The 29th edition of world-famous International Yoga Festival (IYF-2018) held in Uttarakhand
The week-long 29th edition of the world-famous International Yoga Festival (IYF-2018) was held at Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand from March 1-7, 2018. The IYF offers daily classes from 4 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. with more than 80 revered saints, yogacharyas, presenters and experts from nearly 20 countries around the world. There are also classes in meditation, mudras, Sanskrit chanting, reiki, Indian philosophy and spiritual discourses to be held by revered spiritual leaders from India and abroad. The festival was officially inaugurated by Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu. Approx 1500 participants from 92 nations participated in the fest.
Topics: Ashrams • Hindu pilgrimage sites in India • Human behavior • MUDRA • Parmarth Niketan • Physical exercise • Rishikesh • States and union territories of India • Tourism in Uttarakhand • Uttarakhand • Yoga • Yoga as exercise