Bihar School of Yoga won the Prime Minister’s Award

Bihar School of Yoga won the Prime Minister’s Award




On the occasion of 5th International yoga day when people of “The city of Yoga Munger” were celebrating and performing yoga asanas at Bihar School of Yoga Munger, the same day Ministry of AYUSH announced the BSY Munger as  one of the recipients of the Prime Minister’s Award for outstanding contribution for promotion and development of Yoga for the year 2019.

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Bihar School of Yoga Munger, Image by Perm

Bihar School of Munger has won the Prime Minister’s Award under the category of Organisation-National. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated and tweeted about BSY Munger for conferring with the Prime Minister’s Awards for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga -2019.

Swami Rajarshi Muni of Life Mission(in the category Individual-National), Gujarat, Ms Antonietta Rozzi(in the category Individual-International) of Italy, and Japan Yoga Niketan(in the category Organisation-International), Japan are the other three recipients of the Prime Minister’s Award on the same day.

On the occasion of the 2nd International Day of Yoga celebrations at Chandigarh on 21st June 2016, the Hon’ble Prime Minister had announced the institution of awards for the promotion and development of Yoga. This year the selection was made after considering 79 nominations received under different categories.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated those who conferred with the Prime Minister’s Awards for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga -2019.

PM Saying about Bihar School of Yoga Munger

“Founded by Swami Satyananda Saraswati, the Bihar School of Yoga, Munger has been actively working for over 50 years.”

“They merge ancient wisdom with modern trends with an aim to improve fitness. Their yoga programmes and publications are widely popular,” the PM said.

The winners will be felicitated with of a Trophy, Certificate and a Cash Award of 25 lakh rupees each.




About Bihar School of Yoga,

Bihar School of Yoga, Munger was founded in 1964 by Sri Swami Satyananda Saraswati. The school is known for Yoga techniques developed through a synthesis of many approaches based on traditional Vedantic, tantric and yogic teachings in conjunction with contemporary physical and mental health sciences. Bihar School also guides yoga projects and medical research in association with many reputed hospitals, organisations and establishments. Programmes made by Bihar School of Yoga are being used today in education, Government sector, hospitals, Defence institutions, private and public sector industries and even prisons. The School publishes a reputed monthly magazine called “Yoga” covering different aspects of the discipline since Nov 2013. Besides, it has more than 100 publications, many of which are used as referral books in various Yoga courses. Read More at about Bihar School of Yoga Munger here: https://im-bihar.in/2018/05/23/bihar-school-of-yoga/



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