AZERI OBSERVER EDITORIAL STAFF
Embassy of India in Baku organized a yoga event at Shabran Wellbeing Resort on Sunday, June 18. The yoga session, conducted by Mr. Kanan Mammadov of The Art of Living, emphasized the importance of yoga for physical and mental well-being.
The Embassy of India in Azerbaijan, in collaboration with Shabran Wellbeing Resort, organized this event to promote unity, relaxation, and cultural exchange. Notable attendees included Ambassador of India in Azerbaijan Mr. Sridharan Madhusudhanan, Shabran Wellbeing Resort’s Director Ms. Aysel Mammadova, Shabran Wellbeing Resort’s Operations Manager Mr. Asif Mammadzadeh, and Member of Parliament, Head of Azerbaijan-India Working Group on Parliamentary Relations Mr. Nagif Hamzayev.
At the beginning of the event, Indian Ambassador Shridharan Madhusudhanan addressed the audience. In his speech, the ambassador spoke about the benefits of yoga, and expressed gratitude for the active support to yoga in Azerbaijan.
After the official part of the event, the guests had the opportunity to practice yoga outdoors with a beautiful view of the mountains from the Shabran Wellbeing Resort. The highlight of the evening was Indian dancing to traditional Indian music. Everyone present was able to feel the cheerful atmosphere of India. Participants also had the opportunity to sample a selection of Indian meals during the event, providing a taste of India’s rich cultural heritage.
The yoga event, a part of the International Yoga Day 2023 (IDY2023) celebration, underscored yoga’s physical and mental benefits. Following the success of this event, the Embassy, along with Shabran Wellbeing Resort, plans to continue organizing similar events to further encourage wellness, unity, and cultural exchange.
Shabran Wellness Resort is a luxurious place that seamlessly combines wellness, nature and rejuvenation. Set amidst the captivating beauty of Shabran, the state-of-the-art retreat resort offers an array of holistic experiences; Ayurvedic treatments with a team of professional therapists from India, wellness programs and exceptional dining options. Upon entering the vast green hotel area, you will be bound to be allured by the striking architecture of the hotel and welcoming interior design. Spacious and bright lobby inviting guests to deep dive into a conscious luxury with naturally inspired décor elements. Guests can relax in elegant rooms, suites and spacious cottages, explore nature trails and immerse themselves into a serene oasis.
Shabran Wellbeing Resort covers a territory of 12,6 ha. The hotel consists of 119 guestrooms and suites and 30 stand-alone residential villas. The hotel’s vast area includes walking pathways, kids’ playgrounds, a football field, an indoor swimming pool and spacious summer terraces.