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As it has been for last few years, every year on International Day of Yoga (21st June) my day begins with a yoga session of the Common Yoga Protocol published by Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India. The video demonstration is one of the best yoga regimens that can be done every day by anyone – it is easy to follow, well narrated, comprehensive, professional demonstration, great background music, excellent photography, above all well researched, and incorporates ideas from schools of yoga from across the country. If there is one yoga routine you want to follow, start with this. As…

I love books, hardcover (hardbound as my father, a publisher for life used to refer it) books with aesthetic cover designs attract me to them like a ‘bee to nectar’. That’s why I purchased G.U.Pope’s Tamil Handbook, a few years ago. I…

I am happy to join everyone around the world in celebrating International yoga day by practicing in the morning the common yoga protocol plus my regular routine. Last year I took the photos outdoor, this year it was indoor in front of…

The International Yoga day announced by Hon’ble Prime Minister in 2014 has gained traction around the world. With the successful completion of last year’s program based on a set of guidelines by Ministry of AYUSH, this year too a common yoga protocol 2016 has been released. Today under the supervision of my yoga master I did the recommended routine, it takes about 40-45 minutes. Last year’s program was an introduction to Yoga postures, this years’ routine tries to build on it. It covers many different facets of Yoga exercises including forward bend, backward bend, side bend, stretches, breathing and others.…

Last year on a proposal from Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi, United Nations had declared 21st June, my son’s birthday :-) as International Yoga day, the reason for proposing the day was due to the fact it’s the longest day of…