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GMM promotes yoga to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee Year 

Ghantali Mitra Mandal (GMM), Member Institute of Indian Yoga Association has entered the Diamond Jubilee Year of its foundation. All at GMM are giving relentless and selfless service to society to make Yoga maximum applicable. On the eve of new year, a grand function of…

RV Institute of Management curates a certification course for senior citizens 

In a groundbreaking move, the RV Institute of Management (RVIM), Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association has curated a month-long certification course tailored specifically for senior citizens, focusing on the Common Yoga Protocol. This innovative course is designed to cater to the unique health and…

SRD Girls Degree College organises Workshop 

SRD Girls Degree College, Hathras, Uttar Pradesh conducts 7days yoga workshop for the post graduate students in association with Indian Yoga Association (IYA). Yogacharya Sumit Kumar Singh, Member, Uttar Pradesh State Chapter, IYA was instrumental in organising the workshop.

Yog Sports Association of Bengal hosts awarness programme 

Yog Sports Association of Bengal, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association organises yoga awarness programme in the remote villages of West Bengal in Megha Yoga Club & Vyamagar in association with Indian Yoga Association. The awareness programs were also conducted in Darjeeling & Coochbehar for…

Jharkhand SCC conducts the 89th day celebration of Yoga Mahotsav 

On the 89th day of the ‘100 Days Countdown Yoga Mahotsav of International Yoga Day 2024,” an event sponsored by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi, under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India, took place in two sessions at Dani…

Anjali Acupressure Therapy and Yoga Center celebrates Holi 

The Anjali Acupressure Therapy and Yoga Center, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association, recently marked the occasion of Holi Milan at Nehru Bal Udyan with vibrant celebrations. Participants joyously engaged in the festivities, adorning each other with flower petals and applying colorful gulal tilak. Amidst…

TNSCC and GTN Arts College organises International Conference 

Tamil Nadu State Chapter of Indian Yoga Association and GTN Arts College (Autonomous), Dindigul jointly held a 2-day International Conference on Physical Education and Yoga recently. The inauguration was presided over by Dr P Balagurusamy, Principal of GTN Arts College. Dr. R. Durai, Director, GTN…

NIRAMAYA offers free training 

NIRAMAYA, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association continues to promote yoga and the motto of the Association to uplift the rural sector of the society. Under the rural project Yog-Chetana and Yogabhishek, NIRAMAYA is offering free yoga training to the students. In March, 2024 about…

Yoga & Happiness organises felicitation ceremony 

Yoga & Happiness, Associate Centre of Indian Yoga Association on March 24, 2024, hosted a memorable convocation and certificate distribution ceremony, honoring over 150 candidates who successfully completed their training and received prestigious certificates from both the Yoga Certification Board (YCB) and IYA. The event…

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…



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17 Apr 2024

Category: Editorial

Editorial

THE SOUND OF YOGA IS SILENCE 

Dr. Sangeeta Laura Biagi and Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani Nada is a pure vibration that is eternal: it has always existed, is always existing, and will always exist because it is the vibrational essence of the Universe. The Sanskrit term Nada expresses the quality of…

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Yoga Chikitsa Recognition by the Indian Yoga Association 

Namaste and greetings from the Indian Yoga Association! We are pleased to share the new developments in IYA of recognising Yoga Chikitsa training programs and therapists in a graded manner. During the International Yoga Summit by IYA at DSVV, Haridwar we honoured 18 pioneers of…

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Yoga and Healthy Ageing 

Yoga is an applied science that re-establishes the lost balance by enriching our mind. It is a classical Indian form that creates a dynamic connectivity between body, mind and soul. Yoga helps one age better and improves flexibility and strength of the body through simple…

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Let’s Set Standards, Not Try To Standardize Yoga 

It has become very common to find people talking about the standardization of Yoga. The standardization of Yoga means that you need to get everybody to agree to ‘One We’ and humankind has never been able to find one way for anything. We all want…

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Overcoming the Obstacles to Sadhana 

Yogacharya Dr AnandaBalayogi Bhavanani, Editor How do we deal with the obstacles, the antaraya-s, the chittavikshepas and their manifestations (sahabhuva)? “Make the mind one pointed and follows one path”, says Maharishi Patañjali. In order to deal with the nine antaraya and the four accompanying manifestations,…

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YOGA CHIKTSA 

A Path to Wholesomeness According to our Guru Yogamaharishi Dr Swami Gitananda Giri Guru Maharaj, ‘Yoga Chikitsa is virtually as old as Yoga itself, indeed, the ‘return of mind that feels separated from the Universe in which it exists’ represents the first Yoga therapy. Yoga…

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Yogic Perspectives on Depression 

I was dumbstruck when Sumathi (name changed for privacy) walked into my office one day and said, “Doctor, Yoga is the best antidepressant ever created”! A truly wonderful and sincere ‘from-the-heart’ statement from a lady, who had suffered depression for more than a decade, and…

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Pranayama as Therapy 

Yogacharya Dr AnandaBalayogi Bhavanani, Editor Pranayama has immense therapeutic potential in a wide range of psychosomatic disorders and can be used either as a monotherapy or in combination with Asanas and other aspects of Yoga. Importance must also be placed on right diet and right…

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Psychosomatic Mechanisms of Yoga 

Yogacharya Dr AnandaBalayogi Bhavanani, Editor Yoga understands the influence of the mind on the body as well as that of the body on the mind. This is the principle of adhi-vyadhi elucidated in the Yoga Vasishta more than 5000 years ago! It is interesting that…


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