Congress Extension for Indian Vaidyas

3 – 8 September

For Vaidyas who would like to go deeper into the knowledge, this extension is offered with seminars on the different modalities of Maharishi AyurVeda including pulse diagnosis, aroma therapy and instruction in the Transcendental Meditation technique. The extension will have an affordable stay including breakfast and meals at a wonderful MERU academy amid beautiful National Park Meinweg in the South of The Netherlands. There will be more sightseeing tours as well.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Introduction to Maharishi’s Vedic Science and Technology as the basis of Multimodality approach of Maharishi AyurVeda:

Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and Maharishi’s lectures on Vedic Science and Maharishi AyurVeda.

Transcendental meditation is a simple, natural technique. It allows the body to settle into a state of profound rest and relaxation and the mind to achieve a state of inner peace, without needing to use concentration or effort.

Puls Reading

Introduction to Maharishi AyurVeda Pulse Diagnosis (Nadi Vigyan):

Learning to detect balance and imbalance in the body by feeling the pulse, and to correct imbalances before disease arises, through adjustments in diet and daily routine.

This course will provide with a comprehensive introduction to pulse diagnosis including theoretical and practical aspects.


Introduction to Maharishi Aroma Therapy:

During this course, participants will receive detailed knowledge about essential oils, their properties, and applications. They will experience the powerful effects of the pure, certified organic and wild harvested aromatic essential oils.

These essential oils are known to be balancing and normalizing effects; they enliven body’s own self-healing mechanism and restore life, health, and wholeness in body, mind, and soul.

Light Therapy

Introduction to Maharishi Light Therapy with Gems:

Use of light and gems to increase the level of order in our physiology. It is the application of a unique technology combining knowledge about light and gems available from modern science and ancient Vedic sciences such as AyurVeda and Jyotish.

In combination with other natural and holistic approaches of Maharishi AyurVeda, the Maharishi Light Therapy with Gems can create balance in the physiology and help enliven consciousness.

Sightseeing "Tour 3": Monday,  Sept 3 – Delft, Den Haag, Amsterdam

The day after the conference, participating Vaidyas can join in a sightseeing tour of the wonderful cities of Delft, Den Haag and Amsterdam. For those participating in the Congress Extension, this tour is included in the extension fee.


Delft – Delft is a picturesque city in the western Netherlands. No visit to Delft would be complete without purchasing a piece of the iconic blue Delft pottery, hand-painted blue-and-white pottery. Delft Blue is the world-famous earthenware that has been produced in the city of Delft since the 16th century. Delft has most attractive streets with best shopping experience, all of it in a pedestrian district.


Madurodam, The Hague – Holland's highlights and heritage – What makes the small country of the Netherlands so great? Discover this and more at Madurodam, a small city full of beautiful miniatures, playful activities and the best attractions! The models are exact replicas of special buildings and objects, on a scale of 1:25. Through intensive daily care, the greenery, especially small-leaved trees and shrubs, is kept to a maximum of 60 centimeters high.


Amsterdam, De 9 Straatjes (The 9 Streets) – The quaint and quirky streets that straddle Amsterdam’s grandest canals form the city’s most photogenic micro-neighbourhood. Known to locals as ‘De Negen Straatjes’ or ‘The Nine Streets’, this special neighbourhood is full to bursting with vintage and designer shopping, specialty stores and cozy cafés. The area offers a great overview of the architectural style of Amsterdam heritage. After 400 years it is still very lively with artisanal businesses, hidden cafes, hotspot restaurants and galleries.


Amsterdam Canal Cruise – In the evening a canal cruise boat ride with a guided Amsterdam city tour will be offered, showcasing wonderful monuments of the city.

More sightseeing tours during Congress Extension

Vaidyas will also be having sightseeing tours to Germany and Belgium during the extension. These tours are also included in the extension fee.


Maastricht (Netherlands) – Tuesday,  Sept 4

The evening will be spent in Maastricht, the nearby capital of Limburg province, famous for its exceptionally rich historical, architectural, cultural and educational background.


Bad Ems

Bad Ems (Germany) – Thursday,  Sept 6

Another highlight of the sightseeing tour is the Maharishi Ayurveda Health Centre in Bad Ems, Germany. It is one of the largest and most recognized Ayurveda clinics in Europe. Over 20,000 Panchakarma patients have undergone treatments here. The ancient Romans enjoyed the magnificent area and the famous “Emser springs’” with its high content of vital minerals. In the 19th century, it was the place where Europe’s tsars, emperors, kings, scholars and artists sought improvement for their health and gained new strength and vitality.

Kölner Dom

Cologne (Germany) – Thursday,  Sept 6

Cologne is Germany’s fourth-largest city, located on both sides of the river Rhine and is a major cultural centre. It is home to more than thirty museums and hundreds of galleries. Germany’s most visited sight – the Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) – is a World Heritage Site and the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Cologne. The University of Cologne is one of Europe’s oldest and largest universities.


Brussels (Belgium) – Friday,  Sept 7

Brussels is the capital and largest city of Belgium and the capital of European Union (EU). It is also the administrative centre of many international organizations.