Today is Yog Diwas / Yoga Day . More than 56 countries are celebrating Yoga day across the world. In Bihar the celebration of Yoga in Munger is at peak. Munger is also know as Yog Nagri ( City of yoga ). In 1963 the founder of BYB ( Bihar Yoga Bharati ) Sri Swami Satyananda predicted that soon the whole world will realize and understand the power of yoga and will accept it. His predication is true now as International Yoga Day. UNO announced that 21st June would be celebrated as International Yoga Day. Swami Satyananda Saraswati was himself disciple of Great Yoga Guru Swami Sivananda.
The yog that whole world practice is based on Bihar Yoga paddhati / style . It is conducted at Munger Yoga centre. This Yog style teaches and spread the information about improving lifestyle through yoga.
This year people who visited this centre learnt for the first time were taught about yama and niyama so that they may manage their life style. Yama is the first limb of Patanjali’s ashtanga yoga . It means ‘taking a vow’ . Niyama is the second limb and which means ‘rule of conduct’. Yama and niyama are inter-dependent. Niyama strengthens and safeguards yama.