Yoga For Social Transformation and Global Sustainability

Since a long time ago, Yoga has proven to be the panacea for all the human problems. It is a time-tested, evidence-based, powerful practice for transformation. It can solve the critical challenges of life and in major domains of social function beyond health care such as education, public safety, and global sustainability.

There have been discussion and many efforts put in to solve the problems of the universe. We need to put efforts to find how yoga not only affects everything we do, but also profoundly affects our relationships with everything and everyone around us, including the sustainability of our fragile planet. Much interest has been generated around the globe after the UN declared 21st June as the World Yoga Day.

There are lots of organizations that are busy and will present their findings on the effects of yoga. These centers are serving thousands of children and youth in schools and alternative schools, Juvenile Halls, and jails, along with implications of classroom climate and school-wide learning environment.

The organizing principle for sustainability is sustainable development, which includes the four interconnected domains: ecology, economics, politics, and culture. Sustainability science is the study of sustainable development and environmental science. via

Many institutes’ scope of work serving individual populations such as at-risk youth, seniors, cancer survivors and people battling addiction, as well as training educators, health care professionals, and violence prevention officials. A model for program design and delivery will be presented that impacts major domains of social function, and that can get scaled globally.

Yoga tackles every new problem and the an incident or occurrence on its merits and needs. The needs of the people get ascertained and worked. There is more than one example whereby such Yoga institutes work. Only after determining the need they respond accordingly.

The recent earthquake victims of Nepal have got helped by the Patanjali Yog Peeth of Haridwar, India and the Niroga Institute at Oakland, CA 94611, California, USA. Niroga Institute: Transforming Lives and Cultivating Compassionate Communities Creating healthy, peaceful, and compassionate communities through universal access to Dynamic Mindfulness.

These institutions have both, done the commendable work of supporting the rural areas near Kathmandu and Gorkha where the both deaths and structural destruction have taken place. The volunteers are at the ground zero and making all out efforts to bring solace to people. The orphaned children were brought to Patanjali shelter house. Children have been provided with a school and hostel to get ahead in life.

Their educational needs have been taken care of. Monetary help may routed through Paypal. All you need to do is to get in touch with

Patanjali Yog Peeth has played a significant role for the orphaned. The children were brought to Patanjali shelter house. Children have been provided with a school and hostel to get ahead in life. Their educational needs have been taken care of. Donation may be routed through the info at the website:

The entire scope of the social work being carried out the Patanjali Yogpeeth for Social Transformation and Global Sustainability may also be experienced physically at Haridwar, India.  


Former Sailing Sea Captain at V.Ships, Miami, FL, USA (retired in 2009). Studied BA (Sophomore) at The Principia, now lives in Jaipur, India

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