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How the Art of Living is helping Syrian war survivors cope with post traumatic stress

How the Art of Living is helping Syrian war survivors cope with post traumatic stress

The Art of Living (AOL) and the International Association for Human Values (IAHV), a sister organisation founded by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, have embarked on a project to help Syrian refugees and war survivors in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria cope with the trauma of the prolonged conflict in the region.

Yoga may protect against memory decline, says study

Yoga may protect against memory decline, says study

Scientists in Brazil imaged elderly female yoga practitioners' brains and found they have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex, in brain areas associated with cognitive functions like attention and memory.

Ayush Ministry spent Rs 34.50 crore on Yoga Day in two years

Ayush Ministry spent Rs 34.50 crore on Yoga Day in two years

The Ayush Ministry alone has spent Rs 34.50 crore on the International Yoga Day in the past two years, it said in reply to an RTI application, adding that data on expenditure by other ministries is not available.

Yoga for pain relief? It can actually worsen existing injuries

Yoga for pain relief? It can actually worsen existing injuries

Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia explained have warned that yoga, which is mostly used to reduce aches and pains, can also lead to injuries and even worsen the existing injury.

Diaspora Indians 'real ambassadors' of India in Portugal: PM Narendra Modi

Diaspora Indians 'real ambassadors' of India in Portugal: PM Narendra Modi

"Indians have carried their cultural heritage with them and have always been proud of them," Narendra Modi said addressing the diaspora Indians in Lisbon.
 

Suspected Hizbul operative does yoga in jail

"Clad in white kurta-pyjama, 34-year-old Naseer performed almost all the yoga asanas on the International Yoga Day yesterday, but abstained from singing national song 'Vande Mataram'.

Yoga gives people control of lives, better health: UN forum

Yoga gives people control of lives, better health: UN forum

Bruce Lipton, a developmental biologist, said the emerging field of epigenetics shows that "we are not determined by (our) genes" and can be "powerful mastersa of one`s own life. Yoga, he said, can help people overcome their genetic inheritance and change their health outcomes.

Here’s how you can bring wellness mantra to work culture

Here’s how you can bring wellness mantra to work culture

The key is to follow an individualistic fitness mantra, and participate in yoga, cycling, swimming, or running events organised by companies.

International Yoga Day: Amit Shah, Baba Ramdev create world record, draw crowd of 54,522 in Ahmedabad

International Yoga Day: Amit Shah, Baba Ramdev create world record, draw crowd of 54,522 in Ahmedabad

PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday led over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts in performing 'asanas' in Lucknow amid showers on the International Day of Yoga.

Yoga: Learn how it transforms your body

Yoga: Learn how it transforms your body

The practice of yoga has been linked to countless health benefits, from lowering blood pressure to improving sex life.

Yoga not religious, fosters brotherhood globally: Venkaiah Naidu

He suggested that people should take to practising yoga as part of their daily routine since it takes care of one's health.

Watch: Record 5 lakh people do Yoga in Ahmedabad

In Baba Ramdev's yoga program in Ahmedabad an attempt was made to make a world record. In this yoga camp, over 5 lakh people performed Yoga together.

Take a look! 25 best pictures of International Yoga Day celebrations

This special segment on the occasion of International Yoga Day brings to you 25 best pictures from around the world.

Baba Ramdev guides through massive yoga event in Ahmedabad

Baba Ramdev guides through massive yoga event in Ahmedabad

Thousands of people performed yoga at the sprawling Gujarat University grounds here early on Wednesday despite light showers in what was claimed to be the world`s biggest congregation exercising together.

International Yoga Day: Shilpa Shetty, Malaika Arora, Bipasha Basu and others will inspire you big time

International Yoga Day: Shilpa Shetty, Malaika Arora, Bipasha Basu and others will inspire you big time

Just as the world celebrates International Yoga Day on June 21, our Bollywood celebrities too have been sharing interesting and inspiring stuff on their social media handles. From Shilpa Shetty, Juhi Chawla, Malaika Arora to Bipasha Basu and hubby Karan Singh Grover—all have shared some really amazing pictures of them performing yoga asanas.

Soon, AIIMS to come up with detailed standard yoga protocol for prevention and treatment of diseases

Soon, AIIMS to come up with detailed standard yoga protocol for prevention and treatment of diseases

Experts from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana S-VYASA in Bengaluru in partnership with the Centre for Integrative Medicines and Research at AIIMS are conducting evidence-based research to develop a set of protocols for various diseases.

Yoga can be practiced at all ages to stay fit, healthy: WHO

Yoga can be practiced at all ages to stay fit, healthy: WHO

The International Day of Yoga, draws a critical link between healthy lifestyles, physical activity and individual and public health. 

Yoga and the mind: How it helps you beat stress, anxiety, depression

Yoga and the mind: How it helps you beat stress, anxiety, depression

The truth is that yoga has a great role to play in mental wellbeing. If not as a mainstay, then even as an add-on.

International Yoga Day: Try these yoga poses to keep your blood sugar level in control!

International Yoga Day: Try these yoga poses to keep your blood sugar level in control!

If you want to keep a track of your diabetes, then start doing yoga exercise as it will help you keep the blood sugar level in control.