CYTER, SBV

Centre for Yoga Therapy, Education and Research

A Center of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth , puducherry

PUBLICATIONS

CYTER has published 126 papers and 48 abstracts in national and international journals as well as conference proceedings highlighting the immediate, short term as well as long term, health enhancing benefits of Yoga training as well as Yoga Therapy programs.  

Compilations & Books (15) :

  1. Souvenir of the CME-cum-Workshop on “Yoga and lifestyle disorders”. Department of Physiology and CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 22.11.2013.
  2. Souvenir of the CME on “Sleep, consciousness and meditation: neurological correlates.” Department of Physiology & CYTER, MGMCRI. 27.11.2014.
  3. Souvenir of the International Day of Yoga celebrations. CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 21-26, June 2015.
  4. Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on “Introducing Yoga in Health Professions Education”. International Day of Yoga celebrations. CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 19-21, June 2016. Compiled and edited by Bhavanani AB and Dayanidy G.
  5. “Yoga Practical Notes”- compiled and edited by Dayanidy G and Bhavanani AB. CYTER, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth. 2 November 2016.
  6. Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on “Role of Yoga in Prevention, Management and Rehabilitation of Chronic Diseases”. International Day of Yoga celebrations. CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 19-23, June 2017. Compiled and edited by Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M and Dayanidy G.
  7. Primer of Yoga theory. AB Bhavanani. 5th ed. Dhivyananda Creations, 2017.
  8. Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on “Swastha Manas: Mental Health and Well-being through Yoga”. International Day of Yoga celebrations. CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 11-28, June 2018. Compiled and edited by Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M and Dayanidy G.
  9. “Applied Yoga”- compiled and edited by Meena Ramanathan. CYTER, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth. 26 June 2018.
  10. “Compilation of Best Practices of CYTER” – compiled and edited by Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M and Dayanidy G. 3.11.2018.
  11. “Notes on Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga Therapy” – compiled and edited by Bhavanani AB, CYTER, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth. 11.12.2018
  12. Souvenir of the National Seminar cum Workshop on “Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to Special Children”. International Day of Yoga celebrations. CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 13-21, June 2019. Compiled and edited by Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Dayanidy G and Balasundari I.
  13. “Compilation of Abstracts” for International Workshop on Holistic Approach of Yoga Therapy in Health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention of SBV. Compiled & designed by Dayanidy G, Ramanathan M & Bhavanani AB, CYTER, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth. 20 July 2019.
  14. Lee Majewski and Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani. Yoga Therapy as a Whole-Person Approach to Health. 2020. Singing Dragon, UK.
  15. Jnandev Giri & Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani. Swara Yoga. 2020. Yoga Satsanga Ashram, UK.

Chapters in books (7) :

  1. Sovik R, Bhavanani AB. History, Philosophy, and Practice of Yoga. In: Sat Bir Khalsa, Lorenzo Cohen, Timothy McCall, and Shirley Telles editors. The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care. East Lothian, UK: Handspring Pub Ltd ; 2016. pp 17-29.
  2. Bhavanani AB and Ramanathan M. Psychophysiology of Yoga Postures: Ancient and Modern Perspectives of Asanas. In: Shirley Telles and Nilkamal Singh editors.  Research-Based Perspectives on the Psychophysiology of Yoga. IGI Global, Editors:,2017. pp.1-16
  3. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Yoga for children with special needs and yoga for the silver citizens (Module I: Preparing for the practice). In: Samson AM, ed. The Holistic Healing Power of Yoga. USA: TheYogaDarshan; 2017.pp 28-31.
  4. Bhavanani AB Chronic Respiratory Disorders and Yoga. In: Sarah Nuttridge, ed.  The Global Yoga Therapy Day eBook. Australia: Yoga Mate,2019. pp.20-26.
  5. Bhavanani AB. Examination of cardiovascular system. In: Madanmohan Trakroo and Lakshmi Jatiya, editors.  Handbook of Practical Physiology. Hyderabad, India; Paras Medical Books Global. 2019. pp.49-51.
  6. Meena Ramanathan. Staying Fit and Alert-Yoga for Elders. “Life After 60 years”: The Vision and Commitment of SV Iyer. 2020. pp 79-83
  7. Soccalingam A, Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Yoga Therapy on Cognitive Function in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. In: Tanu Wadhera & Deepti Kakkar (eds). Interdisciplinary Approaches to Altering Neurodevelopmental Disorders. IGI Global.2020. pp.143-160.

Published papers (126) :

  1. Bhavanani AB. Yoga in health care. Annals of SBV 2012; 1 (2): 15-24.
  2. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Balaji R and Pushpa D. Immediate effect of suryanamaskar on reaction time and heart rate in female volunteers. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 2013; 57 (2): 199–204.
  3. Bhavanani AB. Modern Medicine, Meet Yoga. Integral Yoga Magazine USA. Fall 2013. pg 21-23.
  4. Dinesh T, Sharma V K, Raja Jeyakumar M, Syam Sunder A, Gopinath M, Bhavanani AB. Effect of 8 weeks of pranav pranayama training on pulmonary function test parameters in young healthy, volunteers of JIPMER population. Int Res J Pharm App Sci 2013; 3 (4):116-18.
