Enjoy the Advantages of Yoga-India is celebrating International Yoga day on 21 june


National Health Editors’ Conference on the theme – “Yoga for Holistic Health – Recent Research was inaugurated by Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State fqor AYUSH (Independent Charge), at National Media Centre in New Delhi .

The Conference is being organised by Ministry of AYUSH in association with Press Information Bureau and is a part of the series of planned events leading to the International Day of Yoga – 2016 that will be celebrated on 21st of June. The aim of the Conference is to ensure wider dissemination of benefits of Yoga to the public through the media. Over one hundred Health Editors from various national and regional media organizations attended the conference.



Six eminent experts in the field of Yoga and wellness presented various scientific and technical developments related to Yoga at the Conference. These are – Dr. Shirley Telles, Director, Patanjali Research Foundation, Dr. Rajvi H. Mehta, Chief Scientist at Iyengar Yogashraya, Dr. S.C. Manchanda, Cardiologist at Sir Gangaram Hospital, Dr. Usha Kiran, Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, AIIMS, Dr H.R. Nagendra, Chancellor SVYASA Yoga University and Dr. Ishwar V. Basavaraddi, Director, Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga. These experts will present highlights from recent research works from around the world on different aspects of Yoga and its utility in the promotion of health and prevention and management of various physical and mental disorders.

Setting the stage ahead of the second International Day of Yoga on June 21, Naik said though there is no need for a holiday because yoga is to be done in the morning, his ministry will put forward the proposal to the government in the interest of promoting a practice with multiple benefits to the masses.

Naik also clarified that though without chanting of ‘Om’ yoga cannot be complete and therefore, it has been included in the common protocol, it is not mandatory. Like last year, the ministry has also left out Suryanamaskar this year from Yoga Day celebrations.

Urged by PM Modi, the United Nations had announced the International Day of Yoga in 2014 after 191 nations voted in favour of the initiative taken by India. While last year, the day was celebrated in New Delhi’s Rajpath with Modi taking the lead, this year the government has chosen Chandigarh to host the event.

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