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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State Chapter Activities – March 2021 

Chandigarh Chapter celebrated the Basantotsava
Shri Ajit Handa, Vice Chairman stressed on improving the talent of chil­dren. He said, “Such programs are necessary for complete development of children along with their mental development as well as physical and mental development.”

Mr. Naveen Phulera, Chairman said, “Children are the future of the country. It is extremely important that they are happy for the stronger foundation of national development.” Smt.Krishna Goel, Vice Chairperson also explained that there is a scientific mystery behind Basantotsava.

Rajasthan SCC conducts Webinar on Yoga for Divine Life
A Webinar on “Yoga for Divine Life” was organized on February 6, 2021 by the Rajasthan State Chapter Commit­tee of IYA with Dev Sanskriti Vish­wavidyalaya (DSVV), Haridwar. The program commenced with a welcome address by Dr. Swatantra Sharma, Secretary, Rajasthan State Chapter Committee, IYA and Shri Kapil Dev Kesari, Organizing Secretary, Rajas­than State Chapter Committee, IYA.

Speaking as the main speaker of this webinar, Dr. Chinmay Pandya, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Chinmay Pandya, DSVV said, “The land of India is a sacred since time immemorial and this is famous in the world as Yoga Bhumi. Yoga is not just about relieving physical problems or gaining physical resilience, but yoga is looking for the pos­sibilities of human life. In the form of the rise of the possibility of human life, it can be reached to God and in the form of a fall, the culprit can be animals or vampires. Yoga is going to regulate the attitude towards life, its shape and nature. The ulti­mate goal of yoga is to understand yoga as a means to reach altitude and help every human being to reach the lev­el of higher conscious­ness. This conscious­ness has manifested in various forms and in historical form ev­eryone from Hanuman to Arjuna has been an extension of this con­sciousness. Yoga is the attainment of the right purpose of life.”
The webinar also saw the presence of Shri Ravi Tumuluri, Joint Secretary, IYA. In his address he explained that the purpose of IYA is to bring the flow of unity throughout the world. All the traditions of yoga are being represented IYA. This effort made in India proves that all the people of the world can be unified through yoga.

Dr. Vivek Vijay, Shri Varun Manik and Shri Rajkumar extended their support to the event. The program was conducted by Shri Himanshu Paliwal, Joint Secretary, Social Media, IYA.

UPSCC organizes Seminar on Precautions during Yoga Practice
The Uttar Pradesh State Chapter of IYA conducted a semi­nar on Precautions during Yoga Practice on February 14, 2021. The seminar was addressed by Dr. Amarjeet Yadav, Presi­dent, Shri Bhagwan Singh, Vice-President, Smt.Vandana Ba­ranwal, Joint Secretar, Yogacharya Akhilesh Pandey, Trea­surer, Shri Ashish Tandon and Dr. Brajesh Kumar Gupta.

The aspects and prospects regarding Yoga & Health both were dis­cussed in depth during the session. The discussion focused on yogas­ana practice with cleanliness, empty stomach, prayer, Saatvic aahaar, comfortable clothing, flat place, time, proper breathing, relaxation techniques, and shanti path. Important points like one should avoid jerk­ing/hurry/curry during performing yogasana were also stressed upon.

Several people including Shri Vijay Kumar Mishra, Shri Prince Chaudhary, Shri Amarjeet, Smt.Shalini Mehrotra, Shri Rohit Kaushik, Shri Sanjay Kumar Rai, Shri S L Yadav and Shri Pradeep Pathak attended the seminar. The seminar concluded with Shri Amar Singh Bhadauria, Secretary, UPSCC extending his thanks to all.

All news from the State Chapters are collated by the newsletter team as received from each State Chapter Committee. All State Chapters may take the initiatve of sending your news soon­est to include the same in the next newsletter.

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