On the 19th July, IYA team including Prof Kambhampati Subrahmanyam, Sri DR Kaarthikeyan and Ravi Tumuluri visited Rajarajeshwari Temple and paid their respects to Sri Sri Sri Jayendra Puri Mahaswamiji, the present pontiff of Sri Kailash Ashrama Mahasamshtana. Sri Sri Sri Tiruchi Swamigal was the…
Chandigarh Chapter celebrated the Basantotsava
The Chandigarh Chapter of Indian Yoga Association celebrated the Basantotsava on February 14, 2021 with a cultural program through the webinar. It was attended by yoga members ranging from six years old to 80 years old. Dance programs of younger members and yoga activities of children captivated everyone.
Shri Ajit Handa, Vice Chairman stressed on improving the talent of children. He said, “Such programs are necessary for complete development of children along with their mental development as well as physical and mental development.”
Mr. Naveen Phulera, Chairman said, “Children are the future of the country. It is extremely important that they are happy for the stronger foundation of national development.” Smt.Krishna Goel, Vice Chairperson also explained that there is a scientific mystery behind Basantotsava.
Rajasthan SCC conducts Webinar on Yoga for Divine Life
A Webinar on “Yoga for Divine Life” was organized on February 6, 2021 by the Rajasthan State Chapter Committee of IYA with Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya (DSVV), Haridwar. The program commenced with a welcome address by Dr. Swatantra Sharma, Secretary, Rajasthan State Chapter Committee, IYA and Shri Kapil Dev Kesari, Organizing Secretary, Rajasthan State Chapter Committee, IYA.
Speaking as the main speaker of this webinar, Dr. Chinmay Pandya, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Chinmay Pandya, DSVV said, “The land of India is a sacred since time immemorial and this is famous in the world as Yoga Bhumi. Yoga is not just about relieving physical problems or gaining physical resilience, but yoga is looking for the possibilities of human life. In the form of the rise of the possibility of human life, it can be reached to God and in the form of a fall, the culprit can be animals or vampires. Yoga is going to regulate the attitude towards life, its shape and nature. The ultimate goal of yoga is to understand yoga as a means to reach altitude and help every human being to reach the level of higher consciousness. This consciousness has manifested in various forms and in historical form everyone from Hanuman to Arjuna has been an extension of this consciousness. Yoga is the attainment of the right purpose of life.”
The webinar also saw the presence of Shri Ravi Tumuluri, Joint Secretary, IYA. In his address he explained that the purpose of IYA is to bring the flow of unity throughout the world. All the traditions of yoga are being represented IYA. This effort made in India proves that all the people of the world can be unified through yoga.
Dr. Vivek Vijay, Shri Varun Manik and Shri Rajkumar extended their support to the event. The program was conducted by Shri Himanshu Paliwal, Joint Secretary, Social Media, IYA.
UPSCC organizes Seminar on Precautions during Yoga Practice
The Uttar Pradesh State Chapter of IYA conducted a seminar on Precautions during Yoga Practice on February 14, 2021. The seminar was addressed by Dr. Amarjeet Yadav, President, Shri Bhagwan Singh, Vice-President, Smt.Vandana Baranwal, Joint Secretar, Yogacharya Akhilesh Pandey, Treasurer, Shri Ashish Tandon and Dr. Brajesh Kumar Gupta.
The aspects and prospects regarding Yoga & Health both were discussed in depth during the session. The discussion focused on yogasana practice with cleanliness, empty stomach, prayer, Saatvic aahaar, comfortable clothing, flat place, time, proper breathing, relaxation techniques, and shanti path. Important points like one should avoid jerking/hurry/curry during performing yogasana were also stressed upon
Several people including Shri Vijay Kumar Mishra, Shri Prince Chaudhary, Shri Amarjeet, Smt.Shalini Mehrotra, Shri Rohit Kaushik, Shri Sanjay Kumar Rai, Shri S L Yadav and Shri Pradeep Pathak attended the seminar. The seminar concluded with Shri Amar Singh Bhadauria, Secretary, UPSCC extending his thanks to all.
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