Practice of the Month


Flax Sesame Crackers 

Flax Sesame Crackers are a healthy light wheat cracker with good quantity of sesame seeds and flax seeds. Oats used in the dish are rich in antioxidants, lowers cholesterol, improves blood sugar. Flax seeds are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids reduces inflammation and…

YVNites honored at KKSU 

In 12th Convocation of Kavi Kulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek on March 6, 2024, YVN trained teacher (33rd YTTC Dadar), Smt Vanita Mugdam felicitated with gold medal for standing highest in M. A. in Yogashastra through open and distance education (ODL) by scoring 86.5 %…

YVN to conclude Golden Jubilee Celebrations 

Yoga Vidya Niketan, Member Institute, Indian Yoga Association is celebrating its Golden Jubilee Year from March 2023 to April 2024. Concluding function of Golden Jubilee Year Celebration will be held on April 9, 2024, in between 4pm to 7pm, at Yoga Bhavan, the own structure…

YVN organises events to promote Yoga 

Annual Exhibition Yoga Vidya Niketan, Member Institute of Indian Yoga Association held one day program on Annual Exhibition cum lectures on January 14, 2024 at Yoga Bhavan, Vashi, Navi Mumbai. After floral salute to statue of Swami Kuvalayanand and founder of YVN late Yogacharya Padmashri…

J&K UTCC announces Scholarship Certification Program 

The Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory Chapter Committee in association with Swaraj Yoga Institute announced a scholarship certification program from various categories, border areas and BPL background. The announcement was made under the chairmanship of Dr Shreyansh Jain and Shri Anil Swaraj, Founder, Swaraj Yoga…

Chandigarh SCC organizes Yoga Camp 

Chandigarh State Chapter of Indian Yoga Association organized 5 Days Yoga Camp for a healthy Lifestyle at Government College of Commerce and Business Administration (GCCBA Chandigarh, a constituent college of the Panjab University), Sector 50, Chandigarh from February 26 – March 1, 2024. This boot…

Karnataka SCC conducts GBM at Art of Living Ashram 

Karnataka State Chapter Committee of the Indian Yoga Association organised its General Body Meeting on January 28, 2024 with the blessings of Gurudev Shri Shri Ravishankar, Chairman, Indian Yoga Association at the Art of Living International Center, Bengaluru. The event was attended by the members…

Chandigarh SCC celebrates Republic Day at Consulate General of India, Canada 

Glimpses of the Republic Day celebrations by Shri Ajit Handa, Chairperson, Chandigarh State Chapter Committee at Consulate General of India, Vancouver. He was on a vacation in Canada with is daughter.

SAHS and IYA celebrates International Mind Body Wellness Day 

The NSS unit, School of Allied Health Sciences, Salem, Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation (DU) in collaboration with Indian Yoga association celebrated International Mind Body Wellness Day on January 3. On the occasion an awareness programme was held at the Skill Lab Auditorium. Prof.Dr.B.Sendilkumar, Director, SAHS,…

Shree Kala Yoga organises Yoga Trainer Camp 

Shree Kala Yoga, Associate Centre, Indian Yoga Association in along with Gujarat State Yog Board organised Yog Trainer Camp in Gandhidham. As many as 35 trainee attended the 45 days long training camp that commenced on December 1, 2023. The camp culminated on January 16,…

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11 Apr 2024


Yog Kumbh: A Unique Confluence of Yoga Traditions
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Yog Kumbh: A Unique Confluence of Yoga Traditions 

In one-of-its-kind of initiative, Indian Yoga Association organised a Yog Kumbh at Kumbh Mela, Prayagraj 2019 from January 31 – February 7, 2019 with the support of Ministry of Tourism. It was truly a confluence, a Kumbh Mela as all participants from different traditions actually participated in all sessions, respecting each other’s tradition and performing the techniques and practices of other traditions. As many as 32 Yoga Schools and Traditions of Indian Yoga Association participated. The highlights of the Yoga Kumbh encapsulated Yoga Sessions and Satsangs with Gurus, Yoga Expo, Exhibition for different classical and contemporary yoga traditions, research on yoga by S-VYASA, bhakti yoga immersion workshops by different schools of yoga showcasing their tradition, multimedia light and sound laser show and yoga therapy consultations.

Kaivalyadham, Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Sahaj Marg, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), Sri Sri School of Yoga, The Art of Living, Sri Aurobindo Society, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Parmarth Niketan, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), The Yoga Institute, Yoga Vidya Gurukul and other schools of yoga tradition participated in the first of-its-kind of endeavour.

Kumbh Mela brought Yogrishi Swami Ramdevji Maharaj, Pujya Gurudev Sri Sri Ravishankar ji, Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji together on the same platform. The participation at the Morning Yoga Sessions was more than 1000 on normal days and on the 4th February, the day of Mauni Amavasya, the crowd gathered at the yoga open-air stage was about 50000 people.

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