  5. Dinesh T, Gaur G S, Sharma V K, Velkumary S, Bhavanani AB. Effect of 12 weeks of kapalabhati pranayama training on cardio-respiratory parameters in young, healthy volunteers of JIPMER population. International Journal of Medical & Pharmaceutical Sciences Research and Review 2013; 1 (4): 53-61.
  6. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Madanmohan. Immediate cardiovascular effects of a single yoga session in different conditions. Altern Integ Med 2013; 2: 144.
  7. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Madanmohan, Srinivasan AR. Hematological, biochemical and psychological effects of a yoga training programme in nursing students. Int Res J Pharm App Sci 2013; 3(6):17-23
  8. Integrating yoga and modern medicine. Annals of SBV 2013; 2 (2): 7.
  9. Yog for healthy lifestyle. Annals of SBV 2013; 2 (2): 20-23.
  10. Bhavanani AB. Psychosomatic mechanisms of yoga. Annals of SBV 2013; 2 (2): 27-31.
  11. Bhavanani AB. Yoga practices for prevention and management of lifestyle disorders. Annals of SBV 2013; 2 (2): 32-40.
  12. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Balaji R, Pushpa D. Differential effects of uninostril and alternate nostril pranayamas on cardiovascular parameters and reaction time. Int J Yoga 2014; 7: 60-65.
  13. Sharma VK, Raja Jeyakumar M, Velkumary S, Subramanian SK, Bhavanani AB, Madanmohan, Sahai A, Dinesh T. Effect of Fast and Slow Pranayama Practice on Cognitive Functions in Healthy Volunteers. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2014; 8 (1) : 10-13.
  14. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Madanmohan. Immediate effect of alternate nostril breathing on cardiovascular parameters and reaction time. Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal 2014; 4; (Special Issue): 297-302.
  15. Bhavanani AB. Yogic perspectives on mental health. International Light 2014. Jan-March: 14-17.
  16. Bhavanani AB. Yoga. Clinical Roundup: Selected Treatment Options for Depression. Alternative and Complementary Therapies 2014; 20: 54-55.
  17. Yoga for youth. Souvenir of the National Yoga Week 2014. MDNIY, New Delhi, Feb 2014. Pg 52.
  18. Bhavanani AB, Madanmohan, Meena Ramanathan, Srinivasan AR. Yoga improves psychophysical health of nursing students. Souvenir of the National Yoga Week 2014. MDNIY, New Delhi, Feb 2014. Pg 65-70.
  19. Bhavanani AB. Introducing integral yoga education for the youth. Souvenir of the National Yoga Week 2014. MDNIY, New Delhi, Feb 2014. Pg 84.
  20. Meena Ramanathan, Bhavanani AB. Immediate effect of chandra and suryanadi pranayamas on cardiovascular parameters and reaction time in a geriatric population. International Journal of Physiology 2014; 2 (1): 59-63.
  21. Rajajeyakumar M, Amudharaj D, Bandi harikrishna, Madanmohan T, Jeyasettiseloune, Bhavanani AB. Immediate effect of different pranayam on short term heart rate variability in health care students. A preliminary study. International Journal of Physiology 2014; 2 (1): 39-43.
  22. Bhavanani AB. Yoga: A novel integrative therapy. Nisargopachar Varta 2014; 6 (5): 13-15.
  23. Bhavanani AB, Jayasettiaseelon E, Sanjay Z, Madanmohan. Immediate effect of chandranadi pranayam on heart rate variability and cardiovascular parameters in patients of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Yoga Mimamsa 2013; 45 (1&2): 1-13.
  24. Dinesh T, Gaur GS, Sharma VK, Bhavanani AB, Rajajeyakumar M, Sunder AS. Effect of slow and fast pranayama training on handgrip strength and endurance in healthy volunteers. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2014; 8 (5): BC01-03.
  25. Bhavanani AB, Meena Ramanathan, Madanmohan. Yoga and mind body therapies in health and disease: a brief review.  Annals of SBV 2014; 3 (1): 29-41.
  26. Bhavanani AB. Yogic perspectives on mental health. Annals of SBV 2014; 3 (1): 47-52.
  27. Bhavanani AB. The yoga of interpersonal relationships. Annals of SBV 2014; 3 (1): 53-60.
  28. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Balaji R, Pushpa D. Comparative immediate effect of different yoga asanas on heart rate and blood pressure in healthy young volunteers. International Journal of Yoga 2014; 7: 89-95.
  29. Bhavanani AB. Diverse dimensions of Yoga. Yoga Mimamsa. 2014; 46:3-8.
  30. Lee Majewski, Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani. A novel rejuvenation program for cancer patients at Kaivalyadhama, India. Yoga Mimamsa 2014; 46:20-24.
  31. Bhavanani AB and Meena Ramanathan. Meditation the Inner Yoga. Souvenir of the CME on “Sleep, consciousness and meditation: neurological correlates.” Department of Physiology & CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 27.11.2014. pg 30-35
  32. Dinesh T, Gaur G S, Sharma V K, Madanmohan T, Harichandra Kumar K T, Bhavanani A B. Comparative effect of 12 weeks of slow and fast pranayama training on pulmonary function in young, healthy volunteers: A randomized controlled trial. Int J Yoga 2015; 8: 22-26.
