Wee Cumbrae is Now Peace Island of Baba Ramdev

by OldSailor on October 5, 2009


Wee_Cumbrae_Shanti_ Dwipam_Peace_Island The uninhabited Scottish island of Little Cumbrae (also known as Wee Cumbrae) has now become the Peace Island (Shanti Dwipam in Sanskrit) of Patanjali Yog Peeth (UK) Trust (PYPT).

Some interesting features of Little Cumbrae, the Peace Island are:

  • PYPT aims to make Wee Cumbrae accessible for everyone as a worldwide destination for the whole family, to experience the rejuvenating and healing powers of Yog Pranayam and Ayurved.
  • Has an area of 277 hectares (684 acres) and has a length of approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 kilometres) and 0.9 miles (1.5 kilometres) at its widest point.
  • Nearly thousand people joined the ‘Hawan’ celebrations on September 27 led by Baba Ramdev, co-founder of PYPT.
  • Sam and Sunita Poddar, Scottish couple of Indian origin have purchased the island for £2 million and have pledged the use of the island to the PYPT to establish the first five star Pranayam Yog and Ayurved medicine retreat outside India.
  • Sunita Poddar is the international coordinator and a trustee of PYPT, UK.

View a slideshow of Little Cumbrae Island – Scotland from Private Islands Inline. Little_Cumbrae

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For more details, log on to Patanjali Yog Peeth (UK) Trust.

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