Oscar award winner Sukhwinder Singh performs at The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, on Tuesday, October 9


Oscar award winner Sukhwinder Singh performs at The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, on Tuesday, October 9


Oscar (Academy) award winner Sukhwinder Singh rendered devotional songs at The Yoga Institute, Shri Yogendra Marg, Prabhat Colony, next to Santacruz station. Sukhwinder Singh brought along several famous musicians with his orchestra to the oldest organized Yoga centre in the world and performed as a tribute to the Yogendra family. More than 1,000 devotees and fans gathered at the Institute on the occasion as Sukhwinder performed for non-stop for three hours.

 World renowned performer Sukhwinder Singh said, “Being a student of the Yoga Institute, Santacruz, I am happy to perform here for all the Yoga practitioners and a special tribute to late Dr. Patanjali and Yogendra family. The Yoga Institute is so pious and peaceful that it provided the ideal settings for rendering devotional songs. I’m happy that the audiences also joined in with me in hymns and devotional songs in honour of the Almighty.”

Smt. Hansaji Jayadeva Yogendra, Director, The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, said, “It was an engaging session to have a world famous singer like Sukhwinder Singh performing in the august premises of The Yoga Institute, Santacruz. It was a great tribute to my son who died in an accident in July 2012 and family by the noted singer and one that we shall remember for a long time.”

 About The Yoga Institute

Located in an acre of lush greenery, the Institute is an oasis of peace in the middle of the hustle-bustle of Mumbai city. The simplicity, sincerity and non commercial angle of the Institute draws many people from across the world and today more than a thousand people come to the Institute daily. The courses offered here include Health camps for several health conditions like cardiac problems and hypertension, respiratory problems, diabetes, orthopaedic conditions and stress related problems, etc. The Institute caters to people from the womb to the tomb as the courses offer guidance for harmony in marital life, pregnancy ante natal and post natal classes are held, as are children’s classes, including some for teenagers and then right into adult life. Some personal growth workshops foster on the concepts of self development, concentration, relaxation, mind and memory Training. These topics are based on the Samkhya principles of the Bhavas or attitudes, which have to be inculcated for a healthy state. Many find succour, guidance and help at the Institute, while others find their experiences as life changing at this Institute founded in 1918.