The International Day of Yoga at Turtle Barn Organic Farm
Dancing on the farm

Here is what members of the Edmond, Oklahoma satsang did to celebrate the International Day of Yoga at Turtle Barn Organic Farm on June 21, 2016.

On December 11 in 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. The declaration came after the call for the adoption of June 21st as International Day of Yoga by the Honorable Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi during his address to UN General Assembly on September 27, 2014 when he stated: "Yoga is an invaluable gift of India's ancient tradition . It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature."

International Day of Yoga logo
Bend, stretch and pull that weed!
In suggesting June 21, which is the Summer Solstice, as the International Day of Yoga, Mr. Narendra Modi had said that, "the date is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and has special significance in many parts of the world. "

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Kale and fruit smoothie toast to International Day of Yoga!
Celebrating the potato harvest
Two beautiful blossoms

A single day's strawberry harvest
The pomegranate bushes are thriving
Cherokee purple and Sweet 100’s tomatoes are the best


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Turtle Barn Activities Throughout the Year
4 apple trees and 4 cherry trees were planted in April
Elle demonstrates how to prune the grape bushes
Strawberries, cilantro and tomato plants starting to grow in May

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Satsang chanting Lokah for bees
Planting green beans
Farm crew with AYHUDD volunteers
A 4 pound sweet potato!
Toasting marshmallows from the organic marshmallow bushes
Harvest dinner


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