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  • Monday, September, 2021| Today's Market | Current Time: 12:53:52
  • by Sachin Murdeshwar

    Mumbai  Over 400 archival images and artefacts from the world’s oldest yoga centre, The Yoga Institute, can be viewed online on Google Arts & Culture by people around the globe due to a new partnership between the Google and the institution. Thanks to this new virtual exhibition, users will be able to see and understand what is Yoga, know more about Classical Yoga and most importantly the 100-year-old rich heritage of The Yoga Institute, Mumbai along with many other treasures of the institute in just a few clicks at https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-yoga-institute.

    Virtual Walkthrough

    Using the Museum View feature, people can move around The Yoga Institute campus virtually. Viewers will be able to experience the world’s oldest yoga centre and its serene spacesOne can also take a sneak-peek into an ongoing Classical Yoga class where The Yoga Institute’s Director, Dr. Hansaji Yogendra guides them or see the sadhakas (yoga students) practicing within the environment in 360º! Included is the tour of Shri Yogendra Museum of Classical Yoga, which is the world’s first yoga museum. The Classical Yoga exhibit allows people to explore various asanas, which are evidently synonymous to yoga.

    Digital exhibits

    11 new exhibitions are now available which gives a glimpse into this rich and ancient Indian heritage. Here are some of the highlights:

    • The Centennial Chronicles of The Yoga Institute exhibit will enrich the viewer’s experience and take them through the 100 year journey.
    • Learn about the first woman yoga Guru, Initiating Yoga for Women: Shrimati Sita Devi Yogendra,
    • The exhibit Shri Yogendra ji: Founder of The Yoga Institute gives a glimpse in the life of the world’s first householder yogi, Shri Yogendra, who is also known as the Father of Modern Yoga Renaissance. Through him, The Yoga Institute has become a Life School, spearheading the “Yoga for the Householder” movement in the world.