A Two-day Yoga Mahotsava, was inaugurated by the Vice-Chairman, NITI AYOG Rajeev Kumar at New Delhi. Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY) under Ministry of AYUSH is organising the Yoga Mahotsav-2019 to sensitize the masses for celebration of International Day Of Yoga [IDY] 2019.
On this occasion Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha announced two Applications ‘Yoga Locator’ and ‘Bhuvan App’ related to International Day of Yoga 2019.
Rajiv Kumar, addressing of huge gathering of Yoga students and professionals, emphasized on popularizing the yogic culture through the medium of social media.
He also mentioned his proposal of National Council of Integrated Medicine which will further promote Indian natural and traditional medicine culture.
He further said that Yoga teaches us to live with the nature rather than conquering it that makes ‘Vasudhaiv Kutubkam’ possible and we live with harmony and peace.
The Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of AYUSH Shripad Naik presided the Inaugural session. He credited International Yoga Day as the biggest mass movement for health and wellness.
Naik said that natural and traditional medicine system is flourishing not only in India but across the globe. He further assured that Ministry of AYUSH is committed towards the research and development of yoga, Ayurveda and other natural and traditional medicinal systems.
On this occasion, Secretary, AYUSH announced the launch of ‘Yoga Locator’ application which is specially designed for IDY to record and show Yoga events across the world. He also informed about ‘Bhuvan App’ which has been designed in collaboration with ISRO. It will provide geo time location and documentation.
He presented ‘Yoga for Heart’ as theme for IDY 2019.
Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga presents Aao Kahen Dil Ki Baat at Yoga Mahotsav 2019 under Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India— Aao Kahe Dil Ki Baat (@AaoKahenDilKi) May 31, 2019
Entry: Free & Open To All
Language: Any languages is accepted
Date: 2 June 2019
Venue: Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium pic.twitter.com/x7Bk7WWkJh
Meenakshi Lekhi, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Dr. H. R. Nagendra, Chancellor, SVYASA University, Bengaluru and Hansa Jaidev, Director, The Yoga Institute, Mumbai, was also present on this occasion.
Sivananda Yoga participating in Yoga Mahotsav 2019, a Curtain Raiser for #IDY2019 today at IGI Stadium, New Delhi to mark Countdown for International Day of Yoga on 21 June 2019, organised by Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Ministry of Ayush #sivanandayoga #IDY2019 pic.twitter.com/rHm3Fp2Hgp— sivanandayogavedantadelhi (@sivanandayogaND) June 1, 2019
A very special session on Know about Yoga is also a part of the Yoga Mahotsav-2019 for the Yoga enthusiasts. In this session historical, medical and educational prospects of Yoga will be discussed in detail. Seeing the participation of huge number of youngsters, an exclusive session “My self-experience in Yoga-A Motivational Journey” and Celebrity Sessions have been specially scheduled in a two day Yoga Mahotsav-2019.