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.
View some video clips:
- Largs and Millport News … Video of Swami Ramdev press conference on Wee Cumbrae.
- Yoga Followers Invade Wee Scottish Island
Read more from
- Sky News: One Thousand Yoga Fans Flock To Peace Island
- The Telegraph, Calcutta (Kolkata): On a Scottish island bought as a gift for birthday, a yoga initiative begins
For more details, log on to Patanjali Yog Peeth (UK) Trust.
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