Heartfulness proposes meditation on the heart with an aim of attaining subtler levels of consciousness. The heart is not merely a pump for blood circulation – its role goes far beyond that. References in ancient Indian literature on Yoga, especially that from Sages like Patanjali,…
IYA held the Rajasthan State Chapter formation meeting on August 12, 2020. The meeting commenced with a prayer. The first State Chapter meeting was presided over by Dr. Jaideep Arya, Joint Secretary, IYA and Regional Coordinator, North Region, IYA. He then gave an overview of the Association, its formation, development and future plans. He also gave an elaborate vision about the potential and possibilities of the Rajasthan State Chapter.
Shri Ravi Tumuluri, Joint Secretary, IYA, Smt. Ekta Bouderlique, Working Director, SPPPRC, IYA & Representative of SCRM, Dr.Swatantra Kumar Sharma, Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari, Shri Mahesh Sharma, Art of Living Foundation, Bengaluru, Shri Arvind Kumar Pandey Ji, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, Shri Kapil Kesari, Dev Sanskriti Vishwa Vidyalaya, Shri Himanshu Paliwal, Dev Sanskriti Vishwa Vidyalaya, Shri Vishal Garg, Mokshayatan Yogashram, Saharanpur, Dr.Gunjan Garg, Mokshayatan Yogashram, Saharanpur, Shri Suryapratap Singh Rajawat, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry, Shri Vinayak Dixit, S.M.Y.M. Samiti (Kaivalyadham), Lonavla, Shri Kashinath Mhetre, SVYASA, Shri Vimla Sheoran, Shri Ram Chandra Mission, Col Amar Singh, Shri Ram Chandra Mission, Shri Akash Singhvi, The Yoga Institute, Mumbai, Smt.Vijay Laxmi, Govt Teacher,
Rajya Prabhari, Mahila Patanjali, Dr. Veena Moondra, Ujjain Yoga Life Society, Ujjain, Shri Samder Singh Rathore, Patanjali Bharat Swabhiman Prabharak, Shri Karampal Yadav, East Office Secretary, Patanjali, Shri Sandeep Kasania, Patanjali Yuva Prabharak, Shri Shayam Lal Bhatti, Ananta Yoga Institute, Shri Vinod Pareek, Audit Head, Patanjali Faculty, Shri Purnendu Sharma, Life member, IYA, Doctor, Patanjali, Shri Shambhu lal Vaishnav, Member, IYA & Director of Himalaya Yoga Studio, Shri Sanjay Kumar, Life Member, IYA and Shri Mahesh Yadav.
Member Institutions who have either given representation or have sought time to give representation were Shri Anil Sharma, Preksha International, Lardnou, Dr. Lara Sharma, YPM, IYA and Shri Smit Raj Brar, Shri Ram Chandra Mission.
The nominees who were recommended for different posts from amongst the members present and other nominees who were in absentia were Shri Vinod Pareek for Chairperson, Shri Suryapratap Singh Rajawat for Vice Chairperson, Shri Mahesh Sharma for Vice Chairperson, Shri Vimla Sheoran, Shri Arvind Kumar Pandey for Vice Chairperson (Examination/Academic), Dr. Swatantra Kumar Sharma, Secretary, Shri Kapil Dev Kesari for Organizing Secretary, Smt.Vijay Lakshmi for Joint Secretary, Shri Vinayak Dixit for Joint Secretary(Yoga Training), Shri Purnendu Sharma for Joint Secretary (Co-Research), Dr. Gunjan Garg for Joint Secretary (Research), Shri Shambhu Lal Vaishnav for Joint Secretary(Membership), Dr. Veena Moondra for Joint Secretary (Event), Shri Samder Singh Rathore for Joint Secretary (Event), Col Amar Joint Secretary(Press /Media), Shri Sandeep Kasna for Joint Secretary (Co-Media), Shri Himanshu Paliwal, Joint Secretary (Social Media), Shri Akash Singhvi for Treasurer, Shri Vishal Garg for Member, Shri Karampal Yadav for Member (Karyalay Prabhand) and Shri Anil Sharma for Member.
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