The Yoga Festival is celebrated each and every year in Allahabad City with full excitement. The Department of Tourism, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh conducts the exceptional Yoga festival weeks in the sacred city. Large numbers of children, youths, men and women come from different parts of India to attend the Yoga festival every year. These yoga weeks provide the wide opportunities to the people to learn new things and practice them.Opportunity to learn, discuss, absorb and practice Yoga amidst cultural and natural heritage of UP. This Yoga festival is considered to heal the mind, body and soul of the people in perfect ways.
The importance of Yoga is unparalleled in the Indian civilization. This art of meditation and alternative medication has heavily influenced the India and world. The path of yoga is considered to be a perfect way to find peace of mind and solace without corrupting the soul. The movement got popular in the west as a counter-revolution to the Hippie movement. It is very interesting to know that both the followers of Hippie movement and Yogism used to visit south Asia to find their respective solace.
The festival features discourses on Yoga by numerous past and present exponents. Tailor-made programs are also available for visitors willing to pay.