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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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07 Aug 2020
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IDY2020 – All Aboard Online! 

At the outset, I offer you a special heartfelt greeting on the occasion of the just concluded 6th International Day of Yoga (IDY), celebrated worldwide on 21st June 2020. We have all had a most amazing IDY2020 with the whole world of Yoga coming together…

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The World of Yoga, Goes Completely Online! 

Over the past three months, the entire “World of Yoga” seems to have gone online completely with classes and events being offered galore all over the net. Institutions as well as individual teachers have started offering innumerable sessions online both for free as well as…

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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….

Yoga Events & Activities

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Associate Centers celebrates IDY @Home 

Chiranjiv Foundation celebrates IDY differently Chiranjiv Foundation is the Associate Centre of IYA. Chiranjiv Foundation celebrated 6th International Day of Yoga in association with Rathi Foundation and Balkayan Sanstha, Pune with special children. Yoga is a conventional long-established and time-tested art and therapeutic science that…

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Virtual Celebration of Yoga, Music, and Meditation 

Heartfulness Institute presented a grand virtual celebration of Yoga, Music, and Meditation ‘Uniting Humanity through Yoga and Compassion’ in association with the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, United Nations Information Center and Indian Yoga Association on June 21, 2020 to celebrate 6th IDY. The…

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SPPPRC meets on June 29, 2020 

The members of Standing Director, Standing Publicity, Publication & P.R. Committee of Indian Yoga Association met on June 29, 2020 to discuss the activities undertaken and developments during the month. The activities conducted as part of celebrations of 6th International Day of Yoga were also…

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Healthcare Sector Skill Council Meetings held 

The second meeting of Yoga National Committee and Technical Committee meeting of Healthcare Sector Skill Council was held on June 3, 2020 from 11am- 12 noon & 12noon- 2pm respectively. The third meeting of Yoga National Committee meeting was held from 10.30 am- 11.30 am…

Member Institutes

Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari 

Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari commenced the celebrations of IDY with Yog Abhyas, whic AAYUSH schedule which was followed by Prayer, Prastavik, Geet, Parichay & VIVEKVANI, Udhbodhan by Nivedita Didi, All India Vice President, Vivekananda Kendra, KanyaKumari, Sankalp and Shantimantra. Vivekananda Kendra also held a webinar on…

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The Art of Living, Bengaluru 

The Art of Living celebrated IDY with the session on ‘Yoga for Humanity’. Later in the evening, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji shared his message of ‘The Purpose of Yoga’ with the world. “The purpose of Yoga is to have unconditional love, an uninterrupted…

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Parmarth Niketan, Haridwar 

Steeped in the inspiration and divine blessings of Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, Parmarth Niketan began the celebrations of 6th International Day of Yoga – ‘Ghar Ghar se Yoga – Yoga from Home’ with mantra, meditation, yoga asana, pranayama, Surya Namaskar. Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati ji…

Yoga Research

Yoga Research

NMB Research Papers 

S. No Title Authors Journal J Impact F actor Status 1 Diabetes Prevention through Yoga-Based Lifestyle: A Pan-India Randomized Controlled Trial Raghuram Nagarathna,Venkata S. Ram, Sasidharan K. Rajesh, Amit Singh, Vijaya Majumdar, Suchitra Patil, Hongasandra R Nagendra Diabetes (ADA) 7.273 (Abstract) Published 2 Distribution of…

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Standing Research Committee Meeting discusses CHAS 

The meeting of Standing Research Committee (SRC) of IYA was held on May 29, 2020 by video conference (Google Meet) at 11.00 am. The meeting witnessed the presence of Guruji Dr.HR Nagendra, President Shri Ravi Tumuluri, Joint Secretary, Smt Divyya Kanchibhotla, Working Director, SRC, Smt…

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IYA, INYGMA and CCRYN join hands for CHAS 

Indian Yoga Association, Indian Naturopathy and Yoga Graduates Medical Association (INYGMA) and Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN) have joined hands for Corona Health Awareness Scale (CHAS): A study on behaviour patterns and usage of AYUSH systems in COVID-19. The survey aims…

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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…

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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 for Practical Examination? 

by Dr Charu Sharma, Yoga Technical Manager, Indian Yoga Association Personnel Certification Board Previously, we had discussed about theory exam preparation. In this issue, we will discuss about preparation of practical part of examination. IYA PrCB, with the consent of YCB makes a panel of…

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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…

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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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