Chicago IL: The first meeting for celebration of 2nd International Yoga Day in US Mid-West was chaired by Consul General, Dr. Ausaf Sayeed. The participating organizations which attended the curtain raiser event were Art of Living Foundation, Brahma Kumaris Meditation Centre, Isha Foundation, Sahajayoga, Yog Sadhan Ashram, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, SEWA International, Science of Spirituality, Eye on India, Islamic Center Naperville and Arya Samaj. The 2nd IYD will be celebrated under the umbrella of the Consulate on 25th June, 2016 at Timber Creek Inn, 3300 Drew Ave, Sandwich, IL. The City of Sandwich has declared its support to the celebrations and would be issuing a special proclamation declaring the Day by the city as International Yoga Day.
During the meeting, homage was also paid to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Constitution of India, on the occasion of his 125th Birth Anniversary, which was on the 14th April, 2016.
Source: Asian Media USA
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