International Yoga Day – 21 June 2023

21 June 2023 is International Yoga Day. Recognizing its universal appeal, on 11 December 2014, the United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga by resolution 69/131. According to US National Institutes of Health, yoga may help one to feel more relaxed, be more flexible, improve posture, breathe deeply, and get rid […]

Link between Quantum Physics & Yoga


What is the Link between Quantum Physics & Yoga? Quantum physics has discovered that matter does not exist. What exists is just wave function. The table, floor, ceiling, all appear to be there, but they are all just wave functions. If you take one piece of matter and go deep into it, you will see […]

How Yoga Can Transform Your Life

Life always moves towards perfection. Just like how water flows down and fire goes up, the nature of life is to move towards perfection, to move towards something bigger and something higher. Often people say that the mind is wavering, but the mind is not wavering. The mind is the wave. It is moving towards […]

Yoga reduces depression, Harvard-Columbia researchers find

Columbia and Harvard researchers find yoga and controlled breathing reduce depressive symptoms, according to The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine which has published this study on March one. This randomized controlled dosing study “Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder with Iyengar Yoga and Coherent Breathing” claims to provide evidence that participation in an intervention composed […]

Yoga benefits diabetes patients, Chinese researchers conclude


Researchers at China’s Binzhou Medical University, Xuzhou Central Hospital and Donghua University have concluded that yoga benefits adult patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), said to be one of most frequently encountered metabolic syndromes worldwide. An abstract of the article “Effects of Yoga in Adult Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Meta-Analysis” published […]

Problems related to sex can very well be handled with Yoga — scholars point out

“Problems related to sex can very well be handled with Yoga”, four scholars at the Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda and Hospital in Karnataka (India) point out in a review article “Yogic Intervention in Sexual Dysfunction” published in Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences. It concluded: By regular practice of Yoga, Pranayama, Bandhas […]

Hindus disheartened at England church banning yoga

Hindus are disappointed over reported ban on yoga classes in the premises of St. John the Baptist Church Coley in Halifax (West Yorkshire), a parish of the Church of England. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urged St. John’s Vicar Cannon James Allison, Huddersfield Bishop Jonathan Robert Gibbs and […]

Hindus think Paltrow is simply delusional on hinting as being the reason of Yoga boom

Hindus think that Oscar winner Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s recent reported claims of making yoga popular is just a delusion as the facts are quite contradictory to her idiosyncratic belief. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that traces of yoga went back to around 2,000 BCE to Indus Valley […]

Hindus welcome Australia’s City of Gosnells for promoting yoga to manage stress

Hindus have commended City of Gosnells in Western Australia for reportedly promoting yoga. Gosnells’ Mayor Glenn Dewhurst recently “joined children at the City’s Leisure World for a Junior Yoga session, saying it was important for people of all ages to find ways to manage stress and yoga was a great option, particularly for kids”, according […]

Yoga can help school children manage anxiety & stress, per Tulane University study

Yoga/mindfulness activities may facilitate stress management among elementary school students and may be added as a complement to social and emotional learning activities, according to a Tulane University study. Published April 10 in Psychology Research and Behavior Management Journal, the school-based study “Effect of mindfulness and yoga on quality of life for elementary school students […]

Vatican Library carries 15 books on Yoga

Vatican Library carries 15 printed books on the topic of yoga, including an 1897 edition. Catalogue search reveals titles like “How to know God. The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali” (1953), yoga as a healing path, the yoga of faith, spirituality of yoga, etc. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, […]

Yoga emerges among top 10 fitness trends worldwide

Yoga has emerged among the top 10 fitness trends worldwide for 2018, according to “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2018” by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). “The sustained popularity of yoga seems to be that it reinvents and refreshes itself every year making it an attractive form of exercise”, Survey points out. “Based […]

Yoga can reduce risky sex in youth: University of Cincinnati study indicates

A University of Cincinnati (UC) long-term study shows a marked reduction in risky sex and substance abuse in troubled 18- to 24-year-olds after several months of participating in mindful yoga and positive coping strategies, according to a report published in UC Magazine. “We found that many of these youths who had endured stressful life events […]

Hindus urge yoga-mat firms not to use PFRs which may affect fertility

Hindus have urged yoga mat firms not to use PFRs (chemicals commonly used in yoga mats) as Harvard and other researchers recently found that exposure to PFRs may affect fertility. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, urged US Consumer Product Safety Commission and its Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle to […]

Yoga led to better sexual health—University of Pennsylvania study finds

Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) at the University of Pennsylvania study finds “twice-weekly yoga led to better physical, sexual, emotional, and social health”, according to a Penn Medicine news-release. Men who attended a structured yoga class twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those […]

Yoga may help university students deal with stress

A faculty member of State University of New York (SUNY) at Canton “aims to prove yoga can help students battle the stresses of college life”, according to a University release. Its Assistant Professor Dr. Erica M. Sharpe is seeking student volunteers for a new four-week study, starting April 11, to determine the effects of yoga […]

Fee for yoga space at airports?

Hindus are critical of the new trend where travelers have to pay a fee to access yoga space or session, which is part of the privately owned airport gyms or living-rooms. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that these airport gyms and living-rooms were fine; but all the world […]

Penn State University studying yoga-based program to reduce cancer risk

A research at Pennsylvania State University is reportedly undertaking a yoga-focused mind and body intervention that uses stretching, breathing, prayer and relaxation strategies to increase physical activity, reduce sedentary time, and reduce stress among adults in Pennsylvania’s Centre County. This faith-based, mind-body intervention named as “Harmony & Health”, and lead by assistant professor of kinesiology […]

Chair Yoga may reduce pain in elderly, Study reveals

Chair Yoga may reduce pain in elderly, Study reveals.. An 8-week chair yoga program was associated with reduction in pain, pain interference, and fatigue, and improvement in gait speed; concluded a study recently published in the online Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Sixty-six community-dwelling older adults with lower extremity Osteoarthritis were assigned to this […]