Dr Deepika Kothari and Ramji Om are producer and director of the film ‘History of Yoga- the path of my ancestors’ by their production house Vishuddhi Films, Mumbai. This is part of a OVBI Google Hangout series as a run up to the International Day of Yoga.For the documentary Film ‘History of Yoga- the path of my ancestors’ they did 6 years of extensive research & travelled 35,000 KM across India, Nepal, Europe & US.
The film takes viewers to 6000 years of History & Philosophy of yoga in just 100 minutes. The story explores the elements of Yoga in Harappa Civilization, Veda, Jainism, Buddhism, Hath-Yogic practices of medieval times & other peripheral doctrines. The film ends in 19th century where modern science acknowledges the potential of yoga in a new light.