  33. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani. Role of yoga in health and disease. Journal of Symptoms and Signs 2014; 3(5): 399-406.
  34. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani. Role of yoga in non-communicable diseases: A brief review. Souvenir of the National Yoga Week 2015. MDNIY, New Delhi, Feb 2015. Pg 53-60.
  35. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Trakroo M. Single session of integrated ‘silver yoga’ program improves cardiovascular parameters in senior citizens.. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol 2015; 4(2): 134-37.
  36. Bhavanani AB. Potential of yoga as a therapy. Souvenir of the International Day of Yoga celebrations. CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 21-26, June 2015. pg 80-83.
  37. Madanmohan. Yoga the best lifestyle for health. Souvenir of the International Day of Yoga celebrations. CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 21-26, June 2015. pg 84-89.
  38. Bhavanani AB and Meena Ramanathan. Yoga practices for prevention and management of psychosomatic stress disorders. Souvenir of the International Day of Yoga celebrations. CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 21-26, June 2015. pg 92-106.
  39. Punita P, Trakroo M, Palamalai SR, Subramanian S, Bhavanani AB, Madhavan C. Randomized controlled trial of 12-week yoga therapy as lifestyle intervention in patients of essential hypertension and cardiac autonomic function tests. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol 2016; 6: 19-26.
  40. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Trakroo M, Thirusangu S. Effects of a single session of yogic relaxation on cardiovascular parameters in a transgender population. International Journal of Physiology 2016; 4 (1): 27-31.
  41. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Health status of elderly women residing in a hospice in Pondicherry. International Journal of Physiology 2016; 4 (1): 76-80.
  42. Bhavanani AB, Raj JB, Ramanathan M, Trakroo M. Effect of different pranayamas on respiratory sinus arrhythmia. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2016; 10 (3): CC04-CC06.
  43. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M. Nasal cycle and its therapeutic application: A yogic perspective. Proceedings of the National Conference on “Chronobiology and Health”. Department of Physiology, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 18-19, March 2016. pg 26-28.
  44. Bhavanani AB. A brief qualitative survey on the utilization of Yoga research resources by Yoga teachers. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol. 2016; 5(2): 168-173
  45. Bhavanani AB. Yoga and Cardiovascular Health: Exploring Possible Benefits and Postulated Mechanisms. Sm J Cardiovasc Dis. 2016; 1(1):1003.
  46. Madanmohan. Why introduce yoga in medical curriculum? Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on Introducing Yoga in Health Professions Education. SBVU, Puducherry. 19-21 June 2016. pp 46-47.
  47. Bhavanani AB. Integrating yoga and modern medical science. Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on Introducing Yoga in Health Professions Education. SBVU, Puducherry. 19-21 June 2016. pp 48-55.
  48. Bhavanani AB. Yoga as a therapy in modern medical settings. Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on Introducing Yoga in Health Professions Education. SBVU, Puducherry. 19-21 June 2016. pp 70-73.
  49. Bhavanani AB. Simple yoga practices for health professionals. Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on Introducing Yoga in Health Professions Education. SBVU, Puducherry. 19-21 June 2016. pp 74-86.
  50. Madanmohan T and Bhavanani AB. Physiological Benefits of Yogic Practices: A Brief Review. International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2016; 1(1): 0031-0043.
  51. Bhavanani AB. Understanding Yoga as a Therapy. Journal of Yoga and Physiotherapy. 2016;1 (1): 555551
  52. Bhavanani AB. Mental Health and Wellbeing through Yoga. J J Yoga Nat Med. 2016;1 (1): 004.
  53. Bhavanani AB, Majewski L, Tiwari S. Effects of an Intensive 3-Week Yoga Retreat on Sense of Well Being in Cancer Survivors. J Alt Med Res 2016; 2(2): 116.
  54. Majewski L, Bhavanani AB. Enhancing Quality of Life in Cancer Survivors through Yoga. Annals of SBV 2016; 5 (2): 7-13.
  55. Bierski K, Bhavanani AB, Eswaran S, Madanmohan. Finding Peace on a Psychiatric Ward with Yoga: Report on a Pilot Anthropological
    Study in Pondicherry, India. Annals of SBV 2016; 5 (2): 14-19.
  56. Bhavanani AB. Yoga Therapy: An Overview. Annals of SBV 2016; 5 (2): 28-30.
  57. Vasanthan S, Madanmohan, Bhavanani AB, Hanifah M, Jaiganesh K. Comparative study on the effect of yogic relaxing asanas and pranayamas on cardiovascular response in healthy young volunteers. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol 2017; 7(1): 127-130.
  58. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB, Trakroo M. Effect of a 12-week yoga therapy program on mental health status in elderly women inmates of a hospice. Int J Yoga 2017; 10: 24-28.
  59. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Understanding how yoga works: a short review of findings from CYTER, Pondicherry, India. EJPMR 2017; 4(1): 256-262.
