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Pune Celebrates Yoga Mahotsav Ahead of International Yoga Day

The ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ was held in Pune, Maharashtra, to mark the 75-day countdown to the International Day of Yoga. Organized by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga and the National Institute of Naturopathy, Ministry of Ayush, the event witnessed the overwhelming participation of thousands of people. The participants engaged in the practice of the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) starting at 6.00 AM on April 7th, showcasing the growing popularity of Yoga.

Esteemed Guests and Dignitaries

  • The event was graced by the presence of distinguished guests, including Shri Satyajit Paul, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Ayush; Shri Vishwas Mandalik, President, Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Nashik; Smt. Vijayalakshmi Bharadwaj, Director, Ministry of Ayush; Dr. Satya Lakshmi, Director, National Institute of Naturopathy, Pune; and Vaidya Dr. Kashinath Samagandi, Director of MDNIY.
  • Their participation underscored the collective commitment towards promoting Yoga and advancing the cause of personal and societal betterment.

Promoting Yoga as a Global Movement

  • Shri Satyajit Paul, in his address, expressed his delight at Pune hosting the ‘Yoga Mahotsav’ and highlighted Yoga as a global movement towards a healthier and better tomorrow.
  • He appreciated the huge gathering and congratulated the participants for their enthusiasm in embracing Yoga.

Emphasis on Common Yoga Protocol

  • The Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) was given significant importance during the event, with a live demonstration performed by the experts from the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga.
  • More than 5,000 Yoga practitioners participated in the CYP demonstration, which was streamed through various social media platforms of the Ministry of Ayush, MDNIY, and other Yoga institutions.

Collaborative Efforts

  • The Indian Yoga Association’s Maharashtra State Chapter also supported the 75th day IDY-2024 celebration, further reinforcing the collective efforts to promote Yoga worldwide.

The Yoga Mahotsav in Pune served as a testament to the growing popularity and importance of Yoga in fostering personal and societal well-being, as the nation prepares to celebrate the International Day of Yoga.

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