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,…
Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar, Founder, Art of Living, is elected as Chairman of the Governing Council of the Indian Yoga Association. He took over from Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev, Founder, Patanjali Yog Peeth who welcomed the new Chairman, after completing his term as the first Chairman of the Council.
The Governing Council of Indian Yoga Association is the apex body of the Association consisting of prominent Yoga gurus namely Dr. Pranav Pandya ji, Chancellor, Dev Sanskriti Vishwa Vidyalaya, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev ji, Founder, Isha Foundation, Dr. Hansa Yogendra ji, The Yoga Institute, Swami Chidanand Saraswati ji, President, Parmarth Niketan, Sh OP Tiwari ji, Secretary, Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute, Daaji Kamlesh Patel ji, the Spiritual Head, Heartfulness Institute, Swami Bharat Bhushan ji, Founder, Mokshayatan Yog Sansthan and Dr Ishwara Basavaraddi, Director, MDNIY.
Apart from the members of the Governing Council, the fourth meeting of Governing Council was also attended by Dr. H.R Nagendra, President, IYA, and Smt. Kamlesh Barwal, Secretary General, IYA.