The history of yoga dates back to fifth century BC, in the ancient Indian sub-continent. In the 19th and 20th centuries, Yoga Gurus from the sub-continent introduced yoga to the west. Yoga is a physical exercise, which has spiritual and meditative benefits. It has been important part of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.
June 21st International Yoga Day is celebrated in Nepal, and yoga demonstrations and lectures are held all over the country. Most of the demonstrations are held for all the general public and some special programs are conducted for the special members or invitees. Birjung, Biratnagar, and Kathmandu among other cities are the annual hosts for these events.
Nepal is an ideal destination for practicing the ancient art of yoga. Lush green vegetation and peaceful environment in the lap of Himalayas offers a wonderful opportunity for anyone who wishes to practice this ancient art of reviving mental and spiritual strength- Yoga.
Tour Date 2015-06 Blog post date 2015-06-21
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