  60. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Mental health and wellbeing in silver citizens through yoga. EJBPS 2017; 4 (3): 288-292.
  61. Vasanthan S, Madanmohan, Bhavanani AB, Hanifah M , Jaiganesh K.Effect of yogic relaxing asans and pranayams on heart Rate variability and perceived stress in healthy Young volunteers – a comparative study. Int J Pharm Bio Sci 2017; 8 (2): 71-76.
  62. Madanmohan. Role of yoga in elderly population and chronic diseases. Souvenir of International Day of Yoga celebrations 2k17 at SBVU, Puducherry. 19-23, June 2017. pp 36-37.
  63. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Research studies on the role of yoga in chronic diseases. Souvenir of International Day of Yoga celebrations 2k17 at SBVU, Puducherry. 19-23, June 2017. pp 47-51.
  64. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Resilience as an antidote to chronic diseases: Possible role of Yoga. Souvenir of International Day of Yoga celebrations 2k17 at SBVU, Puducherry. 19-23, June 2017. pp 52-56.
  65. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M. Yoga therapy for chronic diseases: psychosomatic aspects. Souvenir of International Day of Yoga celebrations 2k17 at SBVU, Puducherry. 19-23, June 2017. pp 57-63.
  66. Bhavanani AB. Integrating Yoga in Health Professional Education: The SBV Experience. Annals of SBV 2017; 6 (1): 28-32.
  67. Bhavanani AB. Efficacy of Yoga in Respiratory Disorders: Some Research Finding. Tamilnadu and Puducherry State Conference on Pulmonary Diseases TAPPCON 2017 at SBVU, Pondicherry. pp 55-57.
  68. Bhavanani AB. Integrating Yoga in Health Professional Education: The SBV Experience. Journal of Education Technology in Health Sciences 4 (2), 42-46
  69. Bhavanani AB.  Yoga for Dental Professional: Scope and Simplified Practices.  Journal of Scientific Dentistry 2017; 7(1): 1-11.
  70. Bhavanani AB. Role of yoga in prevention and management of lifestyle disorders. Yoga Mimamsa 2017;49:42-7
  71. Pal D, K, Bhalla A, Bammidi S, Telles S, Kohli A, Kumar S, Devi P, Kaur N, Sharma K, Kumar R, Malik N, Thakur V, Bhargava G, G, Goyal A, K, Devi G, Chauhan S, Singh G, Ahmad S, Joshi M, Narwal S, Sharma K, Tyagi R, Modgil S, Bali P, Bhatt V, Sharma J, Singh A, Negi J, Rajesh S, K, Sharma G, Sharma P, Vats R, Nagarathna R, Bhavanani A, B, Burugupalli K, M, Vetrivendan R, Nagendra H, R, Anand A, Can Yoga-Based Diabetes Management Studies Facilitate Integrative Medicine in India Current Status and Future Directions. Integr Med Int 2017;4:125-141
  72. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Dayanidy G, Madanmohan Trakroo and Renuka K. A Comparative Study of the Differential Effects of Short Term Asana and Pranayama Training on Reaction Time. Ann Med Health Sci Res. 2017; 7: 80-83
  73. Dutta A, Green SR, Balayogi AB, Hemachandar R, Dhivya P, Mathew KT. Effect of yoga therapy on fasting lipid profile in chronic kidney disease: a comparative study. Int J Adv Med 2018;5: 294-98.
  74. Bhavanani AB. Somato-Psychic Aspects of Asana (Yogic Postures). Ann Yoga Phys Ther. 2018; 3(1): 1038
  75. Bhavanani AB. The yoga of responsibility. International Light. 2018; 2: 15-19.
  76. Raghul S, Vasanthan S, Bhavanani AB, Jaiganesh K, Madanmohan T. Effects of overnight sleep deprivation on autonomic function and perceived stress in young health professionals and their reversal through yogic relaxation (Shavasana). Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol 2018;8 (Online First). Doi: 10.5455/njppp.2018.8.0415003052018
  77. Dayanidy G, Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Meena Ramanathan. Enhancing awareness of yoga in health professions education students through a single interactive session: A pretest-post test study. Journal of Education Technology in Health Sciences, 2018;5(1):20-24
  78. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Understanding the third gender: a yogic perspective. Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on Swastha Manas: Mental Health and Well-being through Yoga. SBVU, Puducherry. 18-26 June 2018. pp 57-62.
  79. Dayanidy G, Bhavanani AB. Mental health and personality development through yoga. Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on Swastha Manas: Mental Health and Well-being through Yoga. SBVU, Puducherry. 18-26 June 2018. Pg 67-70.
  80. Vasundhara VR. Take Control Over Your Health with Alkaline Diet. Souvenir of the National Seminar and CME on Swastha Manas: Mental Health and Well-being through Yoga. SBVU, Puducherry. 18-26 June 2018. pp 65-66.
  81. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Addressing Autism Spectrum Disorder through Yoga as a Complementary Therapy. J Basic Clin Appl Health Sci. 2018;2(2):3-7.
