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Yoga joins Unesco world heritage list

Dec 2nd, 2016 by

Mind-body discipline is added to intangible cultural heritage list along with Cuba’s rumba and Peruvian scissors dance

Yoga, the mind-body discipline based on ancient Indian philosophy and now practised all over the world, has joined Unesco’s list of intangible world heritage.

It was added to the prestigious list in recognition of its influence on Indian society, from health and medicine to education and the arts, the world heritage committee said in a statement.

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