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 Uttar Pradesh State Chapter Committee formation meeting on August 11, 2020 online. The meeting commenced with a prayer. The first State Chapter meeting was presided over by Dr. Jaideep Arya ji, 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 Madhya Pradesh State Chapter.
The meeting was attended by Smt Ekta Boulderique, Working Director, SPPPRC,IYA & Representative of SCRM,
Smt Shalini Merhotra, Lucknow, Shri Ram Chandra Mission, Chennai, Shri Sanjai Kumar Rai, Shri Ram Chandra Mission, Chennai, Shri Abodh Shrivastava, SVYASA, Bengaluru, Acharya Mukesh YadavS.M.Y.M. Samiti (Kaivalyadham), Lonavla, Shri Sumit Upreti, International Centre of Yoga Education and Research, Pondicherry, Shri Amit Garg, Mokshayatan Yogashram, Saharanpur, Shri Navneesh Kant Sharma, Mokshayatan Yogashram, Saharanpur, Shri Akhilesh Pandey, Shri Navneesh Kant Sharma, Dr. Charu Sharma, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Shri Shubham Kumar Verma, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Shri Sunil Ji, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, Sridevi Rajput, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, Smt. Vandana Baranwal , Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, Advocate Shri Bhagwan Ji, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, Smt. Shashi Ji, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar, Shri Naveen Singh, Shri Mahender Kumar, Shri Taneja, IYA Life Member, Dr Ramesh Chandra, IYA Life Member, Dr Amarjeet Yadav, Lucknow University, HoD Shri Satendra Kumar Rajput, Dr Naveen Singh PYS, Shri Prayagraj, IYA LM Member, Shri Peeyush Kant Mishra, IYA Life Member, Dr Sanjeev Pandey, Shri Amar Singh Bhaduria, Sree Bhagwan Singh, Shri Abhishekh Singh, Shri Shahsi Kushwaha, Smt.Laxmi Bhagat, Shri Rohit Kaushik, and Shri Yuvraj Aditya Arya.
Member Institutions who have either given representation or have sought time to give representation were Shri. Vishnu Goyal, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry, Shri Dhiraj Saraswat, Mokshayatan Yogashram, Saharanpur, Shri Pradeep Pathak, Art of Living Foundation, Bengaluru, Sri Prabal Pratap Singh, Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra Vivekanandapuram, Kanyakumari, Shri Sumit Kumar Singh, IYA Life Member, Shri Pradeep Agarwal, The Yoga Institute (Senior TYI Sadhak).
The nominees who were recommended for different posts from amongst the members present and other nominees who were in absentia are Dr Amarjeet Yadav for Chairperson, Acharya Mukesh Yadav, for Vice Chairperson, Shri Abodh Shrivastava for Vice Chairperson, Shri Sanjai Kumar Rai for Vice Chairperson, Sree Bhagwan Singh for Vice Chairperson, Shri Pradeep Pathak for Vice Chairperson, Shri Pradeep Agarwal for Vice Chairperson, Shri Amar Singh Bhaduria for Secretary, Shri Amit Garg for Joint Secretary, Shri Sumit Upreti for Joint Secretary, Dr Ramesh Chandra for Joint Secretary (Press & Media), Smt. Sridevi Rajput for Joint Secretary (Event), Shri Sanjeev Pandey for Joint Secretary (Event), Smt. Laxmi Bhagat for Joint Secretary (Event), Shri Rohit Kaushik for Joint Secretary (Coordination), Shri Satendra Kumar Rajput for Joint Secretary (Research), Dr. Charu Sharma for Joint Secretary (Research), Smt. Vandana Baranwal for Joint Secretary (Research), Shri Akhilesh Pandey for Treasurer, Shri Vishnu Goyal for Member, Sri Prabal Pratap Singh for Member, Shri Peeyush Kant Mishra for Member, Shri Sumit Kumar Singh for Member, Shri Rohit for Member, Smt Shalini Merhotra for Member, Shri Sunil for Member, Shri Navneesh Kant Sharma for Member and Shri Punit Garg for Member.