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Essay Contest for Yogadarsana Workshop

Indic Today is organizing an essay writing contest. The winner will get to attend a workshop on Yogadarsana from 21st June to 27th June in the idyllic settings of Ramgarh, Nainital District, Uttarakhand, where highlights on the Astanga-yoga methodology will be shared with participants with special focus on the topic of the extra-ordinary powers that can become accessibly through application of the Yogic methods as mentioned by Patanjali in the Yogasutra, and how those can help us in our daily lives. The seats for the workshop are almost filled, but Indic Today has been able to reserve exactly one seat for the winner of this contest. Workshop fees, lodging, boarding and traveling expenses (train tickets from Delhi) shall be provided.

This workshop is being conducted by Sri Vinay Jha who is a highly decorated scholar and a specialist of various branches of Sanskrit learning. He has authored over 50 books and over 150 articles, and worked to promote Sanskrit studies through multi-disciplinary approaches in order to make such studies relevant to contemporary world and knowledge domains. He has toured internationally as a visiting Professor and delivered lectures on different topics related to Indian knowledge system.

This is a great opportunity for researchers, scholars and anybody who is interested in understanding the Yogasutras more deeply. More details about the workshop can be found here.

Participants are required to choose from one of the following topics and write a 1000 – 1500 word essay.


  • Importance of yoga in modern life
  • Hindu view of spirituality
  • Peace and power of a yogic mind

Submissions must be mailed to us by 1st June, 2018 at this id: The winner will be announced on 5th June and the winning essay will be published in Indic Today.

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