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Posted on: January 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Celebrating diversity: YOGA and the Hindu tradition--a presentation to the Town Bd

Greenburgh is a diverse community. At different Town Bd meetings we welcome learning about your culture --share interesting info with your neighbors.
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Greenburgh is a community that welcomes diversity. We welcome residents from different backgrounds to our town and appreciate learning about their cultures.

Devendra inamdar spoke to the Town Board at our last meeting about the importance of yoga and shared with Board members info about the Hindu Surya Namaskar (SUN) Salutation Awareness period.  Watch the video below --and learn about yoga and how important it could be for you and your health.    We want to learn about your culture and will highlight interesting info at upcoming Town Board meetings. E mail if you'd like to share. The Village of Ardsley does a fantastic job of celebrating their cultures and we'd like to follow their example.

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In Recognition of Surya Namaskar (SUN Salutation) Awareness Period

January 16 – January 31, 2021


WHEREAS, YOGA is an ancient process of keeping the human mind and body in good health. Spiritual training is considered a part of physical training from ancient times in India. The Surya Namaskar (SUN Salutation) is a special sequence of YOGA postures that provides the key health benefits of YOGA in a very succinct package.


WHEREAS, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) is a voluntary, non-profit, social and cultural organization, which aims at preserving and passing on the ancient Hindu heritage and cultural values to the next generation of Hindus and raise awareness around the world; and


WHEREAS, HSS is organizing a Health for Humanity Yogathon and the goal is to complete One Million Surya Namaskar (SUN Salutation) by Twelve Thousand participants, collectively and individually, to promote friendship, mutual understanding and good health among multi-cultural and diverse members of the community; and


WHEREAS, YOGA enthusiasts, YOGA Studios, local schools and organizations are participating in this event. SUN Salutations can be included daily during this time as a part of physical activity and/or spiritual training.


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town of Greenburgh do hereby recognize the


Health for Humanity Yogathon


And thank HSS for their outstanding job with helping to preserve and promote the ancient heritage and cultural values around the world.



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