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Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 23 Jun 2015 12:48
by Murugan
In the great Indian Desert - IA

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Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 23 Jun 2015 12:51
by Murugan
17000+ @ CGI Dubai, Al Wasl Sports club

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Article before the event

http://sport360.com/article/going-out/3 ... ional-yoga

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 23 Jun 2015 13:04
by Murugan
Where is this

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Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 23 Jun 2015 13:12
by Murugan
In-flight Yoga

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Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 23 Jun 2015 13:16
by Murugan
Istanbul - Turkey

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Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 24 Jun 2015 02:13
by Shankas
Murugan wrote:Where is this

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Brewery district Toronto

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 24 Jun 2015 03:04
by KJo
I am amazed how the Indian Govt pulled this off. Amazing.
Yoga practiced in Islamic countries too! I hope we capitalize on it and make it another revenue source.

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 24 Jun 2015 04:33
by Abhay_S
This is a tight slap on the face of Sikullar forces.

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 24 Jun 2015 04:38
by Raja Bose
Now when some Congi or AAPtard comes to me glorifying RaGa or Kejri, I tell them that Modi is on a different level altogether, unlike their ghisa-pita netas. :mrgreen: If the Indian public despite seeing all that Modi has achieved in just 1 year still votes for one of these Congi/AAP scum in the next general elections, then they should stop whining and deserve to be looted and scammed.

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 24 Jun 2015 05:19
by SriKumar
Indeed, it was beyond surprising to see Day of Yoga celebrated in Saudi Arabia, where non-islamic religion is officially banned. They were surprisingly accommodating and no fuss about it; it must have burned our Pakistani brothers no end to see this.

By the way, a minor nitpick for thread title:per GOI it is 'International Day of Yoga' (not Intl Yoga day).

https://www.indianembassy.org/yoga/

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 24 Jun 2015 05:29
by KJo
I love it that PM Modi himself takes the initiative to be the face of these programs, like swach Bharat, IYD etc. Some of my FB buddies (AAP/Cong sympathizers and Hindu) get major khujli and are complaining how Modi is misusing Yoga, and "commoditizing" it. They got smacked upside down by their own friends. :D

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 26 Jun 2015 09:28
by Murugan
Qatar Post releases stamp on Yoga to commemorate IYD

http://nricafe.com/2015/06/q-post-relea ... -yoga-day/

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 26 Jun 2015 10:28
by Manny
The leftist trash Daily Mall has an article saying NAzi Hitler and his SS were fascinated by Yoga and that they did Yoga in the concentration camp. etc.

The teacher who ran it had disciples in 50 German towns and cities.Himmler, obsessed as he was with hocus-pocus race theories and mysticism relating to his S.S. 'supermen,' carried around a German copy of the Bhagavad Gita with him wherever he went.


He regarded the ancient Sanskrit epic as being a blueprint for cruelty and terror, using it, said Tietke, to ultimately justify the Holocaust.
He wrote; "He identified himself and the SS with the old Indian Kshatriya caste and its publicised attitude of unscrupulous killing for one's 'higher purpose.'"
Tietke says Himmler's attitude to 'karma'
was never better displayed than at the secret speech he made to senior S.S. men at Poznan in 1943 when he spoke of the noble, virtuous work his butchers were performing in eliminating the Jews of Europe and Russia.
Himmler was also interested in other early Indian religious writings of India, including the Rigveda which contains the mythology of the Hindu gods. “These celebrated the racism of the Aryan immigrating from central Asia to India, killing and a driving out designated 'inferior' opponents," said Tietke.



Do you guys see how they are rewriting history and blaming the Hindus for the Holocaust?

We need to oppose this kind of nonsense at every step.

First, lets say it loud and clear. 6 million Jews were sent to the oven and burned to death because Jews would not convert to Christianity.

Luther's anti-Jewishness

Unfortunately few popular books or television documentaries on Luther go into detail about Luther's anti-Jewishness, or even mention that he had a hatred for Jews at all. This has resulted in a biased outlook towards Martin Luther and Christianity. This unawareness of Luther's sinister side, while honoring his "righteousness" leads to a ratcheting promotion of Luther which supports a "good" public image while also transporting his Jewish beliefs to those who carry the seeds of anti-Semitism. This will present an unwanted dilemma for many Christians because Luther represents the birth of Protestant Christianity as well as the genesis of the special brand of Jewish hatred that flourished only in Germany.

