February 26, 2012 has been deemed, World Yoga Day. Hundreds, maybe thousands, will bend, twist, breathe and flow for two hours (11-12 in their local time zone) to support Reporters Without Borders, an international organisation that stands for freedom of press.
History has shown the crucial role of journalists reporting from war zones and areas of crisis. Without their endeavor to find out and report the truth no change for the better is possible.
The following contains extreme violence:
Today, more than 200 yoga studios are participating worldwide. Here’s one of them…
Yogacentralen in Frederiksberg, Denmark, the studio where I teach, more than twenty-five people participated today to support this important cause:
The Ego Eradicator pose (above).
Om Asato Ma Sat Gamaya
Tamaso Ma Jyotir Gamaya
Mrityor Ma Amritam Gamaya
Om Shanti Shanti Shanti.
Lead Us From the Unreal To Real,
Lead Us From Darkness To Light,
Lead Us From Death To Immortality,
Aum (the universal sound of God)
Let There Be Peace Peace Peace.