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Hitch-hike from Lucknow to Dudhwa National Park for an exquisite yoga & tribal retreat

Nestled in the Terrai Belt of Northern Uttar Pradesh, the Dhudhwa National Park is set to open its gates for tourists from November 1. About 221 km away from Lucknow, this tranquil biodiversity eco-spot and tiger reserve is immensely popular for its serene charms and now, a yoga centre has also been stationed here to notch up the tranquil quotient here. As per reports, the Uttar Pradesh government has updated the National Park area to hoist its banner of ecotourism and tribal retreat, so hatch those plans now and get in your travel pants, ASAP!

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On this International Yoga Day, learn about THESE 5 lesser-known yoga facts!

Call it a philosophy, science or the art of living, yoga's traditional roots have found their ground all across the world as one of the most effective means of having a balanced body, mind and soul. Its popularity has scaled beyond the Indian epicentre, thanks to the multiple celebrity endorsements and testimonials, to aggregate a global following at present.

Dated back 5,000 years, there's a lot to this science that does not meet the eyes - with its philosophy lost, found, translated, inferred at a varied graph in the long span. And though its widespread mechanics and history are too overwhelming, we have got you these 5 amazing facts about yoga, to help you grasp its origin, scope, reputation and significance.

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Uttar Pradesh to celebrate 'Yoga from Home' with several online events & contests!

The state of Uttar Pradesh has decided to celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21 as 'Yoga from Home' to promote COVID protocols amid the pandemic rage. As per reports, all programmes organised in the favour of this celebratory day shall be bound by the norms of social distancing and other prohibitive guidelines. Meanwhile, all events at school campuses will remain suspended in wake of the blanket shutdown of all educational institutes in wake of the coronavirus scare.

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Colleges promoting indigenous medicine system to come up in Jaipur & 5 other Rajasthan districts

Giving a boost to the education sector in Rajasthan, the Health Minister has announced that new colleges will be established in 6 districts, including Jaipur. The establishment of these colleges is expected to promote interests and employment opportunities in indigenous fields of Ayurveda and Yoga. Further, approval has also been given to create over 700 new academic and non-academic posts which will further assist in diversifying these fields.

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This 103-yo Mumbai-based Yoga institute aims at teaching the ways of leading a happy life

The pandemic has taught us the importance of indoor activities that help in balancing our mind, body and spirit. Promoting this principle is 'The Yoga Institute' which was established in 1918 by Shri Yogendraji- also known as the Father of Modern Yoga Renaissance. With its simplicity, sincerity and non-commercial outlook, The Yoga Institute strives to teach asanas, pranayam and ethics of everyday life, among other things, to anyone who is looking to lead a happy and healthy life.

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