2013 Yuva My Passion 13Yuva

Love for Traditional Medicine

My Life My Passion: Love for Traditional Medicine by Dr P Ram Manohar
Dr P Ram Manohar spoke on June 8, 2013, during the My Life, My Passion session. He told the audience that passion for truth will lead one to success. Touching upon health and well-being he said that health is not the absence of disease but the sense of well-being at a physical, mental, psychological and spiritual level. He explained about Ayurveda and impressed upon the audience that it is not a remedial system but a way of living.


Nature always responds to our thoughts. It is we who have to listen to our heart and do the action with love and dedication.
– Aswathi TS

He made us aware about the importance of Ayurveda as a medical science.
– Pranav S

He was flowing against the stream to disprove Ayurveda, which made him know more. Thus we should find the reason behind everything to help us know more about it.
– Shruti Sreevalsan

I learnt more about Ayurveda and how our tradition has answers for everything in our life.
– Thiru Ramakrishnan T

We have forgotten what we all stood for. Forgetting our own culture and its values is like listening to the whole Ramanaya and asking whether Sita was the sister of Rama. Our own culture and its heritage are more important to us than anything else.
– Vasudevan N

How great medicines India has, we should encourage it.
– Mopuri Saitheja

Accept the twist and turns in life. Challenge and try to be efficient in what you are.
– Aiswarya PL

I got to learn more about Ayurveda.
– Neeraja Valsan

Sometimes the attitude of doubting or disproving things can lead you to a happy path because you learn something so awesome about that thing, which you never thought about. And always listen to your heart!
– Prarthana Shedge

I learnt how great Indian culture was and its importance. We have to safely give this to future generations.
– Arun Prasath B

He taught us about the importance of Ayurveda.
– Ruxana VP

I felt proud that I’m an Indian. It was an eye-opener.
– Geethanjali VS

His talk made us proud of our Indian Culture and we came to know about different healing methods and techniques.
– Akhila A

Be honest in the activities we do!
– Aarathy ER

His life was journey was quite interesting. And got to know much about Ayurveda. Yes, it was worth.
– Aswathi Krishna RL

I could get lots of information about Ayurveda and this inspired me to have Ayurvedic medicines in the future.
– Anjali Anil

Sir, you shed new light on how to view our traditional Ayurvedic treatment and the value of it. This makes me even more proud to be an Indian, where all those great men and ideas were born.
– Arjun CB

It was inspiring that still our culture is being followed and helps everyone a lot who believes it.
– Dilip Kumar B

In this session, we came over the common misconception that Ayurveda is just a treatment, that it the way of living – ‘Ayur’ = Life ‘Veda’ = Education.
– Nishanth Bhat K

I came to know about what Ayurveda is.
– Ram Prasath VR

Got to know the hidden treasures of Indian medicine.
– Prashanth S

It was a pleasure to have attended his speech. He reminded us of our tradition and how westerners are now following it.
– Divyaprasaath S

I just got to know that we Indians are better than the west even with medicines.
– Hrishikesh Sivanandan

His words inspired me a lot because we have forgotten our traditional medicines, which is a shame for us and I will try to develop this any way that I can.
– Balakrishnaveni A

Apart from the Ayurveda I was really struck by the way he made his life’s decision. I learned I should think with my heart, where God resides.
– Gayathri PS

Amazing personality! Session was very interesting too.
– Medhini Menon

I came to know about the importance of Ayurveda and it is not just a knowledge to heal but a knowledge to live healthy.
– Parvathy Venugopal

Really amazed. Awesome man who has contributed so much for the development in the field of Ayurveda. Truly an inspiration for the youth and I learnt that its not about doing what the majority of the population is doing and not giving a damn to the money but doing what you believe in and what makes you happy.
– Anjanikumar Pathak