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International Yoga Day

Yoga Cannot be Identified With Any Religion: Rajnath Singh

Yoga Cannot be Identified With Any Religion: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said yoga cannot be identified with any religion and people who think so lack integrity, coordination and balance. The Minister said yoga has a universal appeal and more than 170 countries, including 66 Muslim nations, had backed the resolution on the International Yoga Day in the [...]

April 23, 2016 HHR Archives, India Comments Off on Yoga Cannot be Identified With Any Religion: Rajnath Singh

HHR Video : SpiceJet takes Yoga to the skies, asanas performed mid-air at 35,000 feet

HHR Video : SpiceJet takes Yoga to the skies, asanas performed mid-air at 35,000 feet

The asanas called Upayoga were performed as a trial-run aboard the Delhi-Guwahati and Guwahati-Delhi flights of SpiceJet with over 180 passengers and crew, ahead of International Yoga Day With the stage set for International Yoga Day this Sunday, yoga asanas were performed mid-air at 35,000 feet above the sea-level, arguably the first time ever! The [...]

June 22, 2015 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on HHR Video : SpiceJet takes Yoga to the skies, asanas performed mid-air at 35,000 feet

What International Yoga Day owes to The Beatles

What International Yoga Day owes to The Beatles

The legendary band’s interest in Maharishi Mahesh Yogi changed Western attitudes about Indian spirituality. June 21 – the day that marks summer solstice in the northern hemisphere – was designated as the “International Day of Yoga” by the United Nations at India’s instance last year after PM Narendra Modi recommended it at his UN General [...]

June 19, 2015 HHR Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on What International Yoga Day owes to The Beatles

HHR Video : Yoga Harmony with Nature (Full Version)

HHR Video : Yoga Harmony with Nature (Full Version)

“Yoga: Harmony with Nature” is a compelling and beautiful new film by National Film Award winner Raja Choudhury and the External Publicity & Public Diplomacy Division of the Ministry of External Affairs of India celebrating Yoga, one of India’s most important gifts to the World. The film explores Yoga’s origins, history, benefits, science, spread and [...]

June 18, 2015 HHR Archives, HHR Videos Comments Off on HHR Video : Yoga Harmony with Nature (Full Version)

International Yoga Day and the Yoga of the Sun

International Yoga Day and the Yoga of the Sun

There could be no more appropriate day for honoring Yoga throughout the world then on June 21, the day of the summer solstice. Yoga’s connection with light and with the Sun goes back to Yoga’s very origin thousands of years ago in India. The system of Yoga philosophy or Yoga Darshana, on which the Yoga [...]

June 4, 2015 Vamadev Shastri Archives, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on International Yoga Day and the Yoga of the Sun

A Yogi Revives Yoga in India

A Yogi Revives Yoga in India

For the first time, an International Yoga Day will be celebrated on 21st of June this year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had suggested this honour for yoga and his suggestion got overwhelming support from 177 countries. Yoga has indeed become popular all over the world. Many millions practice it – from schoolchildren to senior citizens [...]

May 30, 2015 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture Comments Off on A Yogi Revives Yoga in India

Aum in or out for International Yoga Day ?

Aum in or out for International Yoga Day ?

As a member of the Dutch-speaking Belgian Yoga Federation, I received a copy of the booklet the Government of India issued for the United Nations’ first-ever Yoga Day. It falls on 21 June, Summer Solstice, a day of mixed feelings: it is the longest day, alright, but it is also the start of the sun’s [...]

May 15, 2015 Dr Koenraad Elst Analysis/Insights, Archives Comments Off on Aum in or out for International Yoga Day ?

50 nations, including China and US, back Modi’s call for International Yoga Day

50 nations, including China and US, back Modi’s call for International Yoga Day

NEW DELHI: One of PM Narendra Modi’s first global imprints could come soon with the fructification of his proposal – which he announced in his UNGA speech — for an International Day of Yoga. As many as 50 countries – US, Canada and China most recently — have signed up for co-sponsorship of a draft [...]

October 31, 2014 HHR News updates Comments Off on 50 nations, including China and US, back Modi’s call for International Yoga Day