  82. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Silver Yoga Program Enhances Lung Function in Elderly Women. J Clin Diagn Res.2018; 12(8): KC01-KC04
  83. Bhavanani AB. Model, methods, and perspectives in yoga. Int J Yoga 2018;11:258-60
  84. Sharma VK, Dinesh T, Rajajeyakumar M, Grrishma B, Bhavanani AB. Impact of Fast and Slow Pranayam on Cardio Vascular Autonomic Function among Healthy Young Volunteers: Randomized Controlled Study. Altern Integr Med 2018; 7: 1000265.
  85. Artchoudane S, Ranganadin P, Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Trakroo M. Effect of Adjuvant Yoga Therapy on Pulmonary Function and Quality of Life Among Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Randomized Control Trial. J Basic Clin Appl Health Sci. 2018; 2(3):117-22.
  86. Vasundhara VR, Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Ghose S, Dayanidy G. Immediate effect of Sukha Pranayama: A slow and deep breathing technique on maternal and fetal cardiovascular parameters. Yoga Mimamsa 2018; 50:49-52.
  87. Bhavanani AB. Thoughts on the past, present and future of yoga therapy. 9th International Conference. “Yoga as Therapy: scope, evidence and evolution”. Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla. 27-30 December 2018. pg 113-19.
  88. Ajmera S, Sundar S, Amirtha Ganesh B, Bhavanani AB, Dayanidy G, Ezhumalai G. A comparative study on the effect of music therapy alone and a combination of music and yoga therapies on the psycho-physiological parameters of cardiac patients posted for angiography. J Basic Clin Appl Health Sci. 2018; 2:163-8.
  89. Ramanathan M, Eswari R, Bhavanani AB, Prathima GS, Sanguida A. Yoga training enhances auditory and visual reaction time in children with autism spectrum disorder: A case – control study. J Basic Clin Appl Health Sci. 2019; 2:8-13.
  90. Bhavanani AB. Role of Antenatal yoga in post natal life. Proceedings of National Seminar on Prenatal Education: Ancient Indian Perspectives. SCSVMV & SAFIC, Kanchipuram. 11-12 April 2019. pp 13-22.
  91. Balaji R, Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB, Ranganadin P, Balachandran K. Effectiveness of adjuvant yoga therapy in diabetic lung: A randomized control trial. Int J Yoga 2019;12:96-102.
  92. Abishek K, Bakshi SS, Bhavanani AB. The efficacy of yogic breathing exercise Bhramari pranayama in relieving symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis. Int J Yoga 2019;12:120-3.
  93. Artchoudane S, Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Mariangela A. Yoga as a therapeutic tool in autism: A detailed review. Yoga Mimamsa 2019;51:3-16
  94. Bhavanani AB. Caring for the Caregiver: The Yogic Perspective. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 50-54.
  95. Meena Ramanathan. Boundless Bliss For Children With Special Needs Through Yoga. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 55-60.
  96. Dayanidy G, Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Srikanth S. Overcome Disability through Yoga. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 61-63.
  97. Karthikayini S, Patil R, Ramanathan M, Arun S. Tools to Measure Health Related Quality of Life of Intellectually Disabled Children: A Review of Available Measures. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 64-70.
  98. Balaji R, Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M. Bringing Yoga into the Lives of Children with Special Needs. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 71-74.
  99. Artchoudane S, Ramanathan M, Bhavanani  AB. Yogic Tools for Special Children (Divine Children) . Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 75-80.
  100. Rajalakshmi B, Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Paediatric Care- Siddha Perspective. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 81-86.
  101. Priya Felix Philip, Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M. Health and Wellbeing in Caregivers of Children With Special Needs Through Yoga. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 87-90.
  102. Garima Setia, Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M. Yoga for Gastro Intestinal Problems in Children with Special Needs. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 91-92.
  103. Mangala Gowri VV, Srinivasan AR, Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M. Positive Eugenics: An Ancient Indian Perspective. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 93-97.
  104. Kiaan Gupta, Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Samadhi as a State of Health. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. 13-24 June 2019. pp 98-104.
  105. Pellissier Auriane , Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Introducing Pranayama to Children with Special Needs. Souvenir of the National Seminar and Workshop on Divyanga Yoga: A Yogic approach to children with special needs. International Day of Yoga celebrations. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Pud 13-24 June 2019. pp 105-108.
  106. Ramanathan M. Yoga: a way to meet your soul. Healthy life style for women 2019. Indian Women Network (IWN), Pondicherry. 2019; 32-33.
  107. Bhavanani AB. Some Core Concepts of the Gitananda Yoga Tradition. World Yoga Festival 2019 – Official Programme. Reading, UK. 2019. pg 40-41.
  108. Bhavanani AB, Sullivan M, Taylor MJ, Wheeler A. Shared Foundations for Practice: The Language of Yoga Therapy. Yoga Therapy Today 2019. 15 (3): 44-47.
  109. Eswari R, Prathima GS, Sanguida A, Ramanathan M, Harikrishnan E, Ezhumalai G. Yoga therapy as an adjunct to traditional tooth brushing training methods in children with autism spectrum disorder. Spec Care Dentist. 2019; 1–6.
  110. Kumar S, Subramaniam E, Bhavanani AB, Sarkar S, Balasundaram S. Effect of adjunct yoga therapy in depressive disorders: Findings from a randomized controlled study. Indian J Psychiatry 2019; 61:592-7.
