Yoga day celebrated at the UK parliament

(L-R) MP Sharma, Prof. Tony Nader and High Commissioner of India Y K Sinha

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Indian Traditional Sciences in cooperation with the High Commission of India celebrated the third International Yoga Day at the House of Commons last week.

Prof. Nader, Tanmanjit Singh Dhinsa MP, Amarjeet Singh Bhamra

Virendra Sharma MP was the parliamentary host to this event which aimed at exploring the significance of floating Yoga into the National Health Service and other areas. Chair of APPG Virendra Sharma highlighted the Early Day Motion 27 on International Yoga Day. Chief Guest High Commissioner of India Y K Sinha hailed the work of the APPG on Indian Traditional Sciences and highlighted the recent International Yoga Day celebrations in Britain. Vice-Chair of APPG Tom Brake MP, Tanmanjit Singh Dhinsa MP have spoken on the relevance of Yoga on the occasion. Prof. Tony Nader, leader of the worldwide Transcendental Meditation was conderred the title Kala Yugandhara. Explaining its meaning, Amarjeet Singh Bhamra, Secretary of APPG, said it meant Universal Enlightened Master of All Arts and Sciences. Prof. Nader has presented five volumes of Scientific Research on the Transcendental Meditation Programme. During his keynote address Prof Nader has drawn parallels between the four chapters of Yoga and the four lobes of human brain, and between the number of sutras in each chapter and the number of cortical folds in the lobes. In conferred the context and celebration, world record holder and founder of Sanskruti Centre for Cultural Excellence Ragasudha Vinjamuri presented a powerful dance on Lord Shiva and his yogic attributes and aasanas.

Dance presentation by Ragasudha Vinjamuri on Lord Shiva

In conferred the context and celebration, world record holder and founder of Sanskruti Centre for Cultural Excellence Ragasudha Vinjamuri presented a powerful dance on Lord Shiva and his yogic attributes and aasanas.

Vidhi Sodhi has presented Odissi while 25 children by Carolina Naess demonstrated yogic breathing. Paul Fox, chairman of British Wheel of Yoga, Kalwant Sahota from the WL Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Suki Kalirai, Chairman of Skills Active, Dr Bernard Colaço, Honorary Advisor on Yoga to the APPG on Indian Traditional Sciences, Prof Madan Thangavelu shared their views on yoga.