“ANALA-2021” – The JSS Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru, had organized a two-day conference under the title ‘ANALA-2021’ on GAstrointestinal Disroders, on February 19 and 20, 2021, in association with the SDM Institute of Ayurveda College and Hospital, Bengaluru as the co-host.
The program on the first day of the conference commenced with an inaugural function at 10.00 am, with an invocation by Dr. Chaitra S. and Dr. Tejaswini K.R. Dr. Sarbeswar Kar, Principal, JSS AMC, who was also the convener of ANALA-2021 welcomed the dignitaries, followed by lighting the lamp by the dignitaries.
Dr. Rajesh A. Udapudi, Dean and Organising Secretary, briefed the events of the two-day program, which covered eight scholarly scientific sessions from National and International famed resource persons.
The chief guest of the inaugural ceremony of ANALA– 021 was Dr. B.S. Seethalakshmi, District AYUSH Officer, Mysuru. She was introduced by Dr. Deepa C. Patil, Event Organizer. In her inaugural speech Dr. B.S. Seethalakshmi conveyed the importance of the conference, in specific about the topic ‘GIT Disorders,’ which is the need of the hour, and wished the conference a grand success.
Dr. Ganesh Puttur, Principal, Sri Sri Ayurveda Medical, College, Bengaluru was the other guest.
Dr. Santosh Arjunagi, HOD, Department of Shalyatantra, SDMIAH, Bengaluru, and Oraganising Secretary of ANALA-2021 conveyed his greetings on the occasion.
Sri R. Mahesh, Director, Medical Education, JSSMVP, presided over the function. He explained the importance of Ayurveda in prevention of diseases, especially Covid–19 Pandemic.
Dr. Beena M.D., HOD, Kayachikitsa and Event Organizer, ANALA-2021, gave a vote of thanks.
After the inauguration, the Keynote address was delivered by Dr. Vanitha Murali Kumar, former President, CCIM and Director, Sri Sairam Ayurveda College, Chennai, Tamilnadu and Chairman, Dhanwantralaya Ayurveda Hospital, Chennai. She encouraged the students to undertake evidence-based practice and research in Ayurveda.
The Inaugural ceremony was anchored by Dr. Krishna Prasad, Dr. Pooja, and Dr. Aiyanna.
The second scientific session commenced at 12:00 pm by Dr. Sameer Naik, Professor and HOD, Krishna Ayurveda Medical College, Sankeshwar, Karnataka. He spoke on the topic, ‘Diagnosis and Management of Kamala’. He highlighted many simple and effective treatment techniques in Kamala, like the combination of Trikatu Churna, Madhu, and lemon juice, which is helpful specifically in obstructive jaundice.
The third scientific session started at 2:00 pm. Dr. Ravishankar Parvaje, Consultant Surgeon, Sushrutha Ayurveda Hospital, Puttur, Karnataka, spoke on the topic, ‘Diagnosis and Management of Shoola and Gulma in GIT Disorders,’ along with the clinical case specified regarding different clinical conditions wherein shoola can be managed.
The 4th scientific session started at 3:00 pm by Dr. Madhav Diggavi, Professor and HOD Department of Panchakarma, Government Taranath Ayurveda Medical College, Ballri, Karnataka. He spoke on the topic, ‘Diagnosis and Management of Amlapitta’ and explained the clinical condition with modern correlation and evidence-based practice.
The 5th scientific session commenced at 4:00 pm by Dr. Gurubasavaraj, Senior Physician and Professor, JSSAMC, Mysuru. He spoke on the topic, ‘Shamanaoushadees in Annavaha Srotas,” wherein the different clinical conditions of GIT was discussed with examples of specific drugs and how these conditions can be managed at the OPD level.
A panel discussion was held at 5:00 pm. The panelists included Dr. B. Gurubasavaraj, Dr. Lakshmi Narayan Shenoy, Dr. Rajesh A. Udapudi, Dr. Siddesh Aradhyamath, Dr. Shivaprasad Huded. The session was moderated by Dr. Beena M.D., Event Organizer, ANALA – 2021.
The session was followed by cultural events in the evening.

DAY-2 : 20th February 2021

The 6th scientific session started at 10:00 am by Dr. Nikhila B. Hiremath, Teacher of Indian Culture High Commission of India Windhoek, Namibia. He spoke on the topic, ‘Pathyapathya and Anupana in GIT disorders’ with day-to-day examples with special diets.
The 7th scientific session commenced at 10:00 am by Dr. Sanjay M. Kadlimatti, Principal, BLDEA’S AVS Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya Vijaypura, Karnataka. He spoke on the topic, “Diagnosis and Management of Grahani,” a specific practice of Takra Basti.
The 8th scientific session started at 11:00 am by Dr. Chandramouleshwaran P., Professor and HOD, Coimbatore Ayurveda College, Sulur, Tamil Nadu, who spoke on the topic, ‘Significance of Shodhana in GIT disorders.’ He explained the case studies.
A panel discussion was held at 2:00 pm, including Dr. Nikhila B. Hiremath, Dr. Chandramouleswaran, Dr. Santosh Arjunagi, Dr. Sanjay Kadlimatti, Dr. Shivaprasad Huded, Dr. Siddesh Aradhyamath. The session was moderated by Dr. Veena G. Rao, Professor and Head, Dept of Panchakarma JSSAMC, Mysuru.
All the sessions were interactive with active participation of the delegates. All the comprehensive aspects of GIT disorders were putforth during the session to make the Conference more significant.
The second-day scientific session was mastered by Dr. Sandhya Rani and Dr. Visal Kumar.
The valedictory of the conference was conducted on February 20, 2021 from 3:00 pm. The program started with an invocation by Dr. Tejaswini K.R. and Dr. Chaitra S.
The dignitaries and delegates were welcomed by Dr. Rajesh A. Udapudi, Dean, JSS AMC.
Dr. Suma, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Panchakarma, presented the report of ANALA – 2021.
Delegates of different colleges rendered their views and expressed their gratitude and satisfaction about the organizing of the conference including stay, food, hospitality and knowledge shared by the eminent resource persons.
The chief guest of the valedictory ceremony of ANALA – 2021 was Dr. Gajanana Hegde, Principal, Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Mysuru. He appreciated the enthusiasm of the delegates to stay back till the valedictory, which shows the success of the conference. He congratulated the Institution for organizing the conference successfully.
Dr. Sabeswar Kar, Principal, JSSAMC delivered the presidential address. He thanked RGUHS for giving the opportunity to host the conference on GIT Disordes.
Dr. Komala A, Assistant Professor, Dept of Kayachikitsa rendered a vote of thanks.
Overall, ANALA-2021 was a grand success with the sincere effort of the organizing team and support of the Management, Principal, Staff, and Students.