  111. Eswari R, Prathima G S, Sanguida A, Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB, Harikrishnan E. Integrated yoga therapy for teaching toothbrushing skills to children with autism spectrum disorder: A qualitative study of parents’ perceptions. Yoga Mimamsa 2019;51:43-7.
  112. Bhavanani AB. Yoga: Yoga: Union, Communion and Reunion. Yogavani 2020; 1 (1): 10-11.
  113. Bhavanani AB. Yoga: The Original Mind-Body Medicine. Yogavani 2020; 1 (2): 7-9.
  114. Bhavanani AB. Yoga: Role of Yoga in Mitigating Fear During The COVID-19 Pandemic. Yogavani 2020; 1 (3): 7-10.
  115. Bhavanani AB. Invoking the power of prayer through Vishwa Yoga Prarthana. Yogavani 2020; 1 (4): 7-9.
  116. Bhavanani AB. The world of yoga goes completely online. Yogavani 2020; 1 (5): 7-8.
  117. Gupta K, Bhavanani A B, Ramanathan M, Rajasekar B, Sarkar S, Dayanidy G. Effect of Adjuvant Yoga Therapy on Craving in Participants of an Alcohol De-addiction Program: A Pilot Study. 2019; 2 (4):138-141.
  118. Bhavanani AB. IDY2020 – All Aboard Online. Yogavani 2020; 1 (6): 6-7.
  119. Bhavanani AB. Yoga is a Living Tradition that Requires a Living Lineage. Yogavani 2020; 1 (7): 7-9.
  120. Bhavanani AB. Yogasanas as a sporting activity for the youth. Yogavani 2020; 1 (8): 7-9.
  121. Bhavanani AB. Integrating Yoga in Health Professions Education. Yogavani 2020; 1 (9): 7-9.
  122. Bhavanani AB. Yoga during COVID Times. Yogavani 2020; 1 (10): 6-8.
  123. Mangalagowri M, Jayanthi R, Srinivasan AR, Bhavanani AB, Meena R. Proposed Yoga Protocol Based on Glycemic Control, Insulin Resistance and Anthropometry-specified Parameters: A Retrospective Study on Clinically Euthyroid Type II Diabetics. J Basic Clin Appl Health Sci 2020;3(3):107–114.
  124. Balaji R, Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Nephroprotective Impact of Adjuvant Yoga Therapy on Diabetes – A Randomised Controlled Trial. J Clin Diagn Res.2020; 14(12): KC01-KC04.
  125. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Yoga training enhances auditory and visual reaction time in elderly woman inmates of a hospice: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Yoga Mimamsa 2020;52:56-60.
  126. Bhavanani AB. Discovering yogis in the modern world. Yogavani 2020; 1 (11): 6-8.

Published abstracts (48) :

  1. Madanmohan, Bhavanani AB. Health, rejuvenation and longevity: an ayurvedic perspective. Abstracts of ‘Sanjeevita 2013′, the First Annual Summit on ‘Current Concepts in Integrative Medicine’ organized by the Central Inter-Disciplinary Research Facility (CIDRF) in collaboration with Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. September 6th 2013, MGMC&RI, Pondicherry. Pg. 48.
  2. Madanmohan, Bhavanani AB. Yoga and modern medicine: need for integration. Abstracts of ‘Sanjeevita 2013′, the First Annual Summit on ‘Current Concepts in Integrative Medicine’ organized by the Central Inter-Disciplinary Research Facility (CIDRF) in collaboration with Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. September 6th 2013, MGMC&RI, Pondicherry. Pg. 48-49.
  3. Madanmohan, Bhavanani AB, AR Srinivasan, S Balanehru. Effect of yoga training on cardiorespiratory health in obese subjects. Abstracts of ‘Sanjeevita 2013′, the First Annual Summit on ‘Current Concepts in Integrative Medicine’ organized by the Central Inter-Disciplinary Research Facility (CIDRF) in collaboration with Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. September 6th 2013, MGMC&RI, Pondicherry. Pg. 49.
  4. Bhavanani AB, Meena Ramanathan, Madanmohan. Yoga works, but how? Abstracts of ‘Sanjeevita 2013′, the First Annual Summit on ‘Current Concepts in Integrative Medicine’ organized by the Central Inter-Disciplinary Research Facility (CIDRF) in collaboration with Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. September 6th 2013, MGMC&RI, Pondicherry. Pg. 49-50.
  5. Bhavanani AB, Madanmohan. Immediate cardiovascular effects of pranayamas in patients of hypertension. Abstracts of ‘Sanjeevita 2013′, the First Annual Summit on ‘Current Concepts in Integrative Medicine’ organized by the Central Inter-Disciplinary Research Facility (CIDRF) in collaboration with Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. September 6th 2013, MGMC&RI, Pondicherry. Pg. 50.
  6. Dinesh T, Gaur G S, Sharma V K, Bhavanani AB, Harichandra Kumar KT. Effect of 12 weeks of pranayama training on basal physiological parameters in young, healthy volunteers. Poster No. A74. APPICON 2013.
