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IYA celebrates  8th International Day of Yoga – 2022
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IYA celebrates 8th International Day of Yoga – 2022 

IYA – Member Institutions

Art of Living

A glimpse on the International Day of Yoga celebrations across the globe by @artofliving !

Amrita Yoga – Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Led by our Chancellor Amma , University staff, students, alumni and others have joined all at Amritapuri Ashram to perform Yoga all together as part of the #YogaDay celebrations.

All #University #campuses have commenced and celebrated International Yoga Day celebrations. #Yoga is offered as part of extracurricular and co-curricular activities since the inception of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Dr. Manoj P, the campus director, addressed students and staff on the relevance of Yoga in the present world. Dr. Sriram Devanathan, Principal, Amrita School of Engineering, #Bengaluru campus addressed the gathering on the importance of #Yoga in our life. Prof. Manish Rajan Walvekar, the Amrita Darshanam Coordinator, delivered a speech on ‘Yoga is reflected in the Bhagavad Gita.’ Prof. Raghavendra Ravi Kiran K., Mechanical Engineering, and our students B. Mohaneeshwar Reddy and Addanki Riya Sai demonstrated Yoga asanas effortlessly. Prizes were distributed to the Yoga competition winners. Yoga Instructor, Mr. Pavan Kumar, proposed a vote of thanks and instructed the basic Yoga practices of the gathered participants.

Isha Foundation

The 8th International Yoga Day with the theme of ‘Yoga for Humanity’ was celebrated at various places across the district on Tuesday.

A total of 500 people, including college students and volunteers, practised yoga and breathing exercises at an event organised by the Isha Foundation at Codissia grounds. Jaggi Vasudev, founder of Isha Foundation, said, “Yoga means unity. Yoga is common for all, irrespective of religious and cultural differences.”

ICYER (International Centre for Yoga Education and Research)

Day 8 of the international Yoga therapy Convention as part of SBV Yoga Mahotsav 2022 organised by CYTER of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth

Yoga and Human Excellence by Dr.Chinmay Pandya, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar

Cultural Misappropriation and Yoga Therapy by Dr.Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Director, CYTER, Pondicherry

International Yoga Day 2022 session conducted for students of MGMCRI by CYTER Team at SBV

Kaivalyadhama S.M.Y.M. Samiti

Kaivalyadhama Celebrates the auspicious 8th International Day of Yoga. Here are a few glimpses of the event at Kaivalyadhama, Lonavala.

To celebrate IDY 2022, Kaivalyadhama is conducting sessions at Heritage/Iconic Cultural Sites. Here are the glimpses of Karla Caves, Lonavala.

Kaivalyadhama celebrating International Day of Yoga at Rajabai Tower, Mumbai. The Occasion was graced by Chief Guest Shri Madhukar Pandey (IPS, Hon’ble Additional Director General, EoW, Maharashtra), Guest of Honour Shri. Subodh Tiwari, Hon. Secretary | CEO – Kaivalyadhama and Dr Hemlata Bagla (Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, HSNC University, Mumbai).
Kaivalyadhama celebrated International Day of Yoga with the Indian Medical Association, Thane. Dr. Gayatri Gohil and Ms. Suruchi Mittal have conducted the session.

Kaivalyadhama conducted a session for the Cadets of INS Valsura, Jamnagar, Gujarat, Approx 1500 Cadets attended the session.
The session was taken by Mr. Devang Chotai.

Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram

Sri S Sridharan, Senior Mentor & Therapist, leading the 8th International Day of Yoga at The Great Chola Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu India.

This event is organised by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India as part of celebrating IDY 2022 at 75 iconic locations across India.

Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY)

Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi performed yoga at the main event of the eighth edition of the International Day of Yoga in the heritage city of Mysuru in Karnataka.

People from all walks of life participated in the Yoga celebrations along with the Prime Minister at the Mysore Palace ground.

Hon’ble Minister of Law & Justice, Shri. Kiren Rijiju along with Indian Army, ITBP, District Administration, and local folks of Anjaw district participated in Yoga event held at Dong, easternmost place of India in Arunachal Pradesh which receives the first sun rays in our country.

Union Minister for I&B and Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Anurag Thakur performs Yoga at Sujanpur Tira, Himachal Pradesh

Hon’ble Minister of State for Home affairs Shri Nityanand Rai performed Yoga at Tryambakeshwar Temple, Nasik.

Hon’ble Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, on the occasion of 8th International Yoga Day, practiced yoga in a yoga camp organized at Bateshwar-Padawali MP in Morena district today and threw light on the importance of yoga.

Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs and Education Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh participate in #IDY2022 at the iconic Angkor Wat in Cambodia along with several high officials

Hon’ble Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines, Shri Pralhad Joshi along with Jagadguru Sri Vachananand Swamiji and Panchamasali Jagadguru Peetha took part in yoga event organized at the Heritage city Hampi. More than 8,000 Yoga enthusiasts took part in the celebration and made the Yoga Day historical.

On 8th #InternationalDayofYoga2022, Hon’ble Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh performed yoga along with BSF Troops at BOP Octroi in Suchetgarh border. Sh. Jugal Kishore Dharma Member Parliament along with 3,000 people including BSF persons, students, civilians were also present.

Hon’ble External Affairs Minister of India Dr. S. Jaishankar participated in the Yoga Day event at Purana Qila, New Delhi with members of the diplomatic community, international and Indian students amongst others.

Hon’ble Minister of Steel, Shri RCP Singh celebrated international Day of Yoga 2022 at Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya, Bihar.

Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Smt Anupriya Patel अनुप्रिया पटेल celebrated the 8th #InternationalDayofYoga2022 with yoga enthusiasts at Shahi Quila, Jaunpur and performed various asanas.

Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Shri Som Parkash – Union Minister of State participated in the #YogaDay programme with Hon’ble Governor of Punjab Shri Banwari Lal Purohit Ji at Rock Garden, Chandigarh.

Hon’ble Union Minister Shri Hardeep Singh Puri participated in celebrating #InternationalYogaDay2022 from Delhi’s Red Fort – one of the 75 iconic locations chosen for this momentous event.

Shri Kishan Reddy Gangapuram , Hon’ble Union Minister for Tourism, Culture and Development of North Eastern Region – DoNER graced the 8th International Day of Yoga 2022 at Parade Ground, Secunderabad, Telangana. Badminton star P V Sindhu and hundreds of people from various walks of life participated in the Yoga programme

Glimpses of Hon’ble Union Minister for Civil Aviation Shri Jyotiraditya M Scindia participating in a Yoga Session at the historic Gwalior Fort.

Hon’ble Defence Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh performed Yoga to mark #InternationalDayofYoga.

Hon’ble Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari today took part in an event in Nagpur to mark #InternationalDayofYoga

Hon’ble Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu performing Yoga at a program organized by the Ministry of Tourism in Secunderabad today on the occasion of International Yoga Day.

Hon’ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya performed yoga at Statue of Unity, Kevadia, Gujarat.

Hon’ble Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi attended Common Yoga Protocol in Kanyakumari on the occasion of #IDY2022.

Hon’ble Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi performs Yoga at Panch Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri on International Day of Yoga2022.

Hon’ble Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman performs yoga during the International Day of Yoga 2022 programme at Jantar Mantar.

Hon’ble Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal lead the International Day Of Yoga celebrations near the iconic Brahma Sarovar in Kurukshetra, Haryana.

Greetings on International Day of Yoga! Yoga is a part of our ancient Indian heritage. India’s gift to humanity, it is a holistic approach to health and well-being, balancing our mind, body and soul. I urge everyone to make Yoga a part of your daily life & experience its benefits- Hon’bel President of India Sh. Ramnath Kovind Ji

Mokshayatan Yog Sanathan

IDY 2022 celebration at premises of Somnath Jyotirling temple Gujarat by Gurudev Swami Bharat Bhushan ji & Acharya Pratishtha ji with mass participation

Gurudev Swami Bharat Bhushan ji, YogShivir for Saint Francis School by Yogacharya Navneesh of MokshayatanYogSansthan

Yog shivir of Mokshayatan Yog Sansthan for Indian Army officers, Mounted army and family at Remount Veterinary core, Class conducted by Yogacharya Anita ji.

Gurudev Swami Bharat Bhushan ji today Yog Shivir started at District Jail Saharanpur for the benefit of prisoners and jail officials. Gurudev himself initiated the event with Presence of Dr Dharmveer Prajapati Minister for Jails, Sh.Mukesh Chaudhary MLA Gangoh, Sh.Rajeev Gumbar MLA Saharanpur, Ms.Amita Sharma Jail Suprintendent.

Mokshayatan Yog Sansthan started 11 days Yog shivir for celebration of IDY 2022 at Raj Bhawan Lucknow on the initiative of HE Governor of UP Smt. Anandiben Patel ji. Yogacharya Sh. Amit Garg, Bharat Yogi Dr.Tejswita, Bharat Yogi Smt.Rachita Vyas conducted the session which will be concluded on 21st June.

