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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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22 Jan 2021

Category: Editorial


Yoga Shows the Way 

Guruji Dr HR Nagendra, (President, Indian Yoga Association) My dear Brothers and Sisters, The year 2020 was challenging for all of us in many ways. The lockdown and confinement brought frustrations, boredom, anxiety, etc. in people at large in all the countries. This lead to…



A Report on Novel Initiatives by the CYTER of SBV Current scenario across the globe: The COVID19 invasion of the whole world has brought with it a great deal of stress for each and every individ­ual on this planet. The pandemic is advancing at a…


Integrating Yoga in Health Professions Education 

Modern medical advancements provide the rationale for integration of various traditional healing techniques like Yoga, Naturopathy, Ayurveda, Siddha and Music to promote health, healing and longevity. Government of India is currently promoting indigenous systems of health in an active manner through Ministry of AYUSH. The…


Yogasanas as a Sporting Activity for the Youth 

Yogasana Sport is the best activity for the youth of our beloved country as it entails virtually no infrastructure nor equipment that is required in other sports such as Cricket, Football, Hockey etc. It acts as a catalyst in stimulating the youth to take up…


Yoga is a Living Tradition that Requires a Living Lineage! 

Yoga, one of the greatest treasures of our Indian culture is a living tradition. It is a mindful and conscious way of noble living that depends on the Guru-Sishya Parampara, the abundant living reservoir of traditional wisdom of this timeless art and science. This unbroken…


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…


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…


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….


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…


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…