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Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum

The Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum opened to the public in 1857 and is Mumbai's oldest museum. It is the erstwhile Victoria and Albert Museum, Bombay, that showcases the city’s cultural heritage and history through a rare collection of fine and decorative arts that highlight early modern art practices as well as the craftsmanship of various communities of the Bombay Presidency. The permanent collection includes miniature clay models, dioramas, maps, lithographs, photographs,  rare books, miniature paintings, early modern art, textiles and beautifully crafted objects that document the life of the people of Mumbai and the history of the city from the late eighteenth to early-twentieth centuries.The Museum, once in a derelict condition, underwent a comprehensive five-year restoration by INTACH supported by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and the Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation. The project won UNESCO’s international Award of Excellence for cultural conservation in 2005. The Museum re-opened in 2008 andhosts an extensive exhibitions programme which explores the importance of the collection and includes a strong focus on contemporary art and culture.The Museum has partnered with international institutions to showcase artists and exhibitions. From an intensive post-graduate diploma programme on modern and contemporary art, weekend family activites, festive fun, workshops for adult learners, to tours that link school curriculum with the Museum's collection and exhibitions, the Museum strives to offer something to everyone. The programmes and tours at the Museum are available in both English, Hindi  and Marathi.The Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum is closed on all Wednesdays and certain public holidays. 

The Yoga Institute

The Yoga Institute, world’s oldest and first organized centre for Holistic Classical Yoga, was founded in 1918 by Shri Yogendraji (Father of Modern Yoga Renaissance). Three generations of Yogendra family, have been unrelentingly transforming lives of millions of householders and spread yogic wisdom for 100 years. Led by Dr. Hansaji Yogendra, Director of The Yoga Institute, this NPO has independently propagating practical applications of yogic ideas. With the belief 'Yoga is a way of life', it empowers people in creating a balanced healthy body and mind, improve interpersonal relationships, derive purpose to reach the highest duty consciousness.The pristine and peaceful grounds of the ashram induce positivity in the thousands who visit daily. Most of who enroll in special courses, health camps, regular classes, workshops and teacher training courses. Today more than 50,000 of their Yoga teachers make a huge impact on lives of millions, locally and globally. The headquarter of the Institute is in Mumbai. Its immense contribution to the benefaction of Yoga education, research, experiential learning, standardisation of practices and social service initiatives has made it the first QCI (QUALITY COUNCIL OF INDIA) certified Yoga Teacher Training School in India. It is also certified as the first authorized Yoga School to conduct government certified courses by Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.  Housing world's first museum of Yoga, Shri Yogendra Museum of Classical Yoga, presents a historically balanced view of Yoga. Esteemed as a Life School, the Institute has received many awards and accolades, for diligent efforts towards Yoga education and societal development. More Details:Address: Shri. Yogendra Marg, Prabhat Colony, Santacruz-East, Mumbai, 400055, Phone: +91-22-26122185, 26110506E-Mail: info@theyogainstitute