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Sat 29 May 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Launch of Suryathon (Suryanamaskar Marathon)

Launch of Suryathon (Suryanamaskar Marathon)

Last year's IDY theme was Yoga at Home, Yoga With Family. With the current situation of the pandemic, the theme for IDY 2021: Be with Yoga, Be at Home, has once again been reiterated by the Ministry of Ayush and Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs. Indica Yoga and CSP support this theme and are keen to work towards it.

Suryathon makes it possible to take this message to millions of people from across the world and join the celebrations of IDY effortlessly from the comforts of their homes. It motivates people to boost their immunity with yoga.

It is a free event open for all seekers. Register in advance for this meeting:

May 29, 2021, Saturday| 06:00 -08:00 PM IST

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The schedule of the event is as follows


Shri. Dinesh Patnaik

Director General - ICCR

Shri. Dinesh Patnaik, Director General of ICCR is a career diplomat of the IFS with over 25 years of experience in a variety of interesting and challenging assignments He has served in Indian Missions in Geneva, Dhaka, Beijing and Vienna


Dr. H R Nagendra

Chancellor, S-VYASA

Dr. H R Nagendra is the President of Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samathana (VYASA) and also the Chancellor of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University (S-VYASA University). Dr. H R Nagendra, is widely recognized across the world as Yoga Guru.


Dr. Jayaram Mahadevan

Director- Research, Krishnamachari Yoga Mandiram

Director, Research Department, Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram Member, Expert panel for Yoga, TKDL-CSIR, Govt of India Member, BoS, Dept of Sanskrit, University of Madras & RKM Vivekananda College, Chennai


Dr. Mayur V Kaku

Head of Neurosurgery Department, Vasavi Hospital, Bengaluru

Dr. Mayur V Kaku - He is the Head of Neurosurgery Department at Vasavi Hospital, Bengaluru. He completed his Neurosurgery training at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. He is expert in Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine surgery and has special interest in Endoscopic and Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is active member of Neurological Society of India (NSI), American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and is trained by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) in Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain and Spine. He is practicing yoga for the last 20 years and is certified and practicing Yoga Therapist too.


Ms. Rukmini Vijayakumar

Dancer, Founder - Raadha Kalpa Dance Company

Ms. Rukmini Vijayakumar is an Indian choreographer and Bharatanatyam dancer from Bangalore, . Along with her performances on stage, she has appeared in four Tamil films. s the artistic director of Raadha Kalpa Dance Company, and the director of Lshva, a space for artists.


Dr. Somit Kumar Ghosh

Director, AVP Research Foundation

Dr. Somit Kumar currently works as the Director and Chief Scientific Officer at the Clinical Research and Pharmaceutics, AVP Research Foundation. He received BAMS degree from Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Vishwa Mahavidyalaya, Kanchhipuram in 2005 and his MD from Rajiv Gandhi Univ of Health Sciences, Bengaluru . He has also done PG Certificate course of Clinical Research and Clinical Data Management from Pune in 2007.


Smt. Vijayalakshmi Vijayakumar

Director, CSP

Smt. Vijayalakshmi Vijayakumar is the Director of CSP and the founder secretary of Heritage Parampara a not-for-profit trust. She has flown powered aircrafts, played state level softball, danced Bharatanatyam, given talks on culture and heritage, organized conferences, been on the Central Film and Censor Board, the National Advisory Board for Philately and is a freelance designer and copywriter too. Heritage trust conducts two annual well-known festivals, Gudiya Sambhrama and Srishti Sambhrama, the Earth Mother Festival. A third festival that premiered in 2018 was The Heritage Drive, a 1100 km motor sport rally that took participants to heritage temples and included tree planting as well. She loves story telling, her approach is creative and innovative. She is presently writing a novel based on historical events in India


Dr. Vinayachandra B K

Director, Indica Yoga

Dr. Vinayachandra Banavathy, is the Director of Indica Yoga, a platform that offers authentic, immersive and transformative yoga experiences across the world. He holds a PhD on psychological insights in the Vedas from Pondicherry University, besides Masters’ in Sanskrit, English, Yogic Science and Applied Psychology. Vinayachandra is a dedicated teacher who travels across the world conducting courses, lectures and workshops on a unique blend of Yoga, Psychology and Sanskrit. His publications include a report on Standardization of Yoga Terminologies for WHO; a book co-edited with Dr. Anuradha Choudry titled ‘Perspectives on Indian Psychology’, published by Jain University Press, another book co-authored titled ‘Happiness: Indic Perspectives’, published by Development Foundation, besides a few articles, papers, booklets on Yoga, Indian Psychology, Culture and Spirituality.

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