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The Embassy is working together with leading Yoga organizations in Oman to organize various Yoga events with a view to popularize Yoga in Oman leading up to 2nd International Day of Yoga on 21st June 2016. In this context, Sahaja Yoga Oman organized “Sahaja Yoga Meditation with Music” on 21 April, 2016 at the Embassy auditorium.

Ambassador of India underlined the relevance of Yoga for the people of all ages for their physical and spiritual health and the need for the countries to work together to make Yoga popular among the people in line with the recommendation of the UN General Assembly Resolution of 2014, which unanimously declared 21 June as International Yoga Day.

The theme of the Session was ‘Yoga meditation with music’. Experts of Sahaja Yoga Oman demonstrated some basic Yoga exercises for physical health and relaxation. It was followed by live instrumental Music Concert by two renowned artists from India Shri Avaneendra Sheolikar and Shri Sandesh Popatkar. The Session was attended by hundreds of Omani and Indian nationals, both women and men. They enthusiastically participated in practicing Yoga Asanas, breathing exercises and meditation with music.

The Second International Day of Yoga (21st June 2016) will be observed throughout the world by holding yoga sessions, talks, symposia etc. The Embassy of India, Muscat will be organizing a number of other events in coming weeks in order to celebrate the above anniversary.

Muscat, 21 April 2016





   

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