Organised jointly by Mokshayatan Yog Sansthan Moradabad Branch and Police trading School for police officers at police training ground Moradabad UP with participation of more than 1000. Session take by Bharat Yogi Sh.Amit Garg ji.

Ambika prasad inter college Moradaba, Session taken by Bharat Yogi Sh.D.Johri ji

Parmanand Yoga, Parmanand University Trust

Grand Celebrations of IDY by Paramanand Institute of Yoga Sciences & Research at World Heritage site, Khajuraho, famous for unique statues, arts, knowledge, wisdom, spirituality.

Program was conducted with the support of Government of India AYUSH Ministry, Agriculture Ministry, Archeology department, MP Government.

International Day of Yoga Celebration at IIT Indore guide by Paramanand Yoga Team. Dr. Omanand Guruji and Lokesh Carpenter inspired the gatherings with Yoga.

Parmarth Niketan

Hon’ble CM of Uttarakhand Shri Pushkar Singh Dhamiji leads State’s Yoga Day Celebration from Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh with Yoga Gurus HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawatiji

Joined by Hon’ble Cabinet Ministers of Uttarakhand Shri Subodh Uniyalji and Shri Premchand Aggarwalji, with MLAs Smt Renu Bishtji, Rajkumar Poriji, Mayor of Rishikesh Smt Anita Mamgainji and many other eminent dignitaries

Yoga lovers, seekers, devotees and pilgrims from across India and around the world join in the Yoga Capital of the World – Rishikesh – at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram as a part of 75th Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav of Yoga Day, at an event jointly organized by the Department of AYUSH, Government of Uttarakhand in collaboration with Parmarth Niketan

Patanjali Yogpeeth

International Yoga Day 2022, Yog Guru Ramdev on June 21 performed yoga at Patanjali Yogpeeth in Haridwar. Children and many other people also attended the event. The theme of the International Yoga Day 2022 is ‘Yoga for Humanity’. Yoga day will be celebrated at 75 iconic locations across the country.

Samutkarsh Academy of Yoga, Meditation And Holistic Living

On 21st June 2022, on the auspicious occasion of Eighth International Yoga Day, two yoga practice programs in the morning and evening were organized free of cost by Samutkarsh Yoga Academy, Ahmedabad.

In the morning session, a general yoga practice program specified by the Government of India was organized from 07.00 to 08.00 in the morning, in which other participants of the society including the regular yoga practitioners of Samutkarsh Academy, whose number was more than 225. The program was attended by the trustee and honorary minister of Samutkarsh Academy, Shri Haresh Bhai Trivedi and all the yoga teachers of the institute. The program was started by Purviben Shah, followed by Dr. Ajay Dubey, the Head of the Yoga Department, in the program, the practice of normal yoga practice was done. During the exercise, Dr. Dubey emphasized on how Yoga will prove to be useful for humanity. At the end of the program, group photographs were taken with everyone and Prasad was also distributed. The program was presided over by Shri Haresh Bhai Trivedi Trustee and Honorary Minister.

Subsequently, as per the instructions of the Indian Yoga Association, a video was made by Samutkarsh Sansthan on Yoga for Humanity in which the statement was given by Dr. Ajay Dubey.

The evening session was organized from 06.00 to 07.00 in which classical Pranayama and meditation training were practiced. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Ajay Dubey. In the workshop, about 75 participants benefited from classical pranayama and meditation training. The program was presided over by Shri Surendra Bhai Patel Kaka, Honorable President of Samutkarsh Trust. Trustee and Honorary Minister Shri Haresh Bhai Trivedi, Secretary of Indian Yoga Association Gujarat Chapter Shri Kamlesh Udasi Ji, Tridandi Swami Hrishikesh Ji Maharaj and more than 300 dignitaries of the city participated in both morning and evening sessions.

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram

The Yoga Institute

The Yoga Institute creates waves with Yoga by the Bay for International Yoga Day 2022. More than 10000 people joined us for a live yoga session. The event was organized by The Yoga Institute in association with The Times of India, Mickey Mehta and Shaina NC and was supported by the Ministry Of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Textile, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Seepz and ECGC. The Yoga Institute organized more than 500 events for the day globally. Let us know which one was your favorite!

Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (VYASA)

Prashanti Kutiram’ S-VYASA Headquarters

IDY-2022 Celebration in S-VYASA Campus was organized and conducted in three different venues for students of all courses, teaching, and nonteaching
staff of S-VYASA and Sushrutha Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital.

