Karnataka civic group spends Rs 560 crore for PM Modi’s Yoga Day visit, figures show

Karnataka’s municipal bodies and regional authorities spent around Rs 560 crore, mainly on laying out all the equipment during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Karnataka during the two-day International Yoga Day. The paths taken, data released by the respective agencies are shown. Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Karnataka at around 12.30pm on Monday … Read more

International Yoga Day marks revolution in perception of health: Minister Ayush update India

Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Friday that the upcoming event (International Yoga Day) will not only mark a day in the calendar of cultural events…it will mark a revolution in the way we perceive and approach health and well-being. Author: Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Chandrashekar SrinivasanNew Delhi Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on … Read more

How Practicing Yoga With Your Family Strengthens Bonds

Yoga is an ancient Indian practice related to physical, mental and spiritual aspects. The word “Yoga” is derived from Sanskrit and symbolizes the fusion of body and consciousness. However, yoga is more than just asanas. This means unlocking true health and improving quality of life. Yoga also has many health benefits. Several factors that contribute … Read more

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center offers courses in all aspects

“People are waiting” is what Swami Sivananda said to his disciple Swami Vishnudevananda…it was 1957. The famous saint and yogi Swami Sivananda, his ardent disciple Swami Vishnudevananda sent his ardent disciple to the West to combine yoga and Vedanta teachings to the people of the world. As a farewell token, Swami Sivananda gave him a … Read more

Thousands attend Hyderabad event to mark 25-day countdown to International Yoga Day

Thousands of people from all walks of life attended Yoga Utsav at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium in Hyderabad on Friday to mark the 25-day countdown to International Yoga Day. The event is organised by the Ministry of Ayush and actively supported by the Telangana government. The event was attended by Chief Guest Governor Tamilisai … Read more

Integrating Yoga into Global Consciousness

Since forming the government in May 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has focused on India’s traditional knowledge system. In November 2014, the government established a separate Ayush ministry to ensure that the seven traditional healthcare systems including Ayurveda and Yoga are fully utilized in our public healthcare system. By December 2014, the United Nations had … Read more