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Save the date: Thursday, March 23, 2023, 11am-12:45 pm EDT (3-4:45 pm UTC)

The Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council in collaboration with Yoga in Daily Life USA and the International Day of Yoga Committee at the United Nations is hosting an on-line summit as part of the UN Water Conference 2023 and in honor of the United Nations decade dedicated to water. All are welcome to join!

GYÖR, July 4 2019

On the occasion of 40 years of Yoga in Daily Life in Hungary, 70 years of diplomatic relations between India and Hungary and the 150 year birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji, a Sri Swami Madhavananda World Peace Council Conference was organized at the University of Györ Széchenyi István Egyetem.

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On the invitation of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Indian Traditional Sciences, Yoga in Daily Life Scientific System author & founder Bharat Gaurav Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwaranandaji – Vishwaguruji – from Mahanirvani Akhara, attended as chief guest of honor at the United Nations 5th International Day of Yoga celebration in the House of Commons, London, UK.

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For almost 30 years, Vishwaguruji has been planting symbolic World Peace Trees around the world, giving people hope and inspiration for World Peace. The Banyan tree that he has planted on India's 70th Republic Day in OM Ashram, has a special significance.

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In 2018, members of YIDL and the SSMWPC celebrated the International Day of Peace across five continents. In New York, representatives of YIDL and the SSMWPC joined with the International Day of Yoga Committee at the UN to commemorate the International Day of Peace in the Tillman Chapel. On a global scale, YIDL centers organized a wide range of programs (peace prayers, free indoor/outdoor yoga classes, meditations for world peace, public lectures and cultural programs) to celebrate the International Day of Peace, honoring its significance.  

Council's objectives

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The Council’s main objective is to promote and support the realisation of the UN Millennium Development Goals and values of the Earth Charter Initiative.

Yoga in Daily Life


The central idea of yoga is to live happily. That happiness is inherent in everybody and everything. Many people however are looking for happiness outside in the external world. In the end they are disappointed.

The System “Yoga in Daily Life” is one of the most famous and acknowledged systems of yoga throughout the world created by His Holiness Vishwaguru Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda, whose main goal is to help humanity attain physical, mental, social and spiritual health.