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Daaji’s Message from Kanha! 

Heartfulness proposes meditation on the heart with an aim of attaining subtler levels of consciousness. The heart is not merely a pump for blood circulation – its role goes far beyond that. References in ancient Indian literature on Yoga, especially that from Sages like Patanjali,…



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06 Aug 2021
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Editorial

Cultural Appropriation or Cultural Misappropriation of Yoga 

Cultural Appropriation’’ or “Cultural Misappropriation” in the field of Modern Yoga is a topic that keeps coming up and many write to me about it. When my Guru-Father came to Pondicherry in the late 1960s, he settled permanently, founding the Ananda Ashram initially in town,…

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Celebrating IDY 2021: 

Uniting the World Yoga Family in Virtual Mode On behalf of the Vishwa Yoga Parivaar (World Yoga family) and myself, I offer everyone special heartfelt greetings on the occasion of the upcoming International Day of Yoga, to be celebrated on 21st June 2021. The Government…

Editorial

IS YOGA SECULAR? 

Yoga makes us better at whatever we are. It makes us a better ver­sion of ourselves, irrespective of the culture to which we belong. Whatever way of life we are liv­ing, we become a better version of that through the practice of Real Yoga. This…

Yoga Events & Activities

Pages from the Past

Nostalgia – IYA Unfolded – July2021 

Constituted in 2008, Indian Yoga Association (IYA) has come a long way. The association is a maiden attempt to unite all yoga paramparas in a common cause. IYA is committed to promotion and advancement of Yoga and its applications around the world and industry-cum-self regulatory…

Yoga Events

State Chapter Activities July2021 

Chandigarh SCC celebrates 7th IDY with Kreeda Bharti and CSs Association The Chandigarh State Chapter Committee of Indian Yoga Association, Kreeda Bharti and CSs Association came together to celebrated 7th IDY virtually. Shri Anuj Garg, Joint Commissioner, Income Tax was the Chief Guest for the…

Success Stories

Tackling Covid-19 Successful Strategies 

Many of us think we are managing our day-to-day life well; we are functioning. But what happens when there is a spoke in the wheels, when the well-oiled machine comes to a standstill? Do we have enough substance to fall back on? The current Covid-19…

Legacy Series

Shri Ram Chandra Mission 

Heartfulness is a century-old spiritual tradition originating in India, previously known as the Sahaj Marg system of Raja Yoga offered by the Shri Ram Chandra Mission, which was founded in 1945. The four Masters in this spiritual tradition have offered their services tirelessly to humanity…

Yoga Events

Youthnews.online partners with IYA for International Yoga E-Conclave 

A 3-day International Yoga E-Con­clave organized was jointly organ­ised by Youthnews.online, Indian Yoga Association, Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh and National Youth Foun­dation from May 28-30, 2021. It was attended by scores of Yoga masters and Yoga institu­tions from across the globe. The event organized at Zoom…

Yoga Events

SC Activities 

‘Yog se Nirog’ by MP Govt and IYA helps hundreds The second wave of Corona shook the entire country in April 2021. Nearly lakhs of people got infected with Corona every day. Hospitals were full, there were no beds, no oxygen, no medicine. In this…

State Chapter Committee Events

SCC Meetings 

Kerala SCC meets on Sampark The Kerala State Chapter of Indian Yoga Association held its meeting on May 30, 2021 on Sampark. The point discussed in the meeting included Foundation Course in Yoga which will commence of June 11, 2021. Members were also informed that…

Yoga Research

Yoga Research

From the Annals of Yoga Research – July2021 

Research is extremely important to support different approaches to health care. In the recent past, Yoga has been gaining lot of attention as Yoga Institutes, reseachers, scholars have started offering substantive clinical research evidence. In this issue, Indian Yoga Association brings to you the Research…

From the Annals of Yoga Research 

Research is extremely important to support different approaches to health care. In the recent past, Yoga has been gaining lot of attention as Yoga Institutes, reseachers, scholars have started offering substantive clinical research evidence. In this issue, Indian Yoga Association brings to you the Research…

Yoga Research

Samkhya Philosophy 

by Shri Vinod Joshi, Trustee, Yoga Vidya Niketan For every Yoga Student, it’s very im­portant to learn Samkhya Philosophy, at least the basic concepts. This helps us to understand Patanjali Yoga sutras, thoroughly. Many scholars believe that Samkhya Philosophy lays the founda­tion of Yoga Philosophy….

Yoga Research

From the Annals of Yoga Research 

Research is extremely important to support different approaches to health care. In the recent past, Yoga has been gaining lot of attention as Yoga Institutes, reseachers, scholars have started offering substantive clinical research evidence. In this issue, Indian Yoga Association brings to you the Research…

Yoga Research

From the Annals of Yoga Research – April 2021 

Research is extremely important to support different approaches to health care. In the recent past, Yoga has been gaining lot of attention as Yoga Institutes, reseachers, scholars have started offering substantive clinical research evidence. In this issue, Indian Yoga Association brings to you the Research…

Yoga Research

From the Annals of Yoga Research 

Research is extremely important to support different approaches to health care. In the recent past, Yoga has been gaining lot of attention as Yoga Institutes, reseachers, scholars have started offering substantive clinical research evidence. In this issue, Indian Yoga Association brings to you the Research…

Yoga Academics & Accreditation

IYA Personnel Certification Body (PrCB) – 2021 

For Promotion of Yoga, Indian Yoga Association has taken an initiative to make Personnel Certification Body approved under the Scheme for Voluntary Certification of Yoga Professionals owned by Yog Certifica­tion Board (Formerly was owned by QCI) launched by Ministry of AYUSH. IYA has created an…

Yoga Academics & Accreditation

SAAC meets to finalise IYA Courses 

The Working Group of the Standing Academics and Accreditation Committee met for a two day workshop from 13-14 June, 2019 at Sri Sri School of Yoga, Art of Living, Bengaluru. During the meeting the mini­mum standards for three courses were developed. The workshop was also…

Yoga Academics & Accreditation

IYA Personnel Certification Body (PrCB) 

For Promotion of Yoga, Indian Yoga Association has taken an initiative to make Personnel Certification Body approved under the Scheme for Voluntary Certification of Yoga Professionals owned by Yog Certifica­tion Board (Formerly was owned by QCI) launched by Ministry of AYUSH. IYA has created an…

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Daaji’s Message from Kanha! 

Heartfulness proposes meditation on the heart with an aim of attaining subtler levels of consciousness. The heart is not merely a pump for blood circulation – its role goes far beyond that. References in ancient Indian literature on Yoga, especially that from Sages like Patanjali,…



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