Third World Yoga Day in Rome from 20 to 24 June 2017

Saturday, June 24, 2017 is the 3rd World Yoga Day to be held at the Indian Embassy in Rome

Yoga enthusiasts are all invited this Saturday, June 24, at 6.30 pm on World Yoga Day, which will be held at the Indian Embassy, Via September 20, 5, at the conference room located on the 2nd Floor.

The program provides a conference on Connections between Medical Science, Meditation and Yoga for the Treatment and Prevention of Psychophysical Diseases and Stress. There will also be a beautiful meditation with live Indian music and many other surprises. An interesting event to spend a different evening on a special day where the importance of Yoga is celebrated all over the world.

The previous days
– Wednesday 22 June 2017, from 19.00 to 20.30 there will be a unique yoga lesson on “Yoga, Total Well Being” on the terrace of the Embassy held by Srī Vaha Viranātha Yogī with the collaboration of Marco Mattiuzzo.

– The Yoga lesson is preceded from 6 pm to 7 pm by a conference on “Stress, Yoga and Ayurveda” by Dr. Nancy Myladoor and presentation of the book “Yoga and Stress” by Ananda Balayogi Bavanani (Laksmi Edizioni) by ‘Italian Hindu Union. Students are encouraged to submit their mailings to the secretary’s mail ( by 20 June 2017;

Saturday 24 June 2017 from 11.00 am
Lectio Magistralis “LO YOGA AND THE CULTURE OF RISHI” by 
Paramahamsa Yogananda Ghiri Hindu Union, to follow Yoga Practice, MIUR COURSE RECOGNIZED At the Hindu Monastery Matha Gitananda Ashram

Paramahamsa Svami Yogananda Giri, founder and spiritual guide (mahant) of ashram.


Svamiji Yogananda Giri, Founder and Spiritual Master of Matha Gitananda Ashram, is the direct and unique disciple of samsanti of Svami Gitananda Giri.
Dr. Swami Gitananda Giri (Ananda Ashram, India) was considered to be one of the world’s top tenants in the field of yoga and Tantra.
The tradition of south India siddha is today fully expressed and represented by Svami Yogananda Giri.
Paramahamsa Svamiji Yogananda Giri started the practice of yoga in the 1950s.
After about twenty years of experience in various systems and methods, in the 1970s he met his Guru Puja Svami Gitananda Giri Maharaji.
This encounter has completely transformed his life.

The complete program of events organized by the Italian Hinduist Union : 2017-international-day-of-YOGA_embassy-presskit-uii1

At the Yogānanda Āshram:

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Srī Jayendranātha will lead an Open Class, open all-day lesson from 18:45 to 20:45.
Thursday, June 22, all the lessons scheduled on Thursday will be suspended to allow all students to attend events at the Embassy of India.

The Yogananda Ashram Center is located in Rome, Prati neighborhood in Lungotevere della Vittoria 5, 00195 Rome, Interior 27, floor: -1, te. +39 366297 588 at 9.00-13.00 / 15.00-19.00 (secretarial office)


Events at the Auditorium Parco della Musica (viale Pietro de Coubertin 30)

20 June 2017 afternoon two events:

– from 18.00 o’clock: an open session of yoga attended by the Italian Hindu Union organized by the Embassy of India at the auditorium Gardens of the Auditorium. Prānāyāma practices will be conducted by Shivaraja and Marco Mattiuzzo. Apply suitable mat and clothing. It is recommended to wear a white t-shirt or Yoga Day T-shirt that was distributed last year. Free admission.

-or 21.00: Kuchipudi-style traditional Indian dance performance at the Auditorium, where the famous dancer Shantala Shivalingappa will perform with Indian musicians.

 Rospigliosi Palace at Zagarolo:

June 24, 2017 at 9 pm The traditional “Marga” show of traditional Indian dance Kuchipudi and Baratanatyam style where they will perform Atmananda del Gitananda Ashram and Marianna Biadene at the Palazzo Rospigliosi in Zagarolo. Entry is free. Presentation on the Marga Traditional Indian Dance Performance

For a complete program of artistic events proposed by “Summer Mela 2017. India finds Rome” : Summer Mela 2017 SM17_summer-mela-roma-finds-india-2017

Embassy of India, Rome
Via Venti Settembre, 5, 00187 Roma



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