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सामान्य प्रश्न


In Acupuncture, needles are inserted in the specific points whereas; in Acupressure pressure with tip of the thumb/ fingers or with the help of instrument like jimmy is given at those points.

It is useful in painful conditions, digestive problems, respiratory problems, sleep disorders, Stress, anxiety, migraine, sinusitis etc

Acupressure is a traditional healing science as well as an art. In acupressure specific points on the body surface are methodically pressed with tip of the thumb/ fingers or with the help of instrument like jimmy and thereby influencing the internal organs for the desired effect

It is preferred to give the treatment once a day for 20 minutes but it can also be given 10 minutes twice a day or as per Naturopathy and Yoga doctor’s advice

Acupressure can be taken at NIN from 7 am to 7 pm. Free Acupressure treatment is also made available for general public and patients on Tuesday and Friday by 2:30 pm at NIN.

Yes, one can self administer Acupressure.

Yes, NIN offers a 10 days short skill development course, which anyone can join.

No, it is not painful. But there may be tender points on the body which may be painful during treatment

Acupuncture is a therapy in which thin needles are inserted in different specific points in the body to get the desired benefits.

It is helpful in Respiratory disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, Reproductive system disorders, Neurological disorders, gastrointestinal disorders and others.

Yes, Food can be taken before acupuncture. Half an hour gap would be preferable

Taking rest is for a while is advised after the treatment, no strenuous exercise or activity should be done and avoid using gadgets like phones, television and laptops/ipads/computers etc

There is no stipulated time period for acupuncture treatment. It has to be decided by the treating physician as per the patient’s condition.

Except for a mild prick pain, it is not painful as the needles inserted are very thin.

Public awareness programs are open for general public. People of all ages who are interested in knowing more about Nature Cure and Yoga to maintain their health and health seekers who look forward for Nature Cure and yogic management of their diseases shall attend these programs.

Monthly workshops are conducted on last Saturday of every month. Programs in residential societies, offices, NGO’s/private organizations, colleges and schools are conducted as per their request made to NIN.

Yes, one can organize programs in their locality by putting a formal request to NIN mentioning the details of the requirements, beneficiaries and other arrangements.

Yes, these programs are also conducted in regional languages like marathi, malayalam, tamil, telugu, odiya, punjabi, sindhi, kannada , gujarati, hindi etc

On every last Saturday of the month NIN conducts half day Monthly Workshop on various health and disease related topics. Programs are also arranged in various residential societies; offices, NGO’s/private organizations, colleges and schools by NIN, Programs on special days like International Day of Yoga, Gandhi Jayanti, and Naturopathy Day are also conducted regularly.

NIN will send SMS regarding the program to all the registered numbers. The same information will also be made available on NIN’s social media platforms like facebook and twitter. People may also get the information through the press release about the program, published in the newspapers.

Topic related to Nature cure principles and theories, healthy living practices, lifestyle disorders like insomnia, anxiety disorders, low back pain, obesity, and their Nature Cure & Yoga management, Non-communicable diseases like Asthma, hypertension, diabetes, Arthritis and their Nature Cure & Yoga management, infections and their management, prevention and care of seasonal disorders etc

For registration one can call on 020-26059682/3/4/5 or mail on to ninpune[at]bharatmail[dot]co[dot]in for confirming their participation in the program. 

Any medical graduate is eligible to attend the CME. CME are opened for all streams of healthcare professionals vis AYUSH, Allopathy

Information regarding the CME is published in the Institute website and also circulated amongst the Nature Cure institutes/ colleges and to the state govt

If you are a medical professional and could assemble minimum of 30 participants you may apply for organizing a CME on Naturopathy & Yoga of NIN. On approval from the competent authority, NIN shall organize the program.

You shall register by sending an email request and following the due codal formalities announced time to time.

CME’s are organized on various topics pertaining to the need of the hour like Sustainable health goals, research methods, maternal health, recent trends in Naturopathy, Yoga therapy, Acupuncture and on disease specific titles.

NIN does not sponsor for any programs but organizes such programs with the joint efforts of any institutions, NGO’s, Govt bodies etc.

