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2nd International Day of Yoga--Shripad Naik releases common Yoga protocol you can follow

Apart from 45 minutes Common Yoga Protocol, a provision has been made for leading Yoga institutions to incorporate 15 minutes Institutional Yogic practises e.g. Pranayama, Yoga Nidra, Dhayana, Satsang, etc. before Sankalpa as deemed fit.

Written by Agencies |Published : March 28, 2016 1:19 PM IST

The Common Yoga Protocol for the 2nd International Day of Yoga falling on 21st June, 2016, has been released. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH launched the Common Yoga Protocol booklet during the inaugural function of National Arogya Fair held at Panaji, Goa on 26th March, 2016. The Chief Minister of Goa, Shri Laxmikant Parsekar, Deputy CM and Health Minister Shri Francis D Souza and other dignitaries were also present during the launch. (Read: 13 health benefits of yoga that will boggle your mind)

The booklet gives a brief overview about Yoga and Yogic practices to orient one towards comprehensive health for an individual and the community. The present edition of Common Yoga Protocol is an improvised version of last year s Yoga Protocol. Some Yoga practices e.g. Yogic Sukshma Vyayama , Yogasanas, and Pranayama have been added in the 2nd revised edition. (Read: 35 out of 84,00000 asanas planned for International Yoga Day)

Apart from 45 minutes Common Yoga Protocol, a provision has been made for leading Yoga institutions to incorporate 15 minutes Institutional Yogic practises e.g. Pranayama, Yoga Nidra, Dhayana, Satsang, etc. before Sankalpa as deemed fit. This makes the total duration of one hour of Yoga practice on International Day of Yoga. (Read: International Yoga Day 2015: How the world celebrated yoga (in pics))

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Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India

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