Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented Yoga Awards to the winners for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga.
Yoga award for 2019 was awarded to the ‘Bihar School Of Yoga‘, Munger in the category of National yoga Organisation for its Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga in the country. Honourable PM Narendra Modi presented the award to Swami Shivdyanam Saraswati at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati was also present during the award ceremony. The winners are felicitated with of a Trophy, Certificate and a Cash Award. The value of Cash Award would be Rs. 25.00 lakhs.
The winners of the yoga award were announced during the International Day of Yoga, 2019. Japan Yoga Niketan and Bihar School of Yoga were awarded in the institutional category while Antonietta Rozzi from Italy and Swami Rajarshi Muni of Life mission in Gujarat in the individual category. Each of them was felicitated with a Cash Award of 25 lakh rupees, Trophy and a Certificate.
The PM’s award for outstanding contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga had been institutionalized and announced during 2nd International Day of Yoga (IDY) event held at Chandigarh on 21st June, 2016 and since then the awards are conferred to the notable contributors in the field.
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/