Mathura: Popular Yoga guru Baba Ramdev fell off an elephant while he was performing yogasana on its back at the Ramnareti Ashram in Mahavan, Mathura on Monday. Also Read - "Can You Clarify....": IMA Seeks Explanation From Union Health Minister On Patanjali's Coronil Row
Fortunately, he was not injured in the incident, according to reports. A video of the incident has gone viral on social media. Also Read - Coronil: Ramdev's Patanjali Announces First Evidence-Based Medicine For Coronavirus
Ramdev was doing pranayama on the elephant’s back when it moved, causing Ramdev to fall. In the video, Ramdev could be seen dusting off dirt and moving on with a smile. Also Read - IndiaMART CEO, 2 Others Booked For Selling Govardhan Hill Rocks Online
The video has garnered over 18,400 views on Twitter and netizens had varied reactions to the video.
One user said, “Apparently the pachyderm was not taught yoga properly.” Another wrote, “…and quickly back on his feet! Only Baba Ramdev!”
Someone commented, “Wow, he still has the enthusiasm we used to have when we were kids. Gire, fir haste haste khade ho gaye…. bachpan yaad aa gaya.. (Fell down and then stood up laughing, Reminds of childhood days)” Yet another added, “He jumped and not fall.”
In August, a video of Baba Ramdev falling down while cycling in rain had gone viral on social media.
Baba Ramdev is well-known for his asanas and yoga postures. He has been holding large yoga camps for a decade now and is credited for making this ancient form of exercise popular in the country and overseas.