  7. Yoga for youth. Abstracts of the National Yoga Week 2014. MDNIY, New Delhi, Feb 2014. Pg 6.
  8. Yoga improves psychophysical health of nursing students. Bhavanani AB, Madanmohan, Meena Ramanathan, Srinivasan AR. Abstracts of the National Yoga Week 2014. MDNIY, New Delhi, Feb 2014. Pg 21.
  9. Bhavanani AB. Introducing integral yoga education for the youth. Abstracts of the National Yoga Week 2014. MDNIY, New Delhi, Feb 2014. Pg 22.
  10. Madanmohan. Neurophysiological basis of conscious behaviour. Souvenir of the CME on “Sleep, consciousness and meditation: neurological correlates.” Department of Physiology and CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 27.11.2014. pg 21
  11. Bhavanani AB. Therapeutic potential of meditation. Souvenir of the CME on “Sleep, consciousness and meditation: neurological correlates.” Department of Physiology and CYTER, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 27.11.2014. pg 25
  12. Bhavanani AB. Role of yoga in non-communicable diseases: A brief review. Abstracts of the National Yoga Week 2015. MDNIY, New Delhi, Feb 2015. Pg 6-7.
  13. Bhavanani AB. Experiencing deeper relaxation through Gitananda Yoga. Abstracts of 8th International Conference on Yoga and Education. Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla, December 2015. Pg 19.
  14. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB. Adaptive resilience exercises as envisioned in Yoga. Proceedings of the National Conference on “Chronobiology and Health”. Department of Physiology, MGMCRI, Puducherry. 18-19, March 2016. pg 37-38.
  15. Bhavanani AB. Power of Pranayama. Abstracts of the International Conference on Yoga for Body and Beyond. Ministry of AYUSH, Govt of India. New Delhi. 22-23 June 2016. pg 20.
  16. Bhavanani AB, Madanmohan. Restoring human values in medicine: Role of Yoga. National Conference on Changing Trends in Health Professions Education (NC-CTHPE 2016). SBV, Pondicherry. 18-21 Aug 2016. pp.85-86.
  17. Dayanidy G, Bhavanani AB, Madanmohan Psychophysiological benefits of yoga training in physiotherapy students. National Conference on Changing Trends in Health Professions Education (NC-CTHPE 2016). SBV, Pondicherry. 18-21 Aug 2016. pp.87-88.
  18. Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB, Renuka K. Yoga for nursing students: rationale and psychophysical benefits. National Conference on Changing Trends in Health Professions Education (NC-CTHPE 2016). SBV, Pondicherry. 18-21 Aug 2016. pp.95-96
  19. Vasanthan S, Madanmohan T, Bhavanani A B, Hanifah M. A comparative study of the effect of yogic relaxing asanas and pranayamas on HRV and perceived stress in healthy young volunteers. 10th Annual Conference of Association of Physiologists of Tamil Nadu (ENVOCCON). Sri Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Bharat University, Chennai. 9-11 September 2016. p. 202
  20. Bhavanani AB. Mental Health and Wellbeing through Yoga. Book of abstracts. 6th InSPA International Conference and 3rdInternational Conference of the Department of Applied Psychology of Pondicherry University. Pondicherry, 13-15 October  2016.
  21. Bhavanani AB. Enhancing Management of Type 2 Diabetes through Yoga. Souvenir of the CME on ‘Translational Medicine in the Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes Mellitus’, organized by Dept of Biochemistry, MGMCRI, Pondicherry on 10 November 2016.
  22. Vasanthan S, Raghul S, Bhavanani AB, Jaiganesh K. Effect of overnight sleep deprivation on autonomic function test and perceived stress in young  healthy medical professionals. Abstracts of SYMMEDCON 2017, International conference on Stress, Yoga, Mind-Body Medicine. Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Porur, Chennai. 2- 4 January 2017. pp 54.
  23. Ramanathan M. Managing chronic disorders: Yoga therapy perspective. Souvenir of International Day of Yoga celebrations 2k17 at SBVU, Puducherry. 19-23, June 2017. p 66.
  24. Bhavanani AB. Role of Yoga in prevention and management of lifestyle disorders. Proceeding & abstracts of the Golden Jubilee International Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society, Southern Region – 2017 at MGMCRI, Puducherry on 4 & 5 July 2017. pp 63-65.
  25. Uthiravelu P, Jaiganesh K, A B Bhavanani, Mohamed Hanifah. Effect of eight weeks yoga therapy on blood pressure, heart rate variability and oxidative stress markers in newly diagnosed essential hypertension. Abstracts of SYMMEDCON 2018, 2nd International conference on Stress, Yoga, Mind-Body Medicine. Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Porur, Chennai. January 2018.  p 161
  26. Selvakumar S, Jaiganesh K, Srinivasan AR, Bhavanani AB. Effect of yogic intervention on resting heart rate variability and markers of oxidative stress in geriatric volunteers. Abstracts of SYMMEDCON 2018, 2nd International conference on Stress, Yoga, Mind-Body Medicine. Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Porur, Chennai. January 2018.   Pg 165.
  27. Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Dayanidy G, Madanmohan Trakroo and Renuka K. A Comparative Study of the Differential Effects of Short Term Asana and Pranayama Training on Reaction Time. Annals of SBV 2018; 7 (1): 90.
