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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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26 May 2020
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Editorial

Editorial

Invoking the Power of Prayer through Vishwa Yoga Prarthana 

The use of “Power of Prayer” as a means towards the alleviation of human suffering has been a part of all ancient, traditional cultures worldwide. Every culture has devised its own system of prayer in order to connect the individual consciousness with the universal consciousness….

Editorial

Role of Yoga in Mitigating Fear During TheCOVID-19 Pandemic 

The entire world is caught in the vice-like grip of the COVID-19 pandemic with 200 countries reporting casualties, increasing alarmingly moment-by-moment. Within a period of 4 months, every human being on our planet has been affected directly or indirectly by this virus that has brought…

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Yoga: The Original Mind-Body Medicine 

Yoga is the original mind-body medicine that has enabled individuals to attain and maintain sukha sthanam, a dynamic sense of physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. Bhagavad-Gita defines Yoga as samatvam meaning thereby that Yoga is equanimity at all levels, a state wherein physical homeostasis and…

Yoga Events & Activities

Governing Body Meetings

Executive Council meets through Video Conferencing 

Amidst COVID-19, when physical move­ments are restricted, the Executive Council of Indian Yoga Association socially connected through Video Conferencing on April 19 and 23, 2020. The meeting was attended by Gu­ruji Dr. H.R Nagendra ji, President and the Executive Council members namely Dr. Nagaratna Didi,…

Legacy Series

Kaivalyadhama: Where Yoga Tradition & Science Meet 

LEGEND Kaivalyadhama is one of the oldest and the most comprehensive Yoga Institutes in the world. It doesn’t just teach, but since 1924 it has carried out substantial and innovative studies into almost every aspect of Yoga’s practice. It is one of the foremost scientific…

State Chapter Committee Events

Gujarat SCC meets on Zoom 

In the wake of the current scenario and the lockdown an online meeting of Gujarat State Chapter Committee of IYA was held on April 15, 2020. It was attended by Shri Acharya Birju Maharaj ji, Chairman, Shri Kamlesh Udasi ji, Vice Chairman, Smt. Meetal Koticha…

Pages from the Past

Nostalgia – IYA Unfolded 

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

Vedanta Bharati organises Shankarayasholahari 

Vedanta Bharati recently organized Shankarayasholahari under the direct patronage of Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetham Bharathi Theertha Mahaswamiji and Sri Vidhushekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji. The two-day event was held in Whitefield, Bangalore from March 9-10, 2020. It was attended by many yoga and spiritual organisations. Seven Member…

Yoga Events

Hatha Yoga workshop for Yoga Instructors 

Arsha Yoga Gurukulam, Thrissur organized a two day Hatha Yoga workshop for Yoga Instructors on March 7 and 8, 2020. The workshop was supported by Indian Yoga Association. The participants were also given the membership certificates of IYA. The workshop touched various topics under the…

Yoga Events

Maharashtra SCC Meets at TYI 

Maharashtra State Chapter Committee of Indian Yoga Association held its meeting under the Chairmanship of Dr. Satish Pathak at The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, Mumbai on February 21, 2020. The meeting saw discussions on increasing Institutional and Individual memberships by the State Chapter. It was also…

Yoga Research

Yoga Research

Research Papers on Respiratory Health by Member Institutions 

Art of Living Anjum Sayyed, Jyotsna Patil, Vilas Chavan, Shrirang Patil, Sujeet Charugulla, Ajit Sontakke and Neelima Kantak. Study of Lipid Profile and Pulmonary Functions in Subjects Participated in Sudarshan Kriya Yoga. Al Ameen J Med Sci (2010)3(1):42-49 Saicharan G. Bodi, Reddy N. Sagar, Chelluri…

Yoga Research

NMB Published Papers 

Sl. No. Title   1. Raghuram Nagarathna, C. Venkata S. Ram, Sasidharan K. Rajesh, Amit Singh, Vijaya Majum- dar, Suchitra Patil ,Hongasandra R. Nagendra (2019).. Diabetes Prevention through Yoga-Based Lifestyle: A Pan-India Randomized Controlled Trial: Diabetes 2019 Jun; 68 (Supplement 1) 16 2. Nagarathna R,…

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Published Paper in American Diabetes Association 

129-OR: Diabetes Prevention through Yoga-Based Lifestyle: A Pan-India Randomized Controlled Trial RAGHURAM NAGARATHNA, C. VENKATA S. RAM, SASIDHARAN K. RAJESH, AMIT SINGH, VIJAYA MAJUMDAR, SUCHITRA PATIL and HONGASANDRA R. NAGENDRA Diabetes 2019 Jun; 68(Supplement 1): -. https://doi.org/10.2337/db19-129-OR Abstract Objective: The study tested the potency of…

Yoga Academics & Accreditation

Yoga Academics & Accreditation

How to Prepare Theory for YCB Examination? 

by Dr Charu Sharma, Yoga Technical Manager, Indian Yoga Association Personnel Certification Board Quality Certification in Yoga helps Yoga professionals to select the level and category as per their skills and competences. YCB certification ranges from basic yoga protocol to Yoga Teacher & Evaluator. It…

Yoga Academics & Accreditation

Yoga Certificate Board – How it works? 

Yoga Certification Examination by Dr Charu Sharma, Yoga Technical Manager, Indian Yoga Association Personnel Certification Board There has been a staggering rise in the number of individuals and centers offering yoga courses and yoga instruction over a couple of years in India. In order to…

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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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