Mauni Amavasya (Silence Day) is an annual observance. The observation of Silence Day is a practice that Swami Veda Bharati invited us to practice.
Swami Ritavan Bharati is Ashram Pramukh and successor of Swami Veda Bharati as per Swami Veda’s will.
Questions for this interview came from Carolyn Hodges. Answers are from Swami Ritavan Bharati.
(Editor's Note: This written message first appears in English, followed by translations into Chinese, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Thai.)
This is to the beloved manifestations of Divine Atman in Yoga,
My dear self,
I pay homage to the founders, the sages, the rishis of the Guru lineage by whose compassion, intuition and insight this eternal knowledge has come to bless and grant us beneficences at this time of our ongoing history of spiritual development in humanity.
One example, the most contemporary example…
Soon after Mr. Narendra Modi was elected Prime Minister of India he addressed the United Nations and proposed that there should be an international yoga day. Unprecedentedly 177 nations favoured the proposal. It is thus that 21st June has been declared as the international yoga day every year.