Classes are conducted by qualified experts and doctors from the field of Naturopathy.

Yes, there is practical demonstration of the recipes and hands on training in the cooking methods  is given to the participants

Yes, there is a one month certificate course in Natural cooking methods. There is no restriction on age and qualification for enrolling in this course.

A cookery class is an initiative taken by the Institute to spread the concept of naturopathy nutrition and natural cooking methods.

It is beneficial for anyone who is interested to know and learn about Natural cooking methods for healthy living.

It is organized in NIN campus as well as at the places based on the invitations

NIN organizes a National level Food Festival every year in a selected city to promote and propagate healthy food practices. In the program various healthy recopies will be kept for display, seminars on food related topics, competitions for students, cookery classes will be conducted for the public awareness. Stake holders from the field of organic farming, natural food products and related industries will partake in the event displaying their products.

No, books and goods once sold cannot be returned/replaced.

Things available in health shop are rare naturopathy books, books on diet and recipes, books of naturopathy management of diseases, books on yoga & pranayama, organic grains, cow ghee, amla candy, ragi biscuits, Juices, natural cosmetics, massage oils, naturopathy equipments, Epsom salt, mustard powder, millet biscuits, hydrotherapy packs, Mud packets, acupressure chapals, millet idli-dosa mix, multigrain flour  etc

We accept the orders for books online. You can send the requirements by Email on ninpune@bharatmail.co.in and online payment for the same can be done on:

Director, National Institute of Naturopathy

A/C No: 09080100010145

Bank of Baroda, Wadia College branch.

IFSC: BARB0WADPOO (Fifth character is Zero)

A Health Shop is run by NIN where natural fod and drinks and products free from chemicals are made available to the public, books on Naturopathy, Yoga and other health subjects and various instruments used in the tratment of Naturopathy are solfd at subsidized rates

Students who have finished their BNYS final year from a recognized Institute/College can do internship.

A formal letter from the College is required regarding the students they want to depute for internship.

Duration of internship is three months only.

Interns are trained in departments like Naturopathy, Yoga, Acupuncture, Ozone, Medigym, and Naturopathy Diet Center

Stipend paid is Rs 8000/- per month.

No, food and accommodation is not provided by the institute however interns can avail food at Naturopathy Diet Center of NIN at concessional rate.

एनआईएन के पास नि: शुल्क परामर्श सेवाओं के साथ एक ओपीडी क्लिनिक है जहां रोगियों को विभिन्न प्राकृतिक चिकित्सा उपचार अनुदानित दर पर दिया जाता है अर्थात प्रति सप्ताह 50 / - रु। दिसंबर, 2018 के महीने में कुल 6317 मरीजों का इलाज किया गया।

Library functions from 11 AM to 6 PM

We offer Silver and Gold membership which is valid for a year and has to be renewed to continue the use of library. Annual charge for Silver membership is Rs 300/- and Gold membership is Rs 500/-

To get the books issued the books you have to be a member of the library.

A silver member can get two books and one magazine issue and a Gold member can get three books and two magazines issued.

After one month from the issue of book it has to be renewed or get reissued. Reissuing can also be done telephonically or by coming to Library.

In case the issued book is lost, the member has to replace it by a buying the same book for the library or a fine in tune to triple the cost of book is levied on the bearer, or it is deducted from the membership charges.

Medi-gym at NIN is not only a Fitness Gym but a place where Rehabilitation also is taken care.

Rehabilitation is Rs 5000/- per month (Four sessions a week) and Fitness training and weight loss etc is Rs 8000/- per month (Four sessions a week)

Post-surgical rehabilitation like patients after undergoing Heart surgery, Joint replacement or any other surgery, Stroke (Hemiplegia), Spinal injuries (Paraplegia) can avail the services of medi-gym.

Yes a one month Fitness training course is offered with a fee of Rs 10,000/-

We advise participants/patients to wear comfortable clothing and bring a separate pair of clean sports shoe for the gym; you can carry your napkin/towel as per your need. Gap of atleast 2 hours should be maintained after having meal for the workout and rehabilitation. Patients who are dependent on others even for basic activities like walking, wearing the clothes etc and suffering from conditions like paralysis, paraplegia etc should have an attendant along with them in all their visits.

