NEW DELHI: Noted yoga guru Baba Ramdev fell off an elephant while performing a yoga asana on it and a video of the incident has gone viral on social media.
This incident occurred on Monday at Guru Sharanan’s ashram Ramanarati in Mathura. At the time of fall, Baba Ramdev was teaching yoga to saints there at the camp.
The 22-second viral video shows Baba Ramdev sitting on the elephant while performing a yoga asana.
A few seconds into the video, the elephant moves which disturbs Ramdev’s balance and he falls on the ground.
However, he gets up immediately laughing.
Take a look at the video posted by a user on Twitter:
BREAKING: Baba Ramdev fell off from an elephant while doing Yoga on it, has sustained severe injuries in Spine, now admitted to Medanta Gurgaon.pic.twitter.com/1ec0IxFDLG
— Dr Nimo Chaudhary (@niiravmodi) October 13, 2020
On October 12, Swami Ramdev shared a tweet about the yoga camp.
आज योग शिविर रमण रेती, श्री कार्ष्णि पीठ, गोकुल धाम, वृंदावन। pic.twitter.com/QNT1iRB6Rz
— स्वामी रामदेव (@yogrishiramdev) October 12, 2020
Baba Ramdev is known for his asanas and yoga postures. He has been holding large yoga camps since 2002 and broadcasting his yoga classes for TV audiences.
Yoga is a spiritual and ascetic discipline that combines physical exercises, mental meditation and breathing techniques to strengthen the muscles and relieve stress.