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Mysuru reJoises Ashtanga Yoga
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Mysuru reJoises Ashtanga Yoga

Sharath Jois, the world’s foremost authority in Ashtanga yoga, talks about benefits of yoga, his institute and why he is never tired of teaching this ancient yogic method. By Arathi Menon While the rest of the world knows the seasons to be four in number, an Ashtanga yoga practitioner, who makes his annual pilgrimage to…

Yoga for Health
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Yoga for Health

Setting the mood for the International Yoga Day on June 21 with Mysuru’s own yoga champion Khushi performing with her fellow friends in front of the imposing Crawford Hall, this Weekend Star Supplement takes a look at how the Heritage City is gradually evolving as the global yoga hub. The tag Pensioners’ Paradise no longer…

Yoga Day: Minister S.R. Mahesh, MLA Ramdas review preparations at Mysore Race Course
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Yoga Day: Minister S.R. Mahesh, MLA Ramdas review preparations at Mysore Race Course

Mysuru:  Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh yesterday afternoon visited Mysore Race Course (MRC) premises, which will play host for the International Day of Yoga (IDY) in city and reviewed the preparations. He was accompanied with MLA S.A. Ramdas, DC Abhiram G. Sankar, MCC Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha, Tourism Deputy Director H.P. Janardhan, District AYUSH Officer Dr. Seethalakshmi,…

International Yoga Day in city on June 21
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International Yoga Day in city on June 21

Mysuru: Even though the city has lost a chance to host the International Day of Yoga (unofficially referred to as International Yoga Day), Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar has directed the officials of the District Administration to make all preparations for celebrating it on June 21 at the Race Course. The second rehearsal will be…

Mysuru may not host Yoga Day mega event
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Mysuru may not host Yoga Day mega event

Mysuru:  After figuring in the list of cities shortlisted to host the International Yoga Day, Mysuru may miss out the chance of hosting the mega event where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate. If sources from the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga in New Delhi are to be believed, this year, the venue of…

International Yoga Day on June 21: Mysuru likely to host main event
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International Yoga Day on June 21: Mysuru likely to host main event

New Delhi: The Centre has shortlisted four cities — Mysuru, Jaipur, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad — for holding the main function of International Yoga Day this year. These four names will now be sent to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) which will select one city and then finalise the venue of the main function of International…

Preparations for fourth International Yoga Day in June
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Preparations for fourth International Yoga Day in June

Mysuru:  Mysuru created a Guinness World Record during the third International Yoga Day with a maximum gathering of yoga enthusiasts at the Mysuru Race Course (MRC) last year. With an aim to better this record, the District Administration is going all out to make preparations for the fourth International Yoga Day to be held on…

Mysuru enters Guinness World Records for largest yoga lesson
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Mysuru enters Guinness World Records for largest yoga lesson

Mysuru: The City of Palaces and Yoga Capital, Mysuru, has added another feather in its cap by finding a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, in the largest yoga lesson category. With 55,506 participants, the city officially entered the record book for the largest gathering at a single venue on June 21, 2017…

Longest Yoga Chain: Guinness Book yet to announce results
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Longest Yoga Chain: Guinness Book yet to announce results

Mysuru: The District Administration is hoping to enter the book of world records in the ‘Longest Yoga Chain’ performed in front of Mysuru Palace, on the eve of International Yoga Day on June 19. On Monday, DC D. Randeep said that the authorities of the Guinness Book of World Records have not yet announced the…

Yoga Day: Some thoughts
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Yoga Day: Some thoughts

Sir, On the occasion of Third International Day of Yoga, as a Mysurean I feel very proud that we have such a good and dynamic Deputy Commissioner in Randeep. We all liked when he participated in the event  and performed yoga with us. I would like to inform that I have been updating in Narendra…

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