The duration of treatment depends upon the intensity of the disease and how well one recovers. However, it may take around 60-90 minutes during every OPD visit.

Various Nature Cure treatments available at NIN are Hydrotherapy, Manipulative therapies, Mud therapy, Heliotherapy, Acupuncture, Ozone therapy, Medi-gym, Yoga therapy, Mind Body Medicine, Physiotherapy, Acupressure, Chromotherapy and Diet therapy.

Yes, Yoga & Naturopathy are two sides of the same coin. Naturopathy detoxifies the body and restores the vitality whereas Yoga physically helps in improving the flexibility and boosts mental health.

The OPD functions from 7 AM to 9 PM on all weekdays except Sunday

Naturopathy believes lowered vitality, accumulation of morbid matter and abnormal composition of blood and lymph is the root cause of all diseases, and the cures lies in restoring the vitality and elimination of toxins to purify and detox the internal environment.

 m Nature cure treatments are safe and do not have any side-effects if done under qualified professionals. Acute symptoms may be seen during the treatment as a sign of healing crisis which should not be mistaken as side –effects.

Naturopathy treatment can go along with other treatments. Medicines are not discontinued immediately. Once the patient gets adapted to the Nature Cure treatments slowly the medications can be tapered and discontinued depending on the response.

No, both are two distinct systems of healing. Ayurveda uses various medicines and surgery as the tool in treatment whereas Naturopathy doesn’t use drugs except herbs.

Naturopathy is a rational and evidence based system of medicine imparting treatments with natural elements based on the Theory of Vitality, Theory of Toxemia, Theory of Self Healing Capacity of the body and the principles of healthy living. Indian Naturopathy includes Yoga along with some ancient Indian concepts like – ‘Panchabhuta based understanding of health and disease’. Indian Naturopathy evolved into a holistic system over the times to offer various modalities of treatments in treating, preventing diseases and also offers promotive care where people are taught to live a healthy life, in close proximity to nature.

The magazine can be subscribed by sending DD/MO in favor of Director, National Institute of Naturopathy, payable at Pune. Online transfer can also be done, the details are:

Bank of Baroda –Wadia College Branch

A/C No: 09080100001166


Send us a copy of pay-in-slip along with your postal address and contact number.

Annual subscription of the magazine is Rs 300/-, for 2 years it is Rs 550/-, for 3 years Rs 800/- and 5 years Rs 1200/-. Overseas subscription charges are US $60 for one year.

Articles are invited by the subject experts having experience of naturopathy. Articles can be written on Naturopathy and Yoga.

Magazine is bilingual and is published in Hindi and English

The authors are given a sum of  Rs 1000/- for writing article over 1500 words and below 1500 words a sum of Rs 500/- is given.

Yes Nisargopachar Varta is also published in Marathi.

One should read Nisargopachar Varta to know about Naturopathy and Yoga and its importance in maintaining healthy life. The magazine contains articles on health issues and its Naturopathy and yogic management.

Yes the old/previous issues are available at 10% discount.

Monthly workshop is usually organized on the last Saturday of every month.

You can call and enquire about it on 020-26059682/3/4/5 or follow us on Social Medias or register your mobile number with us for receiving sms.

You can register by paying Rs 50/- in the OPD reception.

There is no age bar for attending these workshops. It is advised not to bring very small kids as they may disturb other participants.

It is organized once in three months.

All regional languages such as Marathi, Sindhi, Gujarati, Odiya, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil & Malyalam.

It is free for all to attend.

Yes, it is open for all for healthy natural diet.

Diet Center functions from 7:30 AM to 8 PM.

Fresh seasonal fruit juices, fresh fruits, poha, veg-idli, millet khichadi, upma, veg daliya etc for breakfast, Nutritious Thali of Multigrain roti, salad, rice, veg curry, buttemilk and dal , Special Naturopathy Thali for lunch is available. Dinner is made as per order.

