Introduction: Health and Healing camps help in raising the awareness of people in self-care in health, and treatment of common ailments at affordable cost. This paper presents the outcomes of a Yoga Prana Vidya (YPV) healing camp conducted in Sirsi city of Karnataka by a team of YPV healers and trainers during the year 2022.
Method: This is an outcome study of a 3-day YPV healing camp conducted by a team of 9 qualified and experienced YPV healers who applied appropriate interventional protocols for 3 days, and documented the improvements in the health condition of the 38 participants. Data analysis is done by analyzing and comparing the individuals’ conditions before, during, and after the camp ended.
Results: Ten categories of health issues were identified, viz., gastrointestinal, pain of various kinds; problems of skin, eye/vision, respiratory system, psychophysiological, overweight/obesity, hypothyroidism, swelling of legs, and diabetes. Noteworthy improvements in the health conditions of all participants are observed. Based on this it can be concluded that YPV is an integrated and holistic system which is a simple system, easy to follow at an affordable cost. It is found effective for patients’ self-care raising their awareness in multiple domains of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual, very useful in disease control and prevention. Further research is recommended.
Shantala Hegde, Seeta Koorse, Kanchan Bhat, Chandrakala Shirali, Ramya Ashwin, Venkata Satyanarayana Nanduri. An outcomes study of a 3-day Yoga Prana Vidya (YPV) healing camp conducted in Sirsi, Karnataka in 2022. Int J Adv Res Community Health Nurs 2023;5(2):82-86. DOI: 10.33545/26641658.2023.v5.i2b.153