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2021 International Day of Peace - Free Virtual Program

Peace is the intersection where human health, environmental well-being, and kinship meet. This event will highlight the role of yoga as a universal world culture in fostering inner peace, environmental stewardship, and fellowship among humans of all nations, races, and cultures.

Event time: Tuesday Sept. 21 11am- 1pm EST 

The Significance of the Asanas - Language of the Body

"Asana" is the Sanskrit word for a physical posture. In the 2nd Century before Christ, Patanjali wrote down the principles of Yoga practice in the “Yoga Sutras” (aphorisms). He named only the meditation posture “Asana” and the physical postures he termed “Yoga Vyayam”. However, in common usage the dynamic Yoga exercises also became known as Asanas.

Worldwide Celebration of International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace has been observed by member states of the United Nations since 1981.Visit to read a summary of the of the wide-scale celebrations organised by members of two NGOs: Yoga in Daily Life (YIDL) and the Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council (SSMWPC).