No we don’t accept online order. Naturopathy believes in serving fresh hot meal and not to be packed in plastics which are harmful for health. However bulk order for occasions is undertaken.

Yes, there are sweets available made without refined flour and sugar. Ladoos made from Groundnuts, Ragi, Sesame and Beetroot, Stuffed dates are also available.

One month certificate course in Naturopathy Cooking Methods is conducted which is open for all. In this, natural way of cooking is taught to retain the nutrition of the food and yet make delicious food.

Treatment Assistant Training Course (TATC), a one year, full time, practical and career oriented training course on Naturopathy & Yoga therapies.

Anyone having minimum qualification of 10th /12th pass and is aged between 18 to 30 years is eligible to apply. Age relaxation is applicable to candidates belonging SC/ST/OBC/PH as per the Govt. rules

It is a free course, a sum of Rs. 5000/- should be deposited as caution money at the time of admission, which is refunded after course completion.

The trainee after successfully completing the course qualifies to become a Yoga & Naturopathic Treatment Assistant. He/she shall be authorized, to work as a Therapist in the hospitals of Naturopathic system of medicine, under a Naturopathy Physician.

Advertisements are published in the leading newspapers in the month of May every year inviting eligible candidates. An interview is conducted at NIN in June tentatively. Selected candidates are short-listed and result is announced.

नहीं। हालांकि, निकट के होटल एनआईएन के रोगी पंजीकरण कार्ड के प्रदर्शन पर आउट-स्टेशन उम्मीदवारों को 10% छूट देते हैं।

गांधीजी ने इस संस्था को अपना घर बना लिया था और वर्ष 1934 से जब भी वे पुणे में थे, यहाँ रहते थे। पूरी तरह से वे 156 दिनों तक यहाँ रहे थे। उन्होंने इस स्थान से कई राष्ट्रीय और अंतर्राष्ट्रीय गतिविधियों का संचालन किया।

हालांकि, आयुष मंत्रालय के तहत 3 केंद्रीय निकाय हैं
1. नेशनल इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ नेचुरोपैथी, पुणे
2. CCRYN, नई दिल्ली
3. एमडीएनआईवाई, न्यू डेल्ह

हाँ। यह भारत सरकार के आयुष मंत्रालय के तहत एक स्वायत्त निकाय है। केंद्र सरकार से 100% वित्तीय सहायता के साथ। यह संगठन एक शासी निकाय (G.B.) द्वारा शासित है, जिसके अध्यक्ष आयुष मंत्री हैं।

हाँ। हालाँकि, Std X उत्तीर्ण पात्रता है (वरीयता किसी भी स्ट्रीम से 12 वीं उत्तीर्ण है)। आयु 18-30 वर्ष
(भारत सरकार के आरक्षण नियमों के अनुसार PH / SC / ST / OBC के लिए छूट), पुरुषों और महिलाओं दोनों के लिए। यह एक पूर्णकालिक पूर्णकालिक पाठ्यक्रम है
प्रत्येक चयनित उम्मीदवार को रु। 5000 / - वजीफा दोपहर 1 के लिए
एनआईएन द्वारा एक प्रमाण पत्र के लिए अग्रणी वर्ष।

निशुल्क एक वर्ष का पूर्णकालिक "ट्रीटमेंट असिस्टेंट ट्रेनिंग कोर्स (TATC)" संचालित किया जा रहा है।
80 उम्मीदवारों के लिए रु। 5000 / - प्रति उम्मीदवार प्रति स्टाइपेंड का भुगतान किया जाता है

BNYS प्राकृतिक चिकित्सा और योग विज्ञान में स्नातक के लिए खड़ा है। यह विभिन्न स्वास्थ्य विज्ञान विश्वविद्यालयों द्वारा प्रदान की जाने वाली न्यूनतम 5 (वर्ष (4½ +1 वर्ष इंटर्नशिप) पूर्णकालिक आवासीय पेशेवर चिकित्सा डिग्री है। बीएनवाईएस डिग्री पाठ्यक्रम चलाने वाले 18 डिग्री कॉलेज हैं। वर्तमान में बीएनवाईएस प्राकृतिक चिकित्सा और योग के क्षेत्र में उच्चतम योग्यता है और किसी भी अन्य चिकित्सा डिग्री के साथ बराबर माना जाता है। एमबीबीएस, बीएएमएस, बीएचएमएस, बीयूएमएस और बीएसएमएस

