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Priyadarshni Academy has promoted the concept and practice of priceless laughter therapy in India and various countries like Britain,U.S.A.,Japan and Sweden amongst others.The practise of Laughter therapy has helped innumerable people on emotional, mental and physical levels, assisting them to live life more positively.These individuals are members of numerous Laughter Clubs, which have been started under the guidance of the expert's team of Priyadarshni Laughter Club International ( P.L.C.I.) in India and abroad.

The PLCI experts, including prominent Medical Practitioners, have comprehensively researched various aspects of positive impacts of the


Participants at the Laughing Convention organised by Priayadarshni Academy

therapy. The publication of this research work, 'Information Guide to Hasyayog' by the Academy has helped create wide spread awareness about Laughter Therapy,the world over. The PLCI's presentation of a symposium and a workshop on Laughter Therapy at World Congress for Alternative Medicine in Colombo in November 1997 also succeeded in carrying the message far and wide, globally.

Alternate Medicine :

Presentation at World Congress on Alternative Medicines, Colombo.

The experts of Priyadarshni Laughter Club International were invited by The Open International University of Complementary Medicines, a prestigious international organization recognized by the United Nations, to present a symposium and a workshop on Laughter Therapy at the World Congress for Integrating Methods which was held at Colombo from November 25 to December 2, 1997. Presentation on this international platform provided a tremendous boost to promotion of laughter therapy.

Priyadarshni Laughter Club International Organized 'Laughter Competition 1999' Clebrate Valentine's Day at Priyadarshni Park, Mumbai. More than 400 people from various Laughter Clubs and about 100 school children participated in it. This was an unique event as it focussed on spreading the concept of Laughter Therary amongst children.

The venue resonated with the sound of hearty group Laughter and the enthusiastic participation of children lent a lot of joy and gaiety to the function.

Sharing Joy and Laughter together

Mr. Nanik Rupani presenting a trophy to one of the winners of Laughter Competition 1999 organized by Priyadarshni Laughter Club International on Feb 14, 1999, at Priyadarshni Park, Mumbai. Seen in picture; Mr. Kishor Kuvavala, Chairman, PLCI holding the mike & Dr. Siddhartha, Vice Chairman PLCI (third from right)