Yoga without ‘Om’ is like exercise and song, says Naik

NEW DELHI: Yoga without chanting “Om” is like exercise and song, said Ayush minister Sripad Yesso Naik on Wednesday. “Chanting ‘Om’ is not compulsory, but yoga is incomplete without it. If people chant something else, it will be more like exercise and song,” he said...
Rs 14 crore to be spent on yoga extravaganza in Chandigarh

Rs 14 crore to be spent on yoga extravaganza in Chandigarh

The UT administration, along with Ayush ministry, will spend over Rs 14 crore on International Yoga Day event, and the ongoing four-day yoga festival being held in different areas of the city. Of the entire budget, around Rs 1.5 crore is being spent on the yoga...
India, WHO ink pact to promote yoga, ayurveda

India, WHO ink pact to promote yoga, ayurveda

  India has signed an agreement with World Health Organisation for cooperation in promoting traditional medicine, a move which will deliver for the first time WHO benchmark document for training in yoga, ayurveda, unani and panchakarma practices. “AYUSH ministry...