Yoga is regarded as one of the most effective methods of establishing a connection between the body minds by Indian sages since time immemorial. It is a type of exercise that is performed through diet, breathing and physical posture for the relaxation of body and mind. This ancient form of holistic healing got a formal recognition by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014.
June 21st, the day which coincides with the summer solstice was declared by the UN General Assembly as International Day for Yoga. The very first World Day was celebrated...Know more
Know more about & Yoga DayMaharishi Patanjali is the ‘father of Yoga’ who compiled 195 Yoga Sutras that became the foundation of Yoga philosophy.
`Pascima' means posterior and Uttana' means stretch out. In this asana, the back side of the body including the spinal column gets stretched, hence is the name.
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