CG briefs on celebrating 2nd Yoga Day

CG Dr Ausaf Sayeed, Consul OP Meena and Consul Rajeshwari with representatives of organizations and invited guests

CG Dr Ausaf Sayeed, Consul OP Meena and Consul Rajeshwari with representatives of organizations and invited guests

CHICAGO: Indian Consul General Dr. Ausaf Sayeed hosted a meeting for celebration of 2nd International Yoga Day in US Mid-West last week at the Consulate office in Chicago. It was attended by representatives of scores of socio and socio-religious organizations besides other invited guests.

The 2nd IYD will be celebrated under the umbrella of the Consulate on June 25 at Timber Creek Inn, 3300 Drew Ave, Sandwich, a Chicago suburb. The City of Sandwich has assured its support to the celebrations and would be issuing a special proclamation declaring the Day as International Yoga Day for the city of Sandwich.

The participating organizations attending this curtain raiser event were: Art of Living Foundation, Brahma Kumaris Meditation Centre, Isha Foundation, Sahajayoga, Yog Sadhan Ashram, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, SEWA International, Science of Spirituality, Eye on India, Islamic Center Naperville and Arya Samaj.

During the meeting, homage was also paid to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Constitution of India, on the occasion of his 125th Birth Anniversary, which was on the 14 April.

India Post News Service

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