Vishwaguruji with Swami Chidananda Saraswati, Dr. HR Nagendra and Yog Rishi Swami Ramdev
On March 8, 2017, Vishwaguruji Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda attended the meeting of the Indian Yoga Association (IYA) in New Delhi.
Organised by the Ministry of AYUSH in association with the IYA, a large number of eminent masters, yoga gurus and representatives of leading yoga institutions, took part in the meeting.
The purpose of this event was to raise awareness and sensitize people to the celebration of the International Day of Yoga, now marked every year on 21 June, as proclaimed by the United Nations in 2014.
Yoga in Daily Life India became a member of the Indian Yoga Association in 2016. The IYA is a body of eminent yoga institutions of India that has been formed to maintain the various yoga traditions and to prescribe the syllabus for yoga courses in India.