One of the venues was Samskriti Bhavan, in which more than 200 teaching, non-teaching staff and students’ of Sushrutha Ayurvedic Medical College participated and practiced the CYP – IDY program under the supervision of Dr. Vasudeva Vaidya, Deputy Medical Superintendent, Arogyadhama.

The other two venues were Santosha and Mangal Mandir, in which more than 200 and 150 students and staff of S-VYASA participated and practiced the CYP -IDY program under the guidance of Mr. Shaliesh Pradhan, Mr. Dharnesh, Mr. Nixon, Mrs. Simla Nixon, Dr. Pranab, Mrs. Ashwini, and other faculty members.

Overall in charge of all the three venues and programs were Dr. Sony Kumari, Dr. Vikas Rawat,
and Mr. Veeresh.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra

8th International Yoga Day with the theme of ‘Yoga for Humanity’ was celebrated at Telugu Prant – Kadapa

International Yoga Day at Vivekananda Kendra

Yoga session for brothers and sisters on the occasion of 8th International Yoga Day by Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari Branch Shimla.

Yoga session for brothers and sisters on the occasion of 8th International Yoga Day by Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari Branch Shimla.

“Yoga is essential in life” – Surasagar, #Jodhpur Legislator Suryakanta Vyas ji

“Regular practice of yoga keeps the health of both the individual and the society good. Vivekananda Kendra has been providing this service to the society for the last many years which is commendable” – above quote by the legislature Suryakanta Vyas ji organized by Vivekananda Kendra in Gita Bhawan courtyard Said in the program of 8th International Yoga Day. He felicitated the attendees for their enthusiastic participation. The participants in the program collectively practiced the International Yoga Protocol.

At the end of the practice everyone took a pledge to do regular yoga.

This yoga science camp to be organized on a large scale, Bharat Vikas Parishad Main Branch Beawar, Bharat Vikas Parishad Swami Vivekananda Branch Beawar, Laghu Udyog Bharati Branch Beawar, Bharat Swabhiman and Patanjali Yog Samiti, Beawar, Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari and Heartfulness Beawar joint aegis of all In the local Shahpura Mohalla, Gokulam Garden was started at 5:30 in the morning.

Yoga Vidya Gurukul

8th International Yoga Day was celebrated at in the premises of ancient temple of Shri
Tryambakashwar, Nashik. OUR Institute Yoga Vidya Gurukul was assigned the work of training Yoga\

Protocol in this function. Our teachers carried out the training successfully. The function was
presided and guided by by Honorable State Home Minister Shri. Nityanand ray.

Moreover we are glad to inform that Yoga vidya Gurukul Nashik has conducted yoga protocol presentations on this International Yoga day through our 156 + branches and at at 589 + different places of schools and institutes reaching over 75182 yoga sadhak and civilians through yoga in state of Maharashtra .

Yoga Vidya Niketan

There were 84 programmes on 21st June 2022 in which 8th IDY was celebrated, either organised by Yoga Vidya Niketan (YVN) or in association with YVN. In this 260 teachers of YVN volunteered and 3846 participants took part. Apart from that from 22nd May to 27th June 2022 total 16 programmes were arranged in which 110 YVN teachers were involved and 966 participants took advantage. Thus total 100 events and 4812 participants enjoyed the guidance of 370 YVN teachers.

We had 37 Online Summer Course Centers in the month of May 2022, all these practiced CYP on 21st June under the guidance of their respective team of teachers. Our physical as well as online Regular centers also practiced CYP in their respective classes. Apart from that many Schools, Colleges and Corporate bodies organized the programs in association with YVN, either practiced CYP under the guidance of our teachers or organized Lectures/Workshops of our expert teachers.

In the month of June 7 Online Workshops and 6 more Workshops on hybrid mode were arranged on topics like Shuddhi kriya, Sooryanamaskar, Pranayam, Meditation, Shankhaparakshalan and PCOD. Prior to that on 22nd May 2022, YVN organized half day Yogotsav program under 30 days count down to IDY, in association with MDIY, Delhi; in which 350 participants physically took advantage at Vashi, Navi Mumbai and many more online live stream. Apart from that, after two years gap of pandemic, ‘Happy Street’ program was arranged on Palm Beach road of Navi Mumbai by Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) and Traffic Police Navi Mumbai in association with local MLA Mrs. Manda Mhatre sponsored by Times of India group, on Sundays 5th and 12th June 2022, which promoted Yoga preaching along with other fun activities like skating, zumba, dance, sketches etc. Yoga Vidya Niketans counter was widely appreciated by many, our teachers taught CYP and other Yoga practices in the three hours span.

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