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A Brief History of Yoga: From Vedas to Vegas

Watch the three thousand-year-old history of yoga explained in three minutes.

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When did yoga really go international? Wait, when did yoga get here in India in the first place? When and how did yoga evolve from the Vedas to Vegas?

We dug deep into the three-and-a-half thousand year old history of yoga to find out the story.

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Starting from the Rig Veda and Bhagavad Gita, to meeting Hollywood in 1947 and taking the world by storm, yoga has come a long way.

And in 2015, over 190 countries celebrated the first ever International Day of Yoga.

21 June marks the third ever celebration of Yoga Day, the party’s still on. Wanna join?

Video Editor: Puneet Bhatia

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