The 21st of June is a day globally recognized for the benediction of yoga in every walk of life. The Indian PM has been prolific and vociferous in promoting yoga. Modi Ji, a veteran yoga enthusiast, swears by it to transform India. He believes,”it is not about the exercise but discovering the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and nature”.Subsequently, Shripad Yasso Naik is the yoga minister appointed and the Ministry of AYUSH rightly holds its place in the g-o-i; Ayush in Sanskrit means ‘life’. Youth is not a time of life; youth is a state of mind. Yoga is the touchstone for an eternal aesthetic and youthful form. Hence, Mitroon focus on yoga to have a better focus on life.
Yoga is science for a holistic approach to health and happiness, peace and accord across the land; caring, sharing and empowering is the philosophy of yoga. Yoga is as old as civilization itself! Yoga is intimate and ultimate, realizing divinity and a disciplined mind.
To say yoga is a brainchild of the UN is a misconception!-why, yoga is a reflection of the collective aspirations of the people-we the people. Its the richest and most righteous legacy gifted by the ancient Indian sages. According to Patanjali, the father of yoga, the power of yoga goes beyond the physical, it has the potential to heal the hurt, meet agony with ecstasy, carnal with spiritual, developing a conscience and creating consciousness.
Battling hemiplegia with a garb of an ascetic, Baba Ramdev had a tremendous contribution in popularizing yoga in modern day India. In fact, he is famous grace a la yoga-camps, rallies, lectures on the countless benefits of yoga.Indians all over the world flock in front of TV screens to watch his asanas- especially Pranayam and ‘the rubbing of fingernails together’ have been super hits.
Shilpa Shetty is the Bolly mascot of yoga. On the wrong side of 40, she owes her glamour and perfect figure to the daily rigorous practice of it. From Kareena Kapoor to Malaika Arora, Bipasha to Nargis Fakhri, yoga is known to have changed lifestyles, promising a disease-free, stress-free(fat-free!) life.
Yoga is timeless, pragmatic…blossoms human possibilities in its endeavor. Common folks, wise up and embrace yoga as a way of life.