हाँ, सदस्यता शुल्क इस प्रकार हैं:

1.वार्षिक: रु। 300 / -

2. अर्धवार्षिक: रु। 200 / -

3. त्रैमासिक: रु। 100 / -

1. एनआईएन नियमित रूप से प्रकाशन में किसी भी ब्रेक के बिना वर्ष 1993 से नियमित रूप से 'निसारगोपचार वर्ता' द्विभाषी मासिक पत्रिका प्रकाशित कर रहा है। वर्तमान में, पूरे भारत और विदेशों में लगभग 6000 ग्राहक हैं। पाठक संख्या लगभग 50,000 है।
2 नेचुरोपैथी पर दुर्लभ पाठ्य पुस्तकों का प्रकाशन- डॉ। जे.एच.कलॉग द्वारा "तर्कपरक जलोपचार"
मूल्य: 600 / - (20% छूट के बाद) अधिक जानकारी
3. नेशनल इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ नेचुरोपैथी पर VCD -One VCD और इसकी बहुमुखी गतिविधियों की बिक्री @ रु। 60 / - प्रति सीडी।

The lab is opened from 8 AM to 4 PM

Yes, you may walk in for the test; we recommend meeting the doctor before taking the test.

Reports can be collected from the OPD reception after showing the payment receipt.

Taking prior appointment is not required. But it is advised to talk to your doctor or technician to know about the pre-requisites for the test.

Free distribution material is available as information booklets on only for distribution in programs of the institute. However, the soft copy of the same are available in the archive section of the website.

All books published by NIN are useful for students and clinicians but Rational Hydrotherapy by J H Kellog, Clinical Naturopathy-Yoga, Naturopathy Food concepts, Manual of Acupressure, Acupuncture and Hydrotherapy are recommended.

Books on diet and nutrition are Food thoughts, Naturopathy Food concepts and Naturopathy Diet & Recipes in English Naisargik ahar in marathi.

The books can be orderd by sending DD/MO in favor of Director, National Institute of Naturopathy, payable at Pune. Online transfer can also be done, the details are:

Bank of Baroda –Wadia College Branch

A/C No: 09080100001166


The Sanatorium is situated at “NIVANT”, Kaswand, Panchagani, Post-Bhillar, Tq- Mahabaleshwar, Dist-Satara Pin 412805

The patient is asked to meet the doctor with ART booklet, previous medical records, AADHAR card and a photo. The treatment is absolutely free of cost.

Minimum stay recommended to experience the change with naturopathy is 15 days. As per the convenience of the patient they can stay even as long as six months.

We do not interfere with patient’s ongoing ART. With the continuing medical treatment, nature cure treatments are added to improve the health and quality of life.

Naturopathy treatments are absolutely safe and do not have any adverse effects. We aim at restoring vitality and giving them take away message of sustainable living with natural diet, yoga, pranayama and naturopathy.

All that is needed to begin Yoga is willingness and commitment. There are no guidelines other than wearing loose cotton clothes.

It is advised not to eat at least 2 hours before practicing Yoga. A fruit or juice can be taken one hour before the practice.

Yoga can be practiced everyday for optimum benefits.

For beginners and first timers it is not advised to take an online class for yoga. It is suggested to practice and learn Yoga under a qualified yoga teacher initially to know the fundamentals about Yoga practices.

Yoga is more than just physical postures. It involves body, mind & soul of an individual. Others majorly have physical components into consideration and the aim of which can be just getting muscular or toned body.

Choosing the style will depends on age, current physical activity and expected fitness goal. There are cultural, restorative and meditative types of Yoga practices available.

Yoga can definitely help in losing weight. The primary aim of the practice is not losing weight but to achieve healthy body and sound mind. Yogasana performed with mindful breathing helps in detoxification of the body, cleanses digestive tract and reduces stress or anxiety.