International Yoga Festival starts in Rishikesh, to continue till March 7
In the morning session, yoga expert Kapil Sangvi conducted a well-enlightened and well-attended session about Pranayam (breathing control exercises), while Usha Mata conducted a session on Iyengar Yoga.
Rishikesh: The World Capital of Yoga!!
The seven-day International Yoga Festival will conclude on March 7th. The festival was inaugurated by Agriculture Minister Subodh Unial, Director of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) Narendra Giri, and Patanjali President Yogpith Balkrishna in Rishikesh on Monday. The festival is jointly organized by Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN) and Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB).
While addressing the crowd during the festival, Yonyal stated that they gathered here in Rishikesh, also known as Yognagari, to celebrate an ancient practice of yoga. He added that the goal of yoga is not only to maintain physical fitness but also to end negativity within humans. He added that Rishikesh is the home of yoga, and one can find yogis and yogis all over the world who have been trained here or are natives of Rishikesh.
Uttarakhand Tourism is organizing the International Yog Festival In Rishikesh from March 1-7, 2021. Come to the Yoga Capital of the World and learn from enlightened Spiritual Leaders, Master Yoga Teachers, and Wellness Specialists from around the world. #uttarakhandtourism pic.twitter.com/d5SVYBdtx3— Uttarakhand Tourism (@UTDBofficial) February 26, 2021
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