  28. Dutta A, Green SR, Hemachandar R, Bhavanani AB, Mathew KT, Dhivya P. Effect of yoga therapy on fasting lipid profile in chronic kidney disease: a comparative study. Annals of SBV 2018; 7 (1): 37
  29. Bhavanani AB. Role of Yogic relaxation in cardiac rehabilitation. Souvenir of AYUSH International Conference on Yoga for Public Health, Goa Kala Academy. 12-13 November 2018. p 21.
  30. Adkoli BV, Bhavanani AB, Dayanidy G, and Meena Ramanathan. Can Yoga be incorporated in the Curriculum of Health Professions Education? The experience from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. NCHPE 2018, Nagpur.
  31. Bhavanani AB. The role of yoga in multidimensional detoxification. Conference Souvenir. STOX2018. Pondicherry. 13 & 14 December 2018.p 5.
  32. Meena Ramanathan. Yoga for Children with Special needs. Program Booklet: 9th International Conference. “Yoga as Therapy: scope, evidence and evolution”. Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla. 27-30 December 2018. pp 14-15.
  33. Selvalakshmi S, Garima Setia, Meena Ramanathan. Performance Improvement through Yoga. Compilation of Abstract, International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019.  pp 5-6.
  34. Bhavanani AB. Role of Yoga in Health & Disease. Compilation of Abstract, International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019. pp 9-10.
  35. Artchoudane Soccalingam, Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Meena Ramanathan. A Significant Improvement in Physical Activity and Quality of Well-Being in Patients with COPD: an Adjuvant Yoga Therapy Report. Compilation of Abstract, International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019. pp 10-11.
  36. Balaji Rajasekaran, Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Meena Ramanathan. Effectiveness of Adjuvant Yoga Therapy in Type- II Diabetes Mellitus: A Randomized Control Trial. Compilation of Abstract, International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019. pp 11-12.
  37. Dayanidy G, Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Meena Ramanathan. Evaluating Cardiovascular Changes after a Single Yoga Session: A Retrospective Study. Compilation of Abstract, International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019. pp 12-13.
  38. Eswari R, Prathima GS, Sanguida A, Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB,   Ezhumalai G. Integrated Yoga Therapy for Teaching Tooth brushing Skills to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Qualitative Study of Parent’s Perceptions. Compilation of Abstract, International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019. pp 13-14.
  39. Garima Setia, Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Meena Ramanathan, Sajeeth Manikanda Prabu. Effect of Yoga Practices on Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia: A Case Report. Compilation of Abstract, International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019. pp 14-15.
  40. Rajalakshmi B, Meena Ramanathan, Ananda Balayogi Bavanani, Sridharan R. Holistic Approach by Integrating Yoga and Siddha Medicine in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes – A Prospective Cohort Study. Compilation of Abstract, International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019. p 20.
  41. Vijayalakshmi G, RLJ.De.Britto, Ashwani Kumar, Meena Ramanathan. Role of Pranayama in Geriatric Filarial Lymph Edema Patients. Compilation of Abstract, International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019. pp 35-37.
  42. Yoga Lakshmi P, Vaithianathan K, Meena Ramanathan. A Relative Effect of Asana, Pranayama and Mudra on Mental Health and Wellbeing of Corporate Sector Employees. Compilation of Abstract International workshop on Holistic approach of Yoga Therapy in health and Disease as part of International Health Research Convention 2019 from Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry. 20 July 2019. pp 37-38.
  43. Bhavanani AB. Yoga Therapy as a complementary medicine. 21st Century Trends in Medical Education and Sciences. AIMST, Kedah, Malaysia. 10-12 October 2019.pp 32.
  44. Bhavanani AB. Guru-shishya Parampara: The reservoir of authentic Rishi Culture yoga. International Conference on Philosophy and Praxis of Yoga. Bangalore. 15 &16 February 2020.pp 19-20.
  45. Ramanathan M. Retaining Yoga in Yoga Therapy. International Conference on Philosophy and Praxis of Yoga. Bangalore. 15 &16 February 2020. pp 21.
  46. Dayanidy G, Bhavanani AB, Ramanathan M, Srikanth S. Adjuvant Yoga Therapy reduces Perceived Stress in patients of Psoriasis: A Pilot Randomized Control Trial. Yoga and Neurosciences: Traditions and Research Approaches – YANTRA 2020 An International Conference. Bangalore, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2020. Pp 96-97.
  47. BALAJI R, Ramanathan M, Bhavanani AB, Lakshmi J. Role of Yoga as an Adjuvant Therapy In Modifying Diabetic Profile In Patients With Metabolic Syndrome: A Pilot RCT. Yoga and Neurosciences: Traditions and Research Approaches – YANTRA 2020 An International Conference. Bangalore, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2020. pp 100-101.
  48. Artchoudane S, Meena Ramanathan, Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Partheeban M. Effect of Yoga Therapy on Neuromuscular Function and Reduction of Autism Severity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Yoga and Neurosciences: Traditions and Research Approaches – YANTRA 2020 An International Conference. Bangalore, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2020. pp 68-69.