Publisher: Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd.; Mumbai – New Delhi (2019)
Editors: Dilip Karambelkar, Kala Acharya and Mariano Iturbe
This monumental volume was released at Vigyan Bhavan on Jnuary 21st, 2019 by the Vice-President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu and Sri Mohan Bhagwat, RSS Sarsanghchalak in the presence of a numerous and distinguished public. The aim of the Somaiya Vidya Vihar editors was to produce a compendium of literature on yoga in all its aspects, historical, cultural, spiritual, physiological and social which all contribute to India’s intangible heritage and expanding soft power in the world. Samir Somaiya, the president of the Vidya Vihar alludes in his preface to the renaissance of yoga triggered by the proclamation of international yoga day by the UN General Assembly on June 21, 2015.