badaganadu Sangha Association, Bangalore, for service to humanity through Yoga Therapy. “Karnataka Kalpavalli” award (1995) for ‘Service to women through Yoga’ awarded by ‘Shaswathi’ a women’s organization, NMKRV College, Bangalore. “Doctor’s Day” award (July 1992) by IMA, Bangalore branch.
Apr: Dr. Nagarathna, The Director of Health Services of VYASA, spoke on ‘Integrative Yoga for Holistic Health’ at MMMCON 2014 (Mind, Medicine, Meditation Conference) on 16th April, organized by the Dept. of Physiology, AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), New Delhi. The presentation of the summary of the work done at VYASA and the new lab facility fascinated the group and the HOD Dr. Rashmi Mathur will be visiting Prashanthi in the first week of May, 2014.