Although Luther did not invent anti-Jewishness, he promoted it to a level never before seen in Europe. Luther bore the influence of his upbringing and from anti-Jewish theologians such as Lyra, Burgensis, (and John Chrysostom, before them). But Luther's 1543 book, "On the Jews and their lies" took Jewish hatred to a new level when he proposed to set fire to their synagogues and schools, to take away their homes, forbade them to pray or teach, or even to utter God's name. Luther wanted to "be rid of them" and requested that the government and ministers deal with the problem. He requested pastors and preachers to follow his example of issuing warnings against the Jews. He goes so far as to claim that "We are at fault in not slaying them" for avenging the death of Jesus Christ. Hitler's Nazi government in the 1930s and 40s fit Luther's desires to a tee.

http://www.nobeliefs.com/luther.htm

http://www.nobeliefs.com/nazis.htm

http://alamoministries.com/content/engl ... llery.html

This is not YOGA or GITA or RIG VEDA! The German Holocaust happened because of Christianity! :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 27 Jun 2015 02:08
by Manny
Note: The above newspaper article of Daily Mall is not a recent one as I had implied..someone pointed it out to me that it was from a 2012 article. But still the point about the political left trying to associate Yoga and the Hindus with the Holocaust is unforgivable.

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 27 Jun 2015 07:37
by Manny
Steve Jobs's Secret to Greatness: Yogananda

Yoga, a discipline from India that is so ancient in its roots that you can credit it only to unknown truth-seekers from some glorious past era, has an outer form that has seized our collective imagination: For 30 minutes every day, disconnect from the world, take your body through an array of yoga poses, breathe deeply, keep the mind focused, and presto! You will emerge relaxed, rejuvenated, and ready again to re-engage with the relentless pace of life.

By all accounts, yoga is one of modern civilization's great movements. In the U.S. alone, more than 20 million people today are pursuing yoga--one of every 10 adults. This yoga revival is in direct response to an increased hunger for physical and mental well-being, and a growing suspicion that there's more to the pursuit of happiness than the material accoutrements of modern civilization. A panoply of yoga instructors have arrived to offer their own twists to ancient poses. Western inventiveness has flourished in the bountiful soil of yoga; today, some instructors are even offering doga--yoga for your dog.

Yoga's deeper purpose: Inner transformation.
But Jobs was on a quest for something altogether more powerful than stress-reduction, toning, and fitness. He was seeking the kind of inner transformation that many practitioners sense yoga is inviting them to embark on, but don't know where it will take them or how to get there.

For this deeper dive, you can turn to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, one of the authoritative and few-surviving ancient texts on yoga. Patanjali teaches that "yoga" means "union"--the dissolving of one's individual self in the larger ocean of consciousness that pervades the universe--and that to help us achieve this union is yoga's real purpose. Now you might think: "What is this 'universal consciousness' that Patanjali is talking about? And how can I ever get there?"

And that may be why Jobs, in his own quest for higher consciousness, turned to Yogananda.


http://www.inc.com/hitendra-wadhwa/stev ... nanda.html

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 15 Jun 2019 18:12
by jaysimha
https://bhuvan-app1.nrsc.gov.in/apprade ... _Yoga.html

Bhuvan Yoga Android Application

Description
The Bhuvan Yoga mobile app helps in capturing the event by collecting the location (Lon/Lat) which would be automatically recorded, provision to take two photographs and key-in parameters like number of participants, event organizer, name of the instructor and place of event.

http://ayush.gov.in/yoga-locator-app
http://ayush.gov.in/bhuvan-yoga-app
http://ayush.gov.in/sites/default/files ... a_help.pdf

Bhuvan Yoga version 1.3
© National Remote Sensing Centre / ISRO - 2019 nrsc

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 18 Jun 2019 21:35
by Haresh
Manny wrote:The leftist trash Daily Mall has an article saying NAzi Hitler and his SS were fascinated by Yoga and that they did Yoga in the concentration camp. etc.


Do you have a link to the actual article please?

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 19 Jun 2019 19:02
by Haresh

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 20 Jun 2019 01:42
by A Nandy
"Crew of INS Ranvir perform Yoga to keep themselves physically fit & mentally alert. Yoga is a part of our fitness routine onboard and is a way of life"

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Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 20 Jun 2019 23:36
by Rudradev
The "Daily Mail" is anything BUT Leftist. It's a UKIP/BNP Brexit-supporting white-supremacist rag.

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 22 Jun 2019 23:37
by darshan

Re: First International Yoga Day

Posted: 24 Jun 2019 04:28
by darshan