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 About the Society

Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy is an autonomous council under the Ministry of AYUSH involved in education, training, propagation, and research in the field of yoga and naturopathy. 

  About the Journal

CCRYN Indian Journal of Yoga & Naturopathy, a publication of Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy, is a peer-reviewed print + online Annual journal. The journal's full text is available online at http://www.ijyn.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. This is an annual, peer-reviewed journal in the field of yoga and naturopathy. This journal focusses on mind body medicine, lifestyle and dietary approaches in disease prevention and health promotion. CIJYN publishes original research articles, review articles, short communications, case reports, Letter to the Editor related to Yoga & Naturopathy. This journal is published by Med know Publications, Mumbai, India. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.ijyn.org.

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

  Scope of the journal

CCRYN Indian Journal of Yoga & Naturopathy aims to function as the global face of Indian Yoga & Naturopathy research. It aims to act as a bridge between global and national advances in the field of yoga therapy and naturopathy. The journal publishes thought-provoking editorials, hypotheses, comprehensive reviews, cutting-edge original research, focused brief communications and insightful letters to editor.
The journal encourages authors to submit scientific articles related to yoga and Naturopathy that focuses on both fundamental and clinical research. The scope of CIJYN is to enhance evidence base for yoga and naturopathy interventions through peer- review publications with scientific rigor.

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