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IYA Central Secretariat’s Outreach Efforts 

On the 19th July, IYA team including Prof Kambhampati Subrahmanyam, Sri DR Kaarthikeyan and Ravi Tumuluri visited Rajarajeshwari Temple and paid their respects to Sri Sri Sri Jayendra Puri Mahaswamiji, the present pontiff of Sri Kailash Ashrama Mahasamshtana. Sri Sri Sri Tiruchi Swamigal was the…

Daaji’s Message from Kanha! 

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,…

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29 Nov 2022

Category: Obituary


Swami Mahadevananda ji 

With profound grief and sorrow, IYA regrets to inform that Swami Mahadevananda ji, 81, left his mortal coil on August 30, 2021 in Chiang Rai, North Thailand, due to natural causes. He served the organisation for over forty years, including being Acharya for the Yoga…


Obituary – October 2021 

With profound grief and sorrow, IYA regrets to inform that our beloved Guruji, Yogacharya ‘Padmashri’ Sadashiv Nimbalkar, the Founder-Director-Chairman of Yoga Vidya Niketan (YVN) left for heavenly abode at 2 am on Thursday i.e. September 30, 2021 after living a full and contented life of…



Swami Maheshananda ji With profound grief and sorrow, IYA regrets to inform that Swami Maheshananda ji left his mortal coil on June 28, 2021 at 1:50 pm. Chairman and spiritual guide to Kaivalyadhama, Member Institute, IYA for more than 3 decade, he guided the institution…



IYA expresses heartfelt shraddhanjali as Dr M.V. Bhole, one of the greatest Yoga teacher and eminent Yogacharya left for his heavenly abode on April 13, 2021. He was a medical physiologist and developed Anubhava yoga, a practice of yoga therapy, health education and wellness for…


Yoga Guru Swami Adhyatmananda Maharaj 

Yoga Guru Swami Adhyatmananda Maharaj attained mahasamadhi on May 8, 2021 at the age of 77 years. He was the Head of Sivananda Ash­ram, Ahmedabad. A great teacher, writer, orator, singer, multi-linguist, multi-tasking, Vedanti and great Yoga Maestro who has produced almost 6000 plus Yoga…