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ब्लग - साहित्य / चाडपर्व तथा दिन विशेष लेखहरू

Poornima Vrata/World Yoga Day/ Music Day

Poornima Vrata Special Audio

The dates of each full moon are considered sacred and celebrated as a festival. The date of the full moon is called Purnima/ Poornima in Sanskrit.

The full moon has special significance for donation, Yagnas, holy bath, donation, and invocation. It is believed that fasting on this day will take away the pain and also get rid of the Pitri Dosha. Although the Baishakh of 2078 BS has started, the dates of the previous year have not been completed yet this year. Today is Chaitra Poornima.

There is a tradition of fasting on the Poornima and worshiping Satyanarayana. It is believed that bathing in the morning on this Poornima and offering sweets, fruits, and flowers to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Lakshmi will be beneficial throughout the year. It is considered necessary to give argha to the moon in the evening.

World Yoga Day
coming out of feelings and circle (Process) is Yoga.

The Yoga Sutras are credited to Adiyogi Lord Shiva. The yoga practices that started from Shiva have come to us through generations of Saptarishis, scholars, sages, and Gurus. According to architectural studies, the idol of Lord Shiva in the meditation posture is considered to be the oldest. There is also an idol of Mahavira Jain, meditating. Another basis of yoga is the meditation idol of Lord Buddha, this idol is considered world famous. According to another statement, credit for yoga is given to Lord Krishna. Among the many names of Lord Krishna, Yogeshwar is also worshiped. Even UNESCO has registered yoga as its intangible cultural heritage since 2016.

World Yoga Day is celebrated on the 21st of June every year. Sadguru Jaggi Basdev, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, and the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi is among the inaugural personalities of this Yoga Day which was started to be celebrated in 2014. This formula of Yoga Day has been established by the United Nations itself and yoga have been taken as the index of millennium development. The world community understands that development and prosperity are not possible without personal peace and health.

Yoga Studies in Nepal
The formal study of yoga and naturopathy is being taught in Nepal at Valmiki Vidyapeeth of Nepal Sanskrit University. The entrants are given 6 months of yoga and naturopathy training. Those who have graduated in any subject have also been approved for a two-year postgraduate course. Although the Curriculum Development Center has been teaching yoga, naturopathy, and Ayurveda as subjects of interest in classes 9 and 10 since 2051 BS, it has not been able to start due to a lack of graduates in this field. Today, we want to appeal to the youth to move forward by making yoga study a goal of life.

From billionaires to saints, we all need to answer with our hands on our chests; is there peace in our lives? Are we happy? Human nature is beyond self-control, it is a creature indulging in greed, lust, and indulgence for material gain, human beings are the only creatures in the world who spend their whole life on their grid of needs and security, and it does not apply to other creatures.

Nepal is considered to be the birthplace of yoga. As yoga practice and Ayurveda is a reliable and ancient treatment method, it is requested to bring them into regular practice for staying healthy.

By practicing yoga and understanding the importance of yoga, we are sure to be successful and healthy even in daily life and health. Yoga is essential for an egalitarian world, yoga is life, and let's study more about it, adopt it, and achieve a happy and peaceful life.

World Music day

World Music Day, also known as Fête de la Musique, is an annual international celebration of music that takes place on June 21st. It was first initiated in 1982 by the French Minister of Culture, Jack Lang, and musician Maurice Fleuret. The main objective of World Music Day is to promote music in all its forms and encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in musical activities.

On this day, musicians, amateur or professional, are encouraged to perform in public spaces, such as streets, parks, and squares, free of charge. The idea behind this celebration is to bring music to the people, breaking down barriers and making it accessible to everyone. It is a day where music fills the air, and people can enjoy a wide range of genres and performances.

World Music Day has gained popularity worldwide, with numerous countries and cities participating in the festivities. Musicians and music lovers come together to create a vibrant atmosphere, sharing their passion for music and showcasing their talents. Concerts, jam sessions, workshops, and other musical events are organized, contributing to the cultural and artistic vitality of communities.

This global celebration has had a significant impact on the music industry and has helped to discover new talents, promote cultural diversity, and strengthen the sense of unity through music. It has become an occasion for people to appreciate different musical traditions, explore new genres, and connect with others through the universal language of music.That is the confluence of yoga and music